At the Gergovie Museum, an exhibition at the heart of the Gallic Wars

A new temporary exhibition on Julius Caesar completes the permanent collection of the Gergovie Museum dedicated to the Gallic world. Henry Derus

The museum presents the Battle of Gergovie from the angle of recent discoveries, through a new temporary exhibition on Julius Caesar this summer.

The museum is planted at the end of the Gergovie plateau. Discreet, it blends into the landscape and perfectly matches the shapes of the cliff. Even before walking through these alleys, it offers an incredible view of Clermont-Ferrand and its valley as a first sight. Opened just before the pandemic, the establishment alternated between periods of closure and reception of the public.

It inaugurates for this summer a new temporary exhibition on Julius Caesar. It completes the permanent collection dedicated to the Gallic world. “Julius Caesar is of course known to allsays Arnaud Pocris, the cultural director of the Gergovie Museum. We are not going to repeat here what everyone knows. We focus on recent discoveries following excavations carried out between 2018 and 2021 to tell the most scientific knowledge of the course of the battle. The visitor will thus be able to immerse himself in the heart of the Gallic war, understand the functioning of the Roman army, discover his…

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