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Musee de la Bataille de Fromelles

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Rue de la Basse Ville | 10 rue d'Eglise, 59249 Fromelles, France
+33 3 59 61 15 14
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This state of the art museum helps to tell the story of the Battle of Fromelles and life in the western front trenches. The displays and audio guide are excellent. The stories about individuals who fought at Fromelles are touching. The story is tragic with...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018

A beautifully put together collection of photos , memorabilia and stories, with fabulous interactive displays. Make sure you take the(self-directed) audio tour.

Thank Pamf1962
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Nice museum, and a very moving cemetery, lots of interesting things to see. The Memorial Parc, VC Corner Cemetery, the whole region is full of history, Also outside Fromelles there is much history of the Great War to be seen.

Thank lir27
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We visit Fromelles on a regular basis as my wife's Great Uncle was killed in the battle but his body has never been found. The museum is of great interest and covers the build up to and the actual battle in good detail.

Thank 187047PeterR
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The story of the Australians who died in this area in WW1 is distressing but with the English involvement you shouldn't not go simply because you're not Australian The new, purpose built museum, adjacent to the recent cemetery needs to be visited. Its well put...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 12 May 2017

New and modern style museum on the July 1916 Battle of Fromells with a desastrous outcome of so many in WW1. Topography display of the battle is highly informative and brings the tragedy alive as so many of the pictures, documents, artefacts and uniforms to...More

Thank conrad57
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The museum is only small and adjacent to the new Pheasant wood cemetery. The topography display shows you what the Australians were confronted with here. A devastating loss in what seemed a pointless exercise. As my grandfather was injured at Fromelles I cannot imagine how...More

1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A big plus, especially for my wife, was the AV map of the battle which gave a very good oversight of the battle. We both enjoyed the life size dioramas. They do allow the use of cameras without the flash. (This is true of most...More

1  Thank yarwak1
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This museum was relatively new. The layout and exhibits are excellent. You get a good insight into the Fromelles battle (as much as anyone can who did not fight on the Western Front can) and some of the participants. The museum has a distinct Australian...More

1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We stopped at this museum as part of a tour group and were impressed at the exhibits that this small museum has. Of particular interest was the graphic projection of the troop movements during the battle which placed this into context for me. We also...More

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