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Amazing place, too expensive

Amazing experience, really eye opening to see what kind of conditions they had to put up with 100... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JamieS178296
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Aylesford, United Kingdom
Life in the trenches

We enjoyed our trip to see the museum and trenches. The museum is a collection of artifacts from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Katrina B
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Mons, Belgium
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Canadalaan 26, Zillebeke, Ieper (Ypres) 8902, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an excellent small museum with lots of war artifacts and memorabilia. Although a bit expensive it has the virtue of being compact and it does not take up a lot of time to view the exhibits. A nice bar and cafe are onsite.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really good to see that they have kept the trenches the way they were, best they can. The layout of the trenches and system is exactly how it was 100 years ago. It does bring home to some extent the living conditions what the brave...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited on a wet Saturday and it was possible to capture a little of the atmosphere of the trenches in the forest.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking in the wake of history on the 100 year anniversary weekend. Certainly brings things home to you. Well worth a visit to see how things were.

Thank E7032HEpaulr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience, really eye opening to see what kind of conditions they had to put up with 100 years ago. Love the way nothing has really been touched or changed, just the way it was. Definitely a place I would recommend if you have a...More

Thank JamieS178296
Reviewed 1 week ago

You enter by the museum which has some very moving and sad authentic pictures of the war. The exhibits are as they were found. The trenches area was still untouched since the war and as such brought home to us the futility of war.

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss this museum the original glass slides with photographs of life in the trenches in 3D are shocking and fascinating to see. It’s possible to walk through the original trenches and tunnel but bring a torch. So much memorabilia within the museum. Certainly...More

Thank simon b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of WW1 memorabilia. Trenches brilliant you are able to experience the trenches. Place to visit.

Thank m869edwards
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real mixture of fascinating old photos (though be warned, some are rather unpleasant) and a museum done on the cheap. For instance, a couple of the mannequins used to exhibit uniforms are clearly female. If you are in the area, perhaps worth...More

Thank nicholasb806
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our trip to see the museum and trenches. The museum is a collection of artifacts from the war, including artillery, photos, and uniforms. They have sets of 3D photos you can look at when you first arrive. Outside, you can walk in the...More

Thank Katrina B
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RobC2266
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Response from Roger R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rob C I'm sorry I'm not sure I can help. I visited the site straight from my hotel having loaded up on breakfast but the small cafe on site looked good for a snack. Thank you for nice words re the review. I hope you have... More
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zed741
25 March 2018|
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Response from PHE22 | Reviewed this property |
My seven year Old granddaughter was not upset by them. they tend to be small and therefore lack detail
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