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Address: Canadalaan 26, Ieper (Ypres) B-8900, Belgium
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Brings the great war to life

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Solihull, United Kingdom

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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Halifax, Uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Visit here and the Passendale Museum at the beginning of your WW1 tour. It will give you a better understanding of the detail and you will appreciate the big picture better. Do look at the photos in the slide boxes, though some are a little harrowing.

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Leeds, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Both the trenches and the attached museum are, in my mind, better for their oft-criticised ramshackle nature. Many of the museum exhibits are without description, and that, in addition to the random piles of rusting remnants of shells and wartime machinery outside only add to the sense of desolation that engulfs you upon your visit. We visited on a Friday... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is where the trenches are still kept open to explore and experience. The feeling of despair are still palpable even today 100 years later

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I took a group of school children here as part of a Battlefields weekend. The students thoroughly enjoyed being able to walk through the trenches, even if the whole place is a bit of a risk-assessment nightmare for teachers! The trenches are filled with water/mud and several rats were seen scurrying through the tunnels. It all added up to a... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Ever since I have been going to the battle fields this has seemed to be a draw. But it is over crowded with coach trips. I would say it is well worth a visit if you've never been before but I can see little point in returning as you learn more about the area and it's history.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

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.

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