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In Flanders Fields Museum

Lakanhallen - Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) B-8900, Belgium
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Type: History Museums, Military Museums
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

First visit since it has been revamped. It is very well done and full of info. Leaves one feeling very thoughtful.

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

There is a lot to read in the museum, that is my criticism, but then I'm a kinesthetic learner. The museum explains in detail what happened from 1914-18 when Ieper was the punchbag of the major powers. It will add to your visit to Flanders

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Castle Douglas, Scotland, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The museum takes you round the First World War conflict in a methodical fashion. It starts with the lead up to the First World War and gives an insight into how society viewed its military at the time. If you have a head for heights you can pay an extra 2 euro to climb the building tower and get a... More

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Fiddletown, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Can't really pinpoint my dislike. It was as if they're trying to hard to convince you war is crappy. We all know that. During the whole exhibit there's this awful organ music that by the time you're done you want to slit your wrists. Then they have these films where actors that are doctors and nurses come in and out... More

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Riverview NB Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

In starting your battlefield tour this is a must first stop. They give you a bracelet that once you set it up with your name and nationality let's all the interactive displays recognize you and adjust the display to your language. Lots to see and information to digest. You have the option to print off all the information you accessed... More

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Kingston upon Hull, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Visited as part of the battlefields tour. Nice to see so many exhibits of clothing Tec. It's a bit higher tech now and more interactive. Still worth a wander round and to take in more info. Shop is well stocked and reasonable prices. Tea and coffee are in the onsite cafe. Worth a trip if you like more interactive type... More

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Buxton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This is an excellent, thoughtful, diverse, rounded, international exhibition that encourages reflection on the First Wirld War from a range of perspective.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This was the third time I’d visited the In Flanders Field Museum and the first since its recent renovation. It now has detailed information on the events leading to the outbreak of WWI and on post-war reconstruction as well as the events and experiences of the war in Flanders. It incorporates a number of interactive displays and film of actors... More

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Venice, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Excellent displays and a good range of original material. I think the organisers had tried very hard to present the information as attractively as possible. Occasionally this felt a little contrived but I loved the "talking characters" It was very busy last week. The lady at the reception desk was not particularly welcoming - the only time we experienced this... More

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Verdun, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

I have been here many time over the years with Children and friends, It's really good. Personally not sure if I like the "NEW" version. It's still good but a little removed and clinical as opposed to the old version which had a lot more "stuff" around and seemed to me more personal and directly relevant what with a typical... More

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