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Visited with historical group and enjoyed very much. Good maps, and wonderful photos (many of which I'd never seen before, including Hurtgenwald and some then-and-now photos from the immediate area). Numerous artefacts recovered from the area are on display, including pieces of a crashed Me110...More
This is a v good museum for those who want to know more of the 1944/45 fighting in this area. Founded and funded by local Germans, the museum gives an excellent perspective on the v heavy fighting and how it was for civilians. .. a...More
The guide in the museum is very passionate about the history of the Battle of the Hurtgenwald. A lot of maps, wartime pictures, relics and other militaria related items can be found. Decent parking lot. Some books available in the shop.
If you love WW2 history and long ranging day hikes, the Hurtgen forest is your place. If you base in Simmonskall or Vossenack, you can't go wrong. It high overlooked by almost everyone and is a true gem. The museum, though, is rarely open, but...More
I had the extreme pleasure of a visit to the museum. I couldn’t have been happier. My dad was involved in the Hurtgen Forest battle, and it had been a goal of mine to go there. The people were fabulous there. In fact, a new...More
An impressive collection of artefacts in a museum that focuses not only on the battle of Hurtgen but also on the challenges of clearing of ordnance and the lasting legacy of war. Entry price was very reasonable. I was surprised and impressed at what was...More
Small unimposing museum, which doesn't look like much from the outside but has very impressive displays and a great selection of rare exhibits. The battle of the Hurtgen Forest is not well known in U.K. (And also not in Germany, so I understand!) and it...More
Very interesting museum. The displays are well thought out and well done. It is a museum where you can see things up close. Many, many items on display that I had only read about in books, such as potato grenades and other carious weapons. The...More