Practical information

Here you'll find all the practical information you need to prepare your visit to the Oppidum and the Musée archéologique d'Ensérune.

Vue aérienne de l'Oppidum et du musée archéologique depuis l'extrémité ouest du site

Opening hours

1 April to 30 September
9:45am - 6:30pm
Closed Mondays

1 October to 31 March
9:45am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 5:30pm
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Open on Easter and Whitsun Mondays.

Exceptional closures on 1 January, 1 May, 1 and 11 November and 25 December.

Please note: last access to the monument is one hour before closing time. It's a 10-minute walk from the parking lot to the site entrance.


The ticket gives you access to the whole monument and to the guided tour.

Ticket office

For individuals


Individual ticket

9 €

Special rate (partnerships)

7,5 €
Exceptional sites in Languedoc 

Twin ticket

Fortress of Salses (Pyrénées-Orientales), valid for one month15 €


  • Under 18s.
  • 18-25 years (European Union nationals and regular non-European residents in France).
  • Disabled person and accompanying adult.
  • Jobseekers (on presentation of a certificate less than 6 months old).
  • Valid Education Pass.
  • The first Sunday of January, February, March and November, December.

Visitors eligible for free admission

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For groups


Group rate

7,5 €
  • From 20 paying adults.
  • Any person coming with a tourism professional, with no minimum number of people.
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Payment method

  • cash
  • credit cards
  • check
  • Culture check
  • chèques-vacances (ANCV)
  • chèque Lire (only in stores)

Access and transport

Oppidum and archaeological museum of Ensérune

Ensérune archaeological site
34440 Nissan-lez-Ensérune

By car

From Béziers or Perpignan: N9 then D162E 
Difficult access through the village of Colombiers 
From Carcassonne: A61 to Narbonne, then N9 to Béziers and D162E 

From Montpellier: A9 exit Béziers ouest, direction Narbonne - Nissan-Lez-Ensérune and D162E

By bike

The Ensérune Oppidum and archaeological museum is located close to the Canal du Midi and its cycle route. The monument has been awarded the Accueil Vélo label.


Services and visiting conditions

  • Water fountain
  • Toilets
  • Cane chair
  • Possibility of resting during the tour and outside
  • Bike rack
  • Drop-off point
  • Parking lot (10-minute walk up a footpath)
  • Picnic facilities outside the site
  • Bookshop
  • Mobile recharging zone
  • Dogs on leash on site, but not allowed in the museum

Disabled access

2 spaces reserved for PRMs near the reception pavilion

PRM access ramp
Elevator to first floor
Accessible toilets

Outdoor pathway
Please note that some sections require wheelchair users to be accompanied.

Accessible toilets along the route

Consult the dedicated page

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