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The Thiepval Memorial, the Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, bears the names of more than 72,000 officers and men of the United Kingdom and South African forces who died in the Somme sector before 20 March 1918 and have no known grave. Over 90...more
8 rue de l Ancre, 80300 Thiepval, France
+33 3 22 74 65 44
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Reviewed yesterday

I loved this attraction as it was so humbling as you realised how many people lost their lives keeping us free to live our lives the way we do now the attraction is also very well kept and well presented

Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The largest memorial to British and commonwealth, French soldiers in the world, breath taking reminder to the sacrifice of humanity for freedom. A must see for visitors to the somme region. Also has a good museum and gift shop.

Thank Trevor D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visiting the Somme it is hard to escape the sheer numbers of casualties and the memorial at Thiepval really does hammer this home. We made use of the introductory talk/tour offered by interns employed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission- and our group of four...More

Thank RichG439
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is small, but worth your time. The memorial itself is awe-inspiring. The size and purpose for the memorial is enough to just bring tears to your eyes. The grounds are meticulous and the staff is superb. Please take time to visit if you...More

Thank GoodFood88
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Being on holiday in September the area the memorial was a must see. It shows the hugh loss on the Somme as it is a memorial to the missing with no known graves Peaceful and dignified, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission had done the hero's...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Thiepval Memorial is the largest memorial built by the British. It is staggering to see the names of some 72,000 soldiers who's bodies were never found.

Thank Barnycanbill
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

A peaceful and imposing place to visit. Really interesting to learn about ww1 history where it happened. We paid to visit the museum but the free visitors centre and the memorial itself where the best bits. A very well taken care of and excellent knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Having seen a few months back the service that was conducted here, on our British tv. We thought that to visit it ourselves to see if this was just as amazing, and it was. Just the size, and the long, long list of carved into...More

Thank diamondcittage
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Don't use Google maps for last mile of directions. It gets you there, but it takes you across a field.

Thank katearnold21
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

From the moment we got there you could see how well it was kept. All the staff where very polite and knowledgeable. Every effort has been made to show the utmost respect to all the fallen and to show visitors how the war had played...More

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Response from Philip H | Reviewed this property |
Hi - it opens 0930 until 1800 each day. Enjoy visit, its very moving.
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