The Musée du Niel welcomes you from May to October, every day except Tuesdays.


Opening Hours

Visit open from 11am to 7pm :
last entry at 6pm

Evacuation of the rooms at 6:45pm
and closing of the collections at 6:30pm.


6 route du Port du Niel, Giens, 
83400 Hyères

Getting here


Access by car to the port of Niel is very limited in high season, we advise you to arrive on foot or by bike from the centre of the village of Giens.

The garden and the exhibition rooms are accessible to people with reduced mobility. A parking space is available for this purpose (prior reservation required at 04 94 91 74 22).

A free shuttle bus runs continuously from 10:45 a.m. to 7:00 pm (no shuttle between 12:30 and 15:30) from the village parking lot to the port of Niel with a stop in the centre of Giens.

By car

From Hyères take the direction of Giens, follow the 'Route de la Madrague' then the 'Chemin de la Plage', free parking lot in the village (140 spaces).

By bus

Buses no. 67 and 68 run a service to the village of Giens.

By little train

A little free train starts from the North parking of the Almanarre beach to the village of Giens running alongside the Route du sel beaches (beginning July 1st to August 31st from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 7pm).

By air / By train

By air - Toulon-Hyères International Airport                                                                  
By train - Hyères railway station (SNCF Hyères)



General information

The e-ticket purchased online gives direct access to the exhibition rooms after ticket control. For all reduced rates and free admission, you will be asked to show proof. Please respect your visiting time slot.

Full rate : 12 euros

Reduced rate : 10 euros 

  • For people recieving the RSA, the unemployed (Pôle Emploi),
    members of the AGESSA or for disabled persons.
  • For holders of a paid ticket less than 1 month old from the Musée de La Banque, the Olbia site, and the Artorama 2023 VIP card.
  • For groups of 12 to 20 people including accompanying persons, please contact the museum to best prepare your visit :

Youth rate : 6 euros 

  • 12 to 26 years old included

Free rate

  • for children under 12 and media professionals

and services


Dogs are not allowed, except for guide dogs.
Pushchairs, backpacks or any bulky luggage must be deposited at the museum entrance in the lockers provided. Smoking, dropping litter, and picnicking on the site is forbidden.


At the museum entrance, you will find the catalogue of the current exhibition, art books, activity books for children, a selection of recreational products.


A selection of light meals and drinks are available on The Mérou du Niel based on the museum terrace from 11am to 7pm. A new idea at the water’s edge, to enjoy the view on the islands.


Air conditioning
Wifi Internet access


Dogs are not allowed, except for assistance dogs.
Dropping litter and picnicking on the site is forbidden.

To complete your visit

Hyères Tourist Office
Rotonde du Park Hôtel
16 avenue de Belgique
83400 Hyères France

To continue your stay and cultural visits,
See "Plein Sud network" .


For groups, private reservations, please contact the office
+33 (0)4 94 91 74 22

Museum Shop

At the museum entrance, you’ll find the exhibition catalogue and a selection of art books for adults and teenagers. Some arty objects also like tot bags, candles, ceramic vases.

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Le Mérou du Niel

Light, gourmet dishes, home-grown vegetables, fresh fish, homemade ice creams and drinks are on offer at Le Mérou du Niel on the museum terrace from 11am to 7pm every day except Tuesday. It's a new idea, right on the water, so you can enjoy the view over the islands.

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