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Sir John Monash Centre: Tours & Tickets

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“sir john”(25 reviews)
The Sir John Monash Centre tells Australia’s story of the Western Front in the words of those who served. Set on the grounds of the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery in northern France, and adjacent to the Australian National Memorial, the Sir...more
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Route de Villers Bretonneux, 80800 Fouilloy, France
+33 3 60 62 01 40
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The centre is a real jewel in the crown for a Somme Tour. The interactive museum experience is superb the best I have ever seen. The highlight being the 360 cinema a truly moving presentation. The staff are polite and extremely helpful. Definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit for Australians. The audio visual display was fabulous. We found it very educational and emotional and spent almost a full day there

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a brilliant museum and memorial for the Soldiers of WW1 who battled here so many years ago. The entire centre is beautifully presented and every Australian who passes through France should visit this to pay their respects. Very moving and sad but so well...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The John Monash Centre makes it clear that you need to download their app onto your phone to get the best experience. I have a hearing impairment, so I thought, fine, I will get by. Museums generally have multiple, parallel ways in which people can...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank kimkemmis
SJMC Team A, Responsable relations clients at Sir John Monash Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on the Sir John Monash Centre. Special headsets are available free of charge for visitors with hearing impairments and transcripts of all content are accessible on all personal and loan devices (through the app). Disabled...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is behind the Villers Bretonneux cemetery with easy access for wheelchairs. The centre has a nice little coffee shop with snacks. To get the best out of your visit to the museum you need to purchase a set of headphones (€3) if you...More

Date of experience: October 2019
3  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 6 October 2019

This place opened with so much fanfare, but the reality is underwhelming, particularly when compared to the number of other WW1 museums scattered around the local area (e.g the Historial de la Grande Guerre in Peronne). The best aspect of this place is it's free...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MegaKay
SJMC Team A, Guest Relations Manager at Sir John Monash Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on the Sir John Monash Centre. The SJMC has loan phones available for visitors at all times, free of charge. Also available to visitors are secure phone-charging lockers. Headphones or earphones are required for the...More

Reviewed 6 October 2019 via mobile

This museum is amazing and a must for any Australians visiting this beautiful area. Such a moving experience for all ages - my teenagers watched each and every presentation. Bravo!

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank 574kylie
Reviewed 4 October 2019

Such a credit to all who have been involved in designing it. It was on my bucket list and so pleased I finally made it. The Australian Memorial is so amazing and moving and a fitting tribute but then the Sir John Monash Centre just...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank carinaMelbourne
Reviewed 15 September 2019 via mobile

Monash centre is not to be missed - an absolute highlight of our short visit to Amiens. You will need about 2 hours and have the app loaded on your device to make the most of the experience. Staff most obliging and friendly. Start your...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank pjbsydney2014
Reviewed 12 September 2019

The Sir John Monash Centre was an absolute wonderful experience. Spent a long time reading all the information as well as listening to the exhibits. Well worth the time and effort.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from roderickellem1 | Reviewed this property |
To get the full benefit from the Centre, you will need to spend at least 2 hours, maybe a bit more depending on the number of other visitors. You will need to download the free app and will need a pair of headphones, which... More