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Address: Canadalaan 26, Ieper (Ypres) 8902, Belgium
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a visit. Lots to see in the museum some of the pictures are quite graphic and some may find them distressing. The wood however is peaceful although a little eerie.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great activity for teenagers. Lots of running around and exploring the trenches in the dark! Plenty of history to be seen with a small museum and authentic memorabilia.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Further along Canadalaan from the Hill 62 museum - right at the end of the road. Small memorial to the Canadian forces, lovely countryside, sloping views to Ypres, incredibly peaceful place (now)

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trenches are interesting and worth visiting. However, there is no information about you are seeing and so you have to know the context of the place to get anything from the visit. The museum is a mish-mash of artefacts, unlabelled and not all even from WW1. Display is poor and information lacking. Staff are unhelpful and the 8 euro... More 

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found Sanctuary Wood quite fascinating and well maintained. Yes, the museum is rammed with objects so unless you know your stuff you won't know what you're looking at. Nonetheless it was interesting to see all of the artefacts they've collected. The children were particularly fascinated by the picture boxes - the more gruesome pictures, the better! We found the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The water filled fox holes alongside the trenches are a chilling reminder. The Cafe and mini-museum are slightly charmless but the 3-D photos in the old wooden boxes are a brilliant and gruesome memento. It is the wood that is so worth visiting... A small wood that, at home, would be celebrated for its bluebells and tranquility was, here, a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friends, some of the exhibits were a bit strange, can suffer from over crowding I personally would not recommend it find the layout confusing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favourite places around Ieper. Quiet, beautifully maintained like all War Grave Commission sites. Has a unique atmosphere, and is very close to Ieper centre. 10 minutes by car? Definitely recommend a visit. Lovely, atmospheric place.

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