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Well worth a visit

we found this place on the internet and decided to visit whilst in Compiegne, with easy reach in... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
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Interesting and informative excursion

We found this place on the web and thought a quick visit would be worthwhile, the staff and team... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
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2 avenue des Martyrs de la Liberte, 60200, Compiegne, France
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

we found this place on the internet and decided to visit whilst in Compiegne, with easy reach in the newer part of the city. Free parking adjacent. The museum is an old WW1 hospital and later army camp then used as an internal Vichy France...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

We found this place on the web and thought a quick visit would be worthwhile, the staff and team are very professional and helped in English as my french was up to scratch, the guide was a hand held in English and once briefed, off...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This place should be known and visited like Drancy ! More than 40.000 people were deported from that former military camp turned into a concentration camp by Nazis. Buildings still there... amazing

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Phil E
Reviewed January 12, 2018

A very frank presentation of the establishment of the Vichy government and the subsequent internment and deportation of thousands of detainees. Not a subject that is easily broached or experienced but the memorial does a very good job of tackling this sobering topic. Thought provoking...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Eliz R
Reviewed September 30, 2016

Located in Compiegne (Picardy), this is the site of a WW2 internment base for people destined to be deported to concentration camps across Europe, mainly Auschwitz, during the Vichy regime in France. The site comprises a number of empty buildings, the original site had many...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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