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Address: Canadalaan 26, Ieper (Ypres) B-8900, Belgium
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Completely Bonkers Museum - I loved it

You would be hard pressed to find a place like this in these days of audio-visual interactive displays and professionally curated museums. This is a privately owned attraction... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2016
Rugby, United Kingdom

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Gives you some idea of the layout and construction of the trenches. Also the entrance fee gives you access to a chaotic but interesting small museum attached to the cafe and the trenches. Really is worth a visit.

Thank Andyt2120
Ashford, United Kingdom
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807 reviews
264 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here as part of a coach trip the trenches are kept as they were during the war which illustrates how solders lived during the world war

Thank Eddie020173
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here twice and I see that you can book a private tour to go round but I wouldn't say you need it, you can look round here without needing anyone to guide you. Everything is labelled and there is so much to see I wouldn't want to be restricted by what everyone else in the group wants to... More 

Thank L1220
Rugby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

You would be hard pressed to find a place like this in these days of audio-visual interactive displays and professionally curated museums. This is a privately owned attraction and they've basically filled a couple of houses with display cases stuffed to the gills with random old junk. I particularly liked the randomly sized shop mannequins with the ill fitting old... More 

Thank steglas
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

An absolutely amazing place to visit, do not be put off by bad reviews saying that this place is "unkept" and "not preserved" in this instance "preserved" means not replaced by farmland/houses, it is 100% raw and realistic - it had been left how it was found, of course it's rusty, of course it's uneven and falling apart...it's over 100years... More 

Thank joanneapps
Dublin, Ireland
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

This is a small privately owned museum with a jumble of artefacts from WW1. What is amaxing and worth at least an hour is looking through the camera / 3D slides of WW1 photos in the old fashioned viewing boxes. The photos are genuine & realistic. The trenches are also worth a walk around but beware if going in the... More 

Thank Benharessa
Skegness, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

We got caught in torrential downpour so couldn't go out into the 'trenches'. However we did spend a few hours here with warm drinks and laughter, none from the staff however! They were miserable and didn't like you even walking into the FREE museum if you haven't bought a ticket for their 'trenches'

Thank Kylie C
England, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We were lucky enough to have the place to ourselves quite late in the afternoon and were able to wander around the wood and trenches in peace and reflection. The museum is a disorganised jumble of artefacts but there were some interesting things amongst them. We realised just how lucky we were with our timing as, just as we were... More 

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Aldridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We found this an Interesting Museum and site showing the trenches as they were. The photo's within the box's are quite challenging at times but show the battlefield as it was. Worth a visit

Thank Steve D
Gosport, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

A super section of trenches that are as near to original as you are going to find, but take your waterproof boots as it can get very muddy. Lots of stuff lying around and the remains of some trees that show shell damage.

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