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Lange Max Museum

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Extremely good

The museum was extremely good. It gave a good look into the German side of the conflict. For the... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Koen V
Absolutely Fantastic!

This museum comes highly recommended! We’ve visited Ypres and all the British front museums and... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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The Lange Max Museum is a must-see place for the World War I tourist on the German side of the western frontline. The farmyard is the centre of this curtural and touristic location. A long lane takes you from the farmyard to the remains of the...more
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Clevenstraat 2, Koekelare 8680, Belgium
+32 475 58 50 51
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

The museum was extremely good. It gave a good look into the German side of the conflict. For the people who think it's just about a cannon don't worry. It offers a very detailed insight in the German army, the occupation and the various tactics...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Koen V
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This museum comes highly recommended! We’ve visited Ypres and all the British front museums and attractions but Lange Max provides a great perspective of the German front and life in Belgium whilst occupied by Germany in WW1. Would recommend the audio guide. The facts and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent visit today. We arrived 2 hours before opening as weren’t sure of opening hours. Local cafe rang owner who promptly turned up. He then gave us a personal tour of the museum and all its exhibits. He was very informative and all 10 of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank L3702JGpauld
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The museum comprises a few buildings some of which date to WW1. The main museum provides information about life on the German side of the line and about the impact of occupation on the population. The centre piece is the scale model of Lange Max,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ferretreg
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent, the only museum here that gives information over the Germans during great war! Nice guide. Passionate

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Coen O
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Shows a great deal of information from the German side. Didn't have long to visit but will definitely return and spend more time there.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

We were looking for new museums is the area as we have visited many times before and found this little gem. The museum is very informative and with the headphones and info in english it is a most interesting experience. The staff were so helpful...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We visited this museum on September 21st. In front of the museum is a free parking lot. There is an entrance fee with or without audio guide. When we visited there was a temporary exhibit about the consequences of the flooding (inundation) by the Belgian...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank AmarilisVos
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Is was nice to once see ww1 from the german side, nice museum ! We will come back and visit other museums in the area !

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Charles G
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Even though the museum is named after a big canon, it excels in telling the story of (extra)ordinary people during the first world war and the role of Koekelare for the germans. You can visit a replica of the canon between cows in the field....More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank PieterM639
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