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Address: Canadalaan 26, Ieper (Ypres) B-8900, Belgium
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Trip to pay respects

Took this trip and thought it well worth the visit. It brought home the horrors of war quite vividly. A small museum with primitive interactive what the butler saw boxes. However... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took this trip and thought it well worth the visit. It brought home the horrors of war quite vividly. A small museum with primitive interactive what the butler saw boxes. However when wandering through the woods and the preserved trenches it was easy to visualise and feel what the troops endured. We had sunny weather and still there was quick... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is an amazing place for people that are interested in the ww1 trenches. It is very interesting to learn about how the soldiers from ww1 lived! Would definitely recommend to a friend

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of the reviews left us wary of this visit, but although it was worth it, I'm not sure it was worth €8 per adult. Interesting to see the trenches, intrigued to see all the memorabilia too. Definitely worth a stop off, but an hour max would be enough to see everything.

Thank Sally S
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing and surreal, make sure you take wellies as we did to make the most of this awe inspiring landmark. This was definitely a highlight of our stay in Ypres, with a quaint cafè an interesting museum, the trench is the real draw of this tourist destination sitting in a pockmarked hill a reminence of relentless shelling my son walked... More 

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can walk through the trenches where soldiers from WW1 stood. The small museum contains interesting exhibits and the cafe serves both tea and alcohol. Small souveniers are available.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

I walked round sanctuary wood as the pashendaele museum was closed, it made me feel very strange because of the things that i had read about this place during world war 1.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

There is a lot to see and do here, but the main attraction is the authentic trenches which really bring to life what it must have been like 100 years ago.

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We have a three year old boy who was wearing thin from seeing all the memorials. We took him here and he loved running through the tunnels and trenches. There are sharp edges and parts of the wall were collapsing so keep an eye on your kids. Little kids may not like the darkness of the tunnels so take a... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a private museum. One just sees whatever family was able to gather and stack together. You do not find any description or info about what you see. For me it was a mess. Outside trenches do not look very real. Better to visit In the Flanders Fields museum in Ypres

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

A very moving place to visit (would have been more so if I'd known, then, that my great-uncle fought there).Original trenches.

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