Official Communication – Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Historial of the Great War is closed to the public.

Dear visitors,

In accordance with French government directives concerning COVID-19, Historial of the Great War (both museums in Péronne and Thiepval) is closed to the public from March 15, 2020 until further notice.

We continue to review the situation and will publish updates on our website and social media.

Historial of the Great War remains available by e-mail. For any further enquiries, please contact us at

We thank you for your understanding and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. We wish you all the best.

Kindest regards,

Hervé FRANCOIS, Director