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Address: Lakenhalle - Grote Markt 34, Ieper (Ypres) B-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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An education

Situated in the reconstructed Cloth Hall which had been destroyed by bombardment during WWI this museum provides a comprehensive and detailed history of the conflict with... read more

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Situated in the reconstructed Cloth Hall which had been destroyed by bombardment during WWI this museum provides a comprehensive and detailed history of the conflict with interactive displays, maps, dioramas and period pieces that convey enormity and the horror of the Great War. Well worth a visit. I would recommend paying the extra couple of Euros to climb the Tower... More 

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

Very well presented information. We spent several hours here as there was so mush to see and take in. One of the best museums we have been to.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If your in Ypres make sure this is on your list. You will be humbled by the sacrifice that were made on both sides

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum shares the WW1 with great simplicity, almost makes you feel you were there with the interactive displays and personal stories, strongly recommend a visit if you are in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great museum although it it always being built. Good value. Beautiful building and a great story. So many visitors and we owe our lifestyle to the people that gave their lives.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This museum is excellent and provides a comprehensive overview of the WW1 battles around Ypres. There is an excellent audiovisual presentation which takes you through the the various battles. The building is absolutely stunning, located in the rebuilt Cloth Hall in the town square. You also have the opportunity to climb the 231 steps up to the belfry. Worthwhile to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very professionally done and executed - extremely well laid out and presented and well worth the entrance fee. Really brings you in on the History of the battles in and around the Ypres area. Strongly recommend the upgrade to the Bell Tower view, though not suitable for the less able on food due to the number of steps and tight... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in a beautiful building in the square of Ypres. This museum offers a complex history of warfare in Flanders between 1914-18. Not the easiest subject to cover but they do in great detail. It does become a little confusing unless you have a basic history. Some exhibits seem overly complicated especially for the younger members of our family. Easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Museums can be a bit dull but not this one. It is very well thought out and each exhibit is interesting. It has a mix of original material, short films representing people in the war and digital media in various languages. Pay the bit extra and walk up the 260 odd stairs to the bell tower. Well worth it for... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in the magnificent Cloth Hall, this Museum is a lasting tribute, telling the war story in words and film, and offering a worthwhile education.

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