Built to commemorate Bonaparte's Egyptian campaign, the Pyramide du Mont-Cenis is a reminder of this idyllic place, where the history of the pass, local life, famous people, transport, villages and the dam are all narrated.
The Mont Cenis Pyramid, built in 1967, houses the memory of this idyllic spot. It was built to commemorate Bonaparte's Egyptian campaign. It is one of the highest museums in Europe, located at an altitude of 2,100 m, and covers many aspects of the history of this historic route, as well as local life: famous people, transport, villages and the dam that marked the history of this site.
Take the opportunity to discover the Alpine garden at the foot of the Pyramid, then climb up to the Ronce fort!
From 03/07 to 27/08/2023
Opening hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 1.30 pm and 5.30 pm. On Sunday between 9 am and 12 pm and between 1.30 pm and 5.30 pm.
Closed on Monday.
Équipements & Services
Unguided group tours
Unguided individual tours
Adult: 4 €
Child (6-16 years): 3 €
Group adults: 3.50 €.
Group rate available for > 10 people.
3.5 for Museum Pass holders (all types), 2.5 for children.
- Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
Animals on leash only
After 15 km from Val Cenis Lanslebourg, follow the direction of Susa - Italy. The Pyramid is on the shores of the Mont-Cenis Lake, just before the border.