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Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation

5 Place Carnegie | Fargniers, 02700 Laon, France
+33 3 23 57 93 77
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In Tergnier, a hour train ride from Laon, then an easy twenty minute walk to the museum

While we were here two different bus loads a school kids came through. They were quiet, attentive... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Calgary, Canada
Bringing it alive

The exhibitions are well laid out to form a walkthrough experience. It holds many interesting... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
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5 Place Carnegie | Fargniers, 02700 Laon, France
+33 3 23 57 93 77
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

While we were here two different bus loads a school kids came through. They were quiet, attentive and delightful to be around. Not an overweight kid in the group!! The subject matter here is brutal, heroic and very much the history of the surrounding countryside....More

Thank happyme_13
musée r, Directeur général at Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Mrs, Mr, we thank you for your comment, be sure that it has been heard and the matter has already been taken care off. Indeed, as we are an associative museum, sometimes decisions and actions can be a pretty slow process. But, since last week...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

The exhibitions are well laid out to form a walkthrough experience. It holds many interesting pieces bringing the whole period of oppression and resistance to life. The lower section has some harrowing pictures of the brutality of the Nazi occupation during those dark days. There...More

Thank sandgroundersteel
Reviewed 1 October 2016

First of all I would like to point out that the museum is located at Tergnier, about 30 kms N.W.of Laon nor at Fargniers, which is a district of Tergnier. Hopefully someone on Trip Advisor can make these corrections. The museum is well signposted from...More

1  Thank ChrisandMick60
Reviewed 7 October 2015

The museum provides a wealth of information in the form of displays, artefacts, photographs, newspapers of the time and written information. The written information is only in French so although we would have learnt a lot more if we`d understood it, nevertheless one can soak...More

2  Thank Annabellacottonsocks
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Not really focused to English speaking or children. The display had been set up by someone who seemed so excited by everything that they crammed everything in, even if they had 6 exact same examples. A few bits held the interest of children although by...More

1  Thank Ceri S
Reviewed 25 November 2014

I have seen many newsreels on this most disturbing of events but this was the first time I have ever stood in front of one of the cattle trucks used for transport; one half, 8 horses, the other 40 men;very chilling. Inside an extraordinary collection...More

Thank jamesrobertsmith
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This museum is an extremely interesting place to visit. From the time you step out of your car you are greeted by wartime music playing from the loud speakers in the square. Inside after paying a small entrance fee (4 euros), you are transported back...More

2  Thank IanHawkes
Reviewed 29 December 2013

I guess my title needs some explanation. As I was staying in the Laon area over Christmas, I set out to see this museum. I checked the website and saw that the opening hours were limited over the holiday period, but tried to make sure...More

4  Thank padreray
Reviewed 8 October 2013

During a recent 3 week holiday in the Aisne valley we had a spare day and decided to visit this museum and we were very pleased we made the effort. It is small but very comprehensive museum devoted mainly to the Resistance in this part...More

4  Thank neilcTillicoultry
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