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Musee Somme 1916

Rue Anicet Godin, 80300 Albert, France
+33 3 22 75 16 17
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Very well done

The Musee Somme has done a fabulous job presenting the history/timeline of the Somme offensive in a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John B
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Toronto, Canada
Well worth a visit

Six of us travelled inc 2 children of 14 and 12 and we were recommended this museum. You have to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gill G
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United Kingdom
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Situated at the Heart of the Battle of the Somme (1914/1918), the Somme 1916 Museum of ALBERT traces the lives of soldiers in the trenches during the Franco-British offensive in 1916. At 10 meters below ground and 250 meters in length, you will discover realistic and grasping scenes of the daily lives of our soldiers. Mannequins are brought to life through twelve realistic scenes transporting you to the past. Time passes but the memory remains. The museum is translated into 4 languages using panels (French-English-Dutch–German), and can also be guided by one of our guides in any of these languages.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue Anicet Godin, 80300 Albert, France
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+33 3 22 75 16 17
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Musee Somme has done a fabulous job presenting the history/timeline of the Somme offensive in a way that almost anyone will appreciate. The setting is the real highlight - ancient tunnels that run underneath the heart of Albert. The museum occupies a long section...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Six of us travelled inc 2 children of 14 and 12 and we were recommended this museum. You have to pay a small entrance fee, one of the few places during our various visits to The Somme that you have to pay, we parked directly...More

Thank Gill G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you only have one day, as we did, this is the perfect place to start your visit to the Somme. It is so interesting, with a 15 minute film in English and French which gave us ideas for planning the rest of our day....More

Thank lesleyct
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very well put together attraction. A great many exhibits and recreated scenes, some moving and evocative letters/memoirs. A realistic insight into the trauma of the WW1 battefields and their people.

Thank WolfieSurrey88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the last day of my visit to the Somme region, I had a spare morning before heading back to England. I'd seen this advertised in one of the hotel brochures, so decided to visit this museum. As you enter, you head downstairs and realise...More

Thank Jon-Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my 19 year old son as part of a Somme history tour. The museum has lots of artifacts on display. There's plenty to see and read. Walking in the basement trench experience was good. We only had about an hour there which wasn't...More

Thank MarjanStone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Musee gives a realistic and frightening portrayal of what the men endured and the sacrifices they made.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is part of the memorial to the fallen of the 1917 Somme battle. Exhibits are in cases below floor level and easy to see. It is well laid out and has easy access for the disabled. A wheelchair is available if required. There...More

Thank achan34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very well laid out museum which tells the story of the battle of the Somme in some detail. If you are going to the area to find out more about WW1 and the Battle of the Somme, then this museum is a...More

Thank Martin and Sue C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Difficult to describe what was a very moving couple of hours for me. You felt you were there. One of the best museums that I have been in for a while. I'm not going to spoil it but make sure you watch the video at...More

Thank YorkieDJ
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Karen J
8 April 2017|
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Response from Somme M | Property representative |
Dear Karen, Animals are not allowed in the museum except in special cases. Ask to the hostess at the entrance. Hope to see you at the museum Kind regards
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Karen J
8 April 2017|
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Response from tomwO6177GV | Reviewed this property |
I doubt it. This is an underground museum with a high throughput of coach parties and school groups.
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Gordon W
11 November 2016|
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We are open every days from 9am to 6pm. Groups rates are (10 peoples): - adults 5.50€ / with 1 adult free every 25 - students 3.40€ / with 1 adult free every 10 children... More
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