The museum is open every day (apart from the 25th of December)

  • From the 1st of January to the 31th of March: from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • From the 1st of April to the 31th of October: from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • From the 1st of November to the 31th of December: from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


We recommend an average time of visit of 2h30.

The bookshop-boutique and the restaurant are open during the museum’s opening hours.


2 rue Alfred de Glehn
68200 Mulhouse - France

Phone : +33 (0) / Email :

The Cité du Train is located 5 minutes away from the city centre of Mulhouse, 30 minutes from Colmar, Belfort and Basel, and 1 hour from Strasbourg.

  • By car: motorways A35 and A36, exit “Mulhouse Dornach”

  • By tramway: line 3, stop “Musées”.

  • By train: TGV Est & Rhin-Rhône, train station Mulhouse.

  • By plane: Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg airport.

         Museum map


Taking into account the context of the health situation , and for your visit to be safe, we maintain the following measures in place:


  • Wearing a mask compulsory from 11 years old (in indoor spaces)

  • Provision of hydroalcoholic gel at the entrance and exit of the museum

  • Reinforcement of sanitary and sensitive contact points cleaning

  • Installation of glass walls at reception desks

  • Establishment of a direction of circulation

  • Social distancing between visitors (1 meter)

  • Booking recommended by internet on the day of your visit *


Access to the Cité du Train - SNCF heritage will be conditioned, from the age of 12 , on presentation of the SANITARY PASS (and from August 1 for the restaurant).

One of the following three proofs constitutes the HEALTH PASS :

• A vaccination certificate (second dose) of more than 7 days,

• A PCR or antigen test certificate of less than 48 hours,

• A certificate of recovery from COVID-19 (positive test more than 15 days and less than 6 months).

It can be presented at the museum reception in paper or digital form ( ALL ANTICOVID application).

Identity paper must also be presented in order to verify the correspondence with the name mentioned on the HEALTH PASS.

In the absence of presentation of the SANITARY PASS, access to the museum will not be granted to you and no refund will be made.

* For holders of vouchers (invitations, CE tickets, pass, etc.), please go to the museum ticket office, without going through online reservation.


The Cité du Train is accessible to people with reduced mobility. However, access to certain gateways giving a view into the interior of the equipment is not possible for security reasons. To overcome this, do not hesitate to use our mobile application ( SAM ) which allows you to discover the interior of certain equipment in 360 ° view or via photos.


With the exception of guide dogs for the blind or assistance dogs accompanying people with a motor or mental handicap, pets are not accepted on the premises.

NEW : Patchguard , dog sitting at tourist sites.

No need to leave it alone at home when you visit tourist places where animals are prohibited!