Prepare your visit
Cité des Électriciens
Free parking :
Parking 2 (40 parking spaces)
A26 motorway (‘Autoroute des Anglais’)
From Lens / Paris: exit 6.1, Béthune tollgate
From Calais: exit 6, Béthune tollgate
Take the D841 in the direction of Rue Franklin, 62700 Bruay-La-Buissière
From Arras: exit 6.2 towards the A21
Take the D301 in the direction of Bruay-La-Buissière
Take exit D941 in the direction of Béthune/Ruitz Haillicourt
Take the D188 in the direction of Rue Franklin, 62700 Bruay-La-Buissière
The town of Bruay-La-Buissière is served by the Tadao bus network, which covers the areas of Béthune-Bruay, Lens-Liévin and Hénin-Carvin.
Bulle 2, get off at « Place de l’Europe », approx. 500m away from the Cité des Électriciens // Bus Line 14, get off at « Électriciens »
Béthune is the nearest train station to Bruay-La-Buissière.
TER regional trains from the largest cities in the region: Lille, Lens, Arras
TGV from Valenciennes, Beauvais, Paris and Brussels
When at Béthune trainstation, take the bus from the « Gare Poincaré » bus stop: from there, either take the line « Bulle 2 » and get off at « Place de l’Europe » and then walk approx. 500m to find the Cité, or take the line 14 and get off at the « Électriciens » bus stop.
Open Wednesday to Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Entrance to the Cité des Électriciens gives access to all exhibition spaces
Reduced rate*: 4€
Free admission under certain conditions**
Group rate: 20€ for a group of 5 people + 3€ per additional person up to 8 people
Guided tour + access to all exhibition spaces:
Reduced rate*: 5€
Free admission under certain conditions **
Group rate: 25€ for a group of 5 people + 3€ per additional person up to 8 people
* REDUCED RATE : Upon presentation of appropriate documentation, the reduced rate applies to teachers and guide-lecturers, job seekers, recipients of minimum social welfare, disabled people, holders of a valid Louvre-Lens membership card (see details on Nos partenaires), and holders of the Proscitec Museum Pass.
** FREE : Upon presentation of appropriate documentation, free admission applies to visitors under the age of 26, former residents of the Cité des Électriciens, tenants of on-site accommodation, journalists, and for all visitors during the major annual events of the Cité des Électriciens.
The Visitor Centre, exhibition areas and outdoor areas of the Cité are accessible to reduced mobility visitors. Areas open to the public have been designed to facilitate pedestrian flow and the use of wheelchairs and prams.
Two holiday rentals (Chez Rosalie & Chez Léon) and one artist residence are accessible to persons with reduced mobility.
Guide dogs for the blind are accepted throughout the site. A sensory line on the ground helps sight-impaired and blind visitors navigate the site.
The Visitors’ Centre is equipped with easy-to-use devices for sight-impaired and blind visitors, in addition to hearing loops for visitors with hearing impairments. All videos shown in the Visitors’ Centre are sub-titled.
La Cité des Électriciens
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