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“Poignant.”

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“Poignant.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

This place gets a lot into perspective. It was obviously a huge undertaking, built by virtual slave labourers of the Todt Organisation who lived in squalid conditions and survived on starvation rations. The hospital complex is huge and could house up to 800 patients. It was actually used to treat German wounded from the Allied invasion of Normandy. The place has an eerie feel about it and it is easy to imagine it during its use as a hospital. Very thought-provoking. I will say no more than that!

Visited June 2014
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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“Interesting, but be prepared for dark, dank and dismal”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2014

As its name suggests, this is all underground, and is exactly as the Germans left it in 1945 (but add 69 years of ongoing ageing). I found it interesting, and even with heating at the peak of its use in World War ll it wouldn't have been pleasant to have been a patient here. This is not a 'visitor centre', just an opportunity to visit a long disused underground hospital.

Visited June 2014
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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“Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

Sightly creepy and very cold! So interesting to see how the wards and kitchens would have been set out and to see snippets of occupation life. The collection of artefacts from the occupation are fascinating. The man at the exit was so informative and knew so much about the occupation, definitely worth having a chat to him if you have time.

Visited June 2014
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Radstock, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
72 attraction reviews
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“German Underground Hospital”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

Having been to the Jersey underground hospital, I was hoping for something along the same lines, but was a bit disappointed in the fact that it was just mainly inter-connecting tunnel, with very few actual exhibitions.
It was very damp and cold throughout the tour, but I still had to visit it, as part of my WWII experience of the islands life.

Visited June 2014
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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“Well worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

Just as it had been left in 1944, not all prissy and manicured like a lot of tourist attractions...amazing construction, awe inspiring size all underground, lots of facts about the times...particularly liked all the newspapers and artefacts at the end. Opening hours limited so check beforehand.

Visited June 2014
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