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Welcome to Gergovia!

On the emblematic Plateau of Gergovia, the Gergovia Museum invites you into the world of the Ancient Gauls and the clash of arms between Vercingetorix and Caesar.


From 6 July 2024 to 1 September 2024, the Gergovia Museum is open daily (from 11 A.M. to 7 P.M.) 

The Gergoviotes

Discover the new temporary exhibition of the Gergovia Museum dedicated to the Gergoviotes, archaeological students and Resistance fighters on the Gergovia plateau during the Second World War!

About us

Located on the legendary Gergovia Plateau in the heart of the Auvergne, the Archaeological Museum of the Battle of Gergovia deals with the historical battle between Julius Caesar and the Gallic warlord Vercingetorix.  Come and explore the 600 m2 interactive exhibition with its various archaeological artefacts, multimedia presentations and reduced-scale and real-life models.  Are you ready for an adventure?

The immersion room
The outstanding objects
The military forces
History of the Arverni territory
Testimonies of the living and the dead
The landscape through time


What’s on the summer 2024 in Gergovia and Corent: guided tours and cultural activities

This summer, discover the archaeological sites of Gergovia and Corent with our outdoor guided tours. In addition to your visit of the Archaeological Museum of the Battle of Gergovia, let yourself be guided under the sun of the Auvergne to discover History where it was enacted.

Guided tours of the archaeological digs on the Gergovia plateau 2024

For the 2024 season, archaeological research resumes on the sector of the “Quartier des Artisans”, on the southern edge of the Gergovia plateau. These excavations focus on re-examining the main access to the fortified Gallic city…

The 2024 event program at the Gergovia Museum

Discover all our museum activities in 2024. This year, discover the archaeological sites of Gergovia and Corent with our original activities and outdoor guided tours. Whatever the season, come and visit the Archaeological Museum of the Battle of Gergovia and immerse yourself in a lively and interactive journey into the heart of the Gallic Wars and the legendary Battle of Gergovia between Julius Caesar and Vercingetorix.