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In Flanders Fields Museum

Closes in 17 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The Ypres region was the backdrop to on of the bloodiest battles in history, 100 years ago. Now the last witness have died too, the In Flanders Fields Museum is more than ever the gateway to the First World War in Flanders. The In Flanders Fields...more
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Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An amazing museum with so many interactive exhibits.... it really makes the war real and is very humbling... and for a small extra charge you can climb to the tower where there is a wonderful view. I recommend this to all who visit the Flanders...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lynda K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum brings in a very nice way personal stories with big history and links past and present in a natural way. Also, it doesn't give only the story of the winners but of both sides. Both are victims. And last but not least, even...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dashanedho
Reviewed 4 days ago

A really moving but very informative museum telling the story of the town from start to finish during the Great War. A wonderful half way interval is available by climbing the tower to see this lovely town from hundreds of feet above the ground.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tikersmike89
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an excellent museum, telling the story from all perspectives, military and civilian, Entente and Central You could easily spend half a day here. As a tip, get the combo ticket for the Ypres museum next door.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank captainbeecher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The interactive nature of this exhibition in an amazing building holds the attention of teenagers for longer than expected. The open plan layout makes wandering the exhibits easy and avoiding busy spots.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cla1re9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant place to visit and get idea of WW1 stories and history. Easy location, good parking (pay and display) nice cafe and shop.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Banditbunny
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let's get the student bit out of way first; yes it's good they bother to go but the silly giggling and needless chatter detracts from the ability to fully absorb the brilliant displays and interactive features. Staff were super friendly. The wristband is clever allowing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stampartuk
Reviewed 1 week ago

The good reviews say all there is about the scope of content but I found it a little jumbled. There was no clear order to me, if that was important? In the 90 minutes we spent there I did not absorb or see everything, perhaps...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ferdie2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We remember the original museum with lots of fabulous artifacts in glass cases and little interpretation. The museum then went all high tech, with few artifacts. This iteration has it just about right. A good balance of interpretation, artifacts and some excellent film. We stayed...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank barbarapratt13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Generally good museum offering an overview of WW1, with particlular attention paid to the events in the local area. For an extra 2 euro you can climb the bell tower - recommended - good views and a nice break 1/2 way through the museum. Toilets...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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August 15, 2018|
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Response from mrgrenade | Reviewed this property |
We booked the excursion through p&o and was brilliant, we heard other got taken to shops and stuff a bit like turkey would do but the cruise one was a 100% mint
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Go to "blauwe zone" and you can park your car for 3 hours free of charge when you use a blue parkcard, after 3 hours just adjust the hour of your card and again you have 3 hours free...
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A restaurant called Cyper does the most amazing steaks
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