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Address: Canadalaan 26, Ieper (Ypres) 8902, Belgium
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I loved the stereoscopes showing aspects of the war. The museum has a large selection. Some of the images were very realistic.Like the Hooge Crater museum this is a private... read more

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Set in a beautiful wooded area, and home to fierce fighting during WW1, I really got a sense of history here. It's amazing to work your way through the remaining trenches whilst imagining what life was like for those young soldiers. Brilliantly preserved and well worth the visit.

Thank Adamcurrie1
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved the stereoscopes showing aspects of the war. The museum has a large selection. Some of the images were very realistic.Like the Hooge Crater museum this is a private collection built up over many years. There is a quirkiness to it which I found appealing more sophisticated people may not. Yes the original trenches can be full of screaming... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The small museum is tucked around the side and back of a cafe and is now looking a little dated. It could do with a face lift! However, the stereoscopic viewers are (I think) unique and give you a very stark impression of what the battle fields actually looked like - many photos being too horrific for the press of... More 

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum has lots of interesting photos of WW1. Out at the back there was a trench setup that included tunnels and showed you the conditions the soldiers were in

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are so many must visit locations around Ypres, but this is one of the only locations that actually has an intact trench / tunnel system still in place. The museum is small and I can see in high volume times (summer / around Armistice day in Nov) it would not be nice as there would not be enough room,... More 

Thank Thebates22
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The outdoor exhibits and trenches are very barren and thought provoking when visited if the place is quiet. The feel of the place is more realistically dramatic than the larger, grassed over parks on the Somme, if you are fortunate, as we were to see the place almost empty. Unfortunately previous visits were somewhat spoiled by hoardes of uncontrolled children... More 

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Southwold, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were quite excited about visiting some real trenches but the experience was spoilt for us by the hordes of teenagers screaming and shouting about the site. I know it is good for young people to learn about the war but teachers need to instil some respect into their students. The museum had lots of artefacts but they seems to... More 

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Kenilworth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited as part of the Flanders Battlefield Tour but would recommend as a visit on its own. The Wood contains the remains of WW1 trenches and whilst now totally different from 100 years ago, it provides a feel of what life must have been like in the trenches. The collection contains many many munitions, weapons and other artifacts. Of particular... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here you can walk through and over trenches, see trees that were shattered during battle and have access to a huge amount of relics such as barbed wire, exploded shells and weaponry. The small museum inside is jam packed with recovered items, and has stereoscopic boxes through which you can view uncensored photos from the front line (not suitable for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as part of a bigger group on a battlefield tour. There is a restaurant with seating inside and out which leads into the museum. This is small but which has picture boxes where you can view real pictures taken during the Great War. Be warned that they are now all viewable by young children. Going through the museum... More 

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