School day program

Book a full day visit for your class!

We welcome you to the Musée Somme 1916 to help you discover the history of the Battle of the Somme and plunge into the history of the First World War.

Through a discovery day, our guides will introduce you to the museum and the battlefield by accompanying you on your bus, you will travel our countryside to discover monuments, craters or trenches .. Incredible sites that will make you relive the dark hours of the Battle of the Somme.

Example of a school day program: 

Our guide board your coach and takes you to visit the most important and representative sites of the Battle of the Somme.

The classic tour (2:30) departing from Albert includes: the Lochnagar crater at La Boisselle  (2km), the Franco-British memorial to the missing at Thiepval (8km) and the Newfoundland park memorial at Beaumont-hamel (11km away), a trail of about 30km.

There are several guided tours with other sites to visit + info at the booking service.

Airconditioned room at the end of the museum to take your meal. Free room for a full day booking.

Possibility to reserve packed lunch at the museum for 6.50 € (for more information, contact the booking service)

There are several possibilities for visits:

– a self guided visit
– Visit with educational file + wooden pencil (distributed at the entrance of the museum)
– Guided visit 1h (per group of 25 max)

If you book a full day visit (battlefield tour + museum) we’ll offer you:

– an weaponry demonstration on the british soldier’s equipment at the front