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Historial de la Grande Guerre - Musee de Thiepval

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Excellent way to spend a few hours

I was here as part of a large coach party the exhibits were very well laid out with descriptions of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ashford, United Kingdom
Small but good

Highly recommend you walk through the museum and get a couple of excellent books about the Somme... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Second museum of historial of the great war who invite you to discover the battles of the somme, and a focus on the offensive of 1916, the deadliest battle of the conflict. the joe sacco's fresco presents this big offensive, a space is dedicated to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
8 rue de l Ancre, 80300 Thiepval, France
+33 3 22 74 60 47
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was here as part of a large coach party the exhibits were very well laid out with descriptions of the exhibits and a theatre showing a film about the war even if you just want to see the aircraft these people flew during the...More

Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Highly recommend you walk through the museum and get a couple of excellent books about the Somme and it's place in British history. The bathrooms are quite clean and the staff is nice as well.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

As part of the memorial the museum helps to tell the story of the Battle of the Somme through information and recovered artifacts.

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Among the many interesting artifacts on display is a replica aircraft of the French ace, Georges Guynemer, a Nieuport. Well worth the admission fee just to see this aircraft and to think about the men who flew such fragile machines in the sky 100 years...More

Thank John16752024
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

In the area visiting my great grandfathers grave we called here to see my nephews great great grandfathers name on the memorial. It’s only a few euro to get in but is very moving showing the horror of the battle of the Somme. I found...More

Thank 186400Caroline
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Really peaceful and impressive memorial. The museum has interactive search facilities and although quite small is very modern and well laid out. Would recommend touring the local area also - parking is free and on-site.

Thank b p
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is a very modern building housing a fantastic Museum, it has some great displays and some interesting videos to watch - in my opinion a must visit.

Thank Howlo
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Very modern museum which has been well designed to complement the Thiepval memorial. Great layout of exhibits which explain the military actions which took place in the area.

Thank jokab1947
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We visited the Thiepval museum whilst on a trip to see the monument here, we drove here and there is a reasonably sized (free), car park at the visitors centre. We had already been to see the memorial and after a bite to eat went...More

1  Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Although this musuem is small, it is very informative and helps to put the war and the Somme into a holistic setting. Afterwards can walk to the memorial or visit the excellent gift shop.

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