The site opens at 19:30. The show starts at nightfall but it is advisable to arrive no later than 22:00. The show lasts about 1:30 hour.
Opening hours of our office during the show:
From Monday to Friday: from 8:30 to 12:00 and from 13:30 to 19:00
On Saturday: from 9:00 to 18:00 (tickets are sold in the outside office from 19:30)
Dinner is held under a marquee from 19:30 to 21:30. Reservation is compulsory, please phone at: 00.33.3.29.84.50.00.
Possibility of fast-food (french fries, waffles, sandwiches). (For 5 €: a beverage + a sandwich or for 9 €: a beverage + a sandwich + french fries + a waffle).
There is also a bar and a terrace for having a picnic.
Free car park on the site.
You can spend the night in your motorhome on the site for free, just let us know about your staying at : 00.33.3.29.84.50.00.
We strongly recommend you to reserve your seats.
The bucket seats are numbered. Our team will show you where your seat is. After 22:30, the number of your seat is no longer guaranteed.
Tickets cannot be returned, exchanged or refunded.
Children and Tennagers
The show is unsuitable for children under 5 years old.
Reservation of free children tickets is compulsory. A proof of identity will be requested for children and teenagers.
People with reduced mobility
We have taken all the necessary measures to welcome you in the best possible conditions: parking, lanes, toilets, special seats. Please just let us know about the day of your coming when making your reservation.
Simultaneous translation in English, German and Dutch is available thanks to headphones. You can ask them to the attendants.
Even in case of bad weather, the show is maintained out of respect for veterans. We suggest you to wear warm clothes and raincoats (umbrellas are not allowed when sitting to watch the show). Raincoats can also be bought in our shop
For your security, animals are not allowed in the site.
Cameras are not allowed during the show. Photos and full DVD of the show are sold in our shop.
Shop / books / information
Our shop offers a wide range of local products, souvenirs and books about the First World War. There is an information office on the site, where you can get plenty of information about the area.
Means of payment
Cash, credit cards and checks are accepted. There is no cashpoint on the site.
How to find us
The show is located at “Carrières d'Haudainville”, at the exit of Verdun. On the motorway, you should take the "Verdun" exit. Then, you just have to follow the direction signs indicating “Nancy-Metz”.
The show is:
=> 3 hours away from Brussels;
=> 2:30 hours away from Paris;
=> 1:30 hour away from Luxembourg;
=> 1 hour away from Nancy.
=> 45 mn away from Metz;