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Practical information

Check this page in advance of your venue. Have a nice visit!

Our teams welcome you in complete safety according to new procedures presented on this page. We wish you a very nice visit.

You will be safe

  • Proof of full vaccination is required to access the monument for anyone older than 16 years old. The presentation of a health pass is mandatory for young people aged 12 to 15 years old.
  • Please note that facial mask is compulsory.
  • Hydro-alcoholic gel will be at your disposal.

Opening hours

Guided tour of the fortifications, underground passage and former military buildings

October to december
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday : 2.30 pm

June and September
Tuesday to Sunday : 10 am and 2.30 pm

July and August
Tuesday to Sunday : 10 am, 2.30 pm and 3.30 pm

January to May
Tuesday to Sunday : 2.30 pm


Exhibition "Little Bighorn, par Ousmane Sow"

Please check this page for information.


Ticket office and shop

October to may :
Tuesday to Sunday : 10-12 am / 2-5 pm

June to september :
Tuesday to Sunday : 9.30-12.30 am / 2-6 pm


Closed on January 1st, May 1st, November 1er, November 11th, December 25th.


The fortifications house a village with free access all year round.







Under 18 (with family and outside school groups)

18-25 years old (nationals of European Union countries and non-European regular residents on French territory)

Disabled person and his companion

Job seeker (on presentation of a certificate of less than 6 months)

Education pass (valid)

See the terms and conditions of free entry


Mont-Dauphin Place forte de Mont-Dauphin
Pavillon de l'Horloge
Place Vauban
05600 Mont-Dauphin
Ph. : 33 / (0)4 92 45 42 40Fax : 33 / (0)4 92 46 12 68
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 44.6698Longitude : 6.6245Plan your route


From Briançon ou Gap : N 94 then D 37 to Mont-Dauphin



From Marseille, Valence or Grenoble : four hours by TER

Services and offers


Guided tour
Discover the fortifications, underground passage and old military buildings with a guide.

Exhibition "Little Bighorn, par Ousmane Sow"
Discover the Battle of Little Bighorn with the monumental sculptures by Ousmane Sow, exhibited under the impressive frame of a former barracks.
Terms of visit by clicking here!

Cultural events
All year round, discover exhibitions, activities for families and events!

Educational actions service
For young groups (school, extracurricular), contact

To extend your visit
Discover our online resources (coloring pages, models) by clicking here!


  • Bookshop
  • Bathrooms
  • Car and coach parking
  • Tour route not easily accessible to people with reduced mobility
  • Dogs accepted on a leash under certain conditions: cleanliness, calm and on condition that they are not too numerous in the group of visitors
  • Free access to the ramparts can be dangerous: watch out for falls
  • Bicycles allowed inside the stronghold: bike racks available near the main buildings
  • Rest area in the wooded area of ​​the "Plantation"
  • Rental for tourist accommodation and event activity inside the stronghold
  • Application available
  • Reception desk
  • Librairie-boutique Gift and book shop
  • Chiens guides et d'assistance autorisés Assistance dogs welcome
  • Parking
  • Parking PMR Parking / Disabled visitor parking
  • Toilettes Restroom

Guide booklet


Place forte de Mont-Dauphin
Place Vauban 05600 Mont-Dauphin

+33 (0)4 92 45 42 40 

Contact us via e-mail !


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