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Ramparts War Museum

Address: Rijselsestraat 208 B - 8900 IEPER, Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
Phone Number: 0032(0)57/ 20 02 36
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Ranked #16 of 29 Attractions in Ieper (Ypres)
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Type: Military Museums, Museums

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Birmingham
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This museum is built in the back yard of a pub by the town ramparts but do not let that put you off - it's indoors and very well done !. If you walk from the Menin gate to the ramparts cemetery you will cross over road where the museum is and it can accessed either by walking down steps... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
44 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

loads of atmosphere in a dark snug like bar. Mostly locals who seem a little bemused by the visitors. The museum is small but worth visiting,especially with a beer in hand

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huntingdon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Visited this quirky museum yesterday and had the most amazing time. The peace beer is beautiful and the stone tankards very unique. Do not miss this fantastic place.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
85 attraction reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Another small private museum, with a good collection of items from the WW1 era. Next to the ramparts Cemetery and the pub next door is a must stop for a good Belgium beer.

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England
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158 attraction reviews
337 helpful votes 337 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were walking around the city ramparts and came upon this place unexpectedly. Needing a drink on a hot day we went inside - the interior of the bar is very quirky with lots of interesting bits and pieces. While in the little garden area outside, we noticed there was a museum so decided to take a look. Very cheap... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We were looking for something quick to do on a wet afternoon in Ypres. Had wanted to visit this museum for a while. You enter through a pub and get a token from a pleasant lady. The museum is out the back and is full if artefacts and interesting information. It was amazing how much they had for such a... More 

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Brisbane
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The Ramparts War Museam is a little gem at the back of a pub near the Lille Gate. to entre you purchase a token from the bar staff and go out the back of the pub. The sight and sound effects are great and the displays are teriffic. Reading some of the signs is sometimes difficult due to the lighting... More 

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Denbigh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We were badly in need of a coffee, so sat outside and watched the world drive by on the cobbles! From memory this where the "Ypres Times" WW1 newspaper was produced! Whilst there it's worth taking the short walk to the side into the memorial garden and the little cemetary in it's quiet setting overlooking the canal!

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
103 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I visited this museum with my 12 yr old son, a visit we both really enjoyed. To access this museum is slightly unusual, entering a bar from where the bar lady takes through to the museum having paid your 3 euro's (children free)! Once in the museum, we were really surprised, you walk through a number a trench scenes, scenes... More 

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Concord, NH
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44 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Have a beer at the bar and you get a token for the museum, which consists of a series of dioramas of life in the trenches. It's dark and musty and eerie-- and, for me, better than the In Flanders Fields Museum. You won't learn the history of the war, but the creepy feeling is unique. The eyes of the... More 

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