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Address: Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
Phone Number: 3257239220
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Ypres region was the backdrop to on of the bloodiest battles in...

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 Museum confronts the visitor with the consequences of the Great War. Old and young are faced with life and death in the Ypres front region. The exhibition with touching video projects, unique sound fragments and the most up-to-date multimedia applications immerse you in the life at the front. each visitor also receives a poppy bracelet that enables him/her to discover four personal stories of 'Joe Public' in the Great War. By logging in you can meet your peers in the war, a century ago.

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This museum is a must visit if in Ypres. So much to see,and read. On this visit we took the opportunity to climb to the top of the bell tower cost an extra two Euro but worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is a must visit if in Ypres. So much to see,and read. On this visit we took the opportunity to climb to the top of the bell tower cost an extra two Euro but worth every cent the views from the top are outstanding. It is also interesting to see the bells and their controls but be advised... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an hour at this museum which overs the First World War battles of Ypres. On entering you are given a wrist band that you use to log in; once logged in you can use interactive displays and information screens which will be in your own language. There are a number of displays that truly bring home the destruction... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a must see museum. It tells the story of the conflict in and around Ypres from WW1 so well. It used interactive displays controlled by the poppy wrist band a visitor wears, who the tells the system there age, gender and where they live in. When I first used it, it told me about a soldier from near... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the museum this week. The mix of interactive displays and historical artifacts makes for a compelling journey through the horrors and humanity, inhumanity, dehumanisation of such slaughter. We had visited Hill 62 that morning and arrived at the museum with the ages of those who had died and were buried there still fresh in our hearts and minds.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very good museum with a lot of history to tell. It makes the Great War, WWI, come very close, and all kind of modern equipment is used to tell about the war

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is highly interactive and incredibly well presented. They have made use of technology using electronic bracelets for entry, and to log in at computer terminals within the museum. Here you are presented with extra stories about people during the war that at the end of your visit you can have printed for a small cost, or emailed through... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The "In Flanders Fields Museum" brings home the scope and ferocity of the conflict. We had seen it before, but learned even more by visiting a second time. One of our party was 93 yrs old and I was allowed to borrow a wheelchair to make him comfortable while we went around. Fabulous exhibitions. Found the background noises a bit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple of hours exploring this museum. There were uniforms, great displays, information in great detail and a moving film. a trip up the tower was also n option with a great view of the square and rooftops of Ypres.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plan enough time for visiting this museum. There is see much to see and read. The information is well organised and the interactive content makes it somewhat personal. It remains a heartbreaking period in human history especially the effect it had on the youth of that time. But the museum gives a balanced view also from the local point of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a super museum. Beautifully done and they have created a very poignant atmosphere. Great exhibits and really enjoyed the multi dimensional films with soldiers, nurses talking about life during the war. We went up the bell tower...quite a lot of steps but worth it for the view. A must when visiting the beautiful town of Ypres

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