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Informative museum,well presented

We didn't know much about the history of Veurne in the First World war, and certainly left knowing... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Patricia M
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Skegness
A must if you are visiting Veurne

This museum came as a complete surprise to us as we did not know about it until we walked past it... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
mkljrc
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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We didn't know much about the history of Veurne in the First World war, and certainly left knowing a lot more. Didn't know that X ray machines were in use then, and that Veurne was temporarily the capital. Highly recommended.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This museum came as a complete surprise to us as we did not know about it until we walked past it and went in to investigate. My It is very informative and well worth a visit. I knew nothing about Marie Curie (shamefully) - except...More

Thank mkljrc
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The museum highlights the life in the tiny part of Belgium that wasn´t occupied during the first world war. During this period Veurne acted as capital, and managed to escape relatively intact through the war. The museum is in the building in which the king...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This was an interesting museum about the way the 1st world war affected Veurne. As Marie Curie had worked there running X-ray machines, there was an exhibition about her life and scientific work. The pedant in me couldn't help but notice that the map of...More

Thank Fovantboy
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The exposition on " Free Fatherland " is situated in the former City Hall and Palace of Justice. It's focus is on King Albert of Belgium who had his headquarters here during the tragic and hectic days of the Battle of the Yser when the...More

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