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Museum Huertgenwald 1944 und im Frieden

Pfarrer-Dickmann-Str. 21 - 23, 52393 Huertgenwald, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2429 902613
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Excellent couple of hours

This is a v good museum for those who want to know more of the 1944/45 fighting in this area... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2017
via mobile
Best museum in the region!

The guide in the museum is very passionate about the history of the Battle of the Hurtgenwald. A... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2017
Bruges, Belgium
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Pfarrer-Dickmann-Str. 21 - 23, 52393 Huertgenwald, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 2429 902613
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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

This is a v good museum for those who want to know more of the 1944/45 fighting in this area. Founded and funded by local Germans, the museum gives an excellent perspective on the v heavy fighting and how it was for civilians. .. a...More

Thank andyc1956
Reviewed November 7, 2017

The guide in the museum is very passionate about the history of the Battle of the Hurtgenwald. A lot of maps, wartime pictures, relics and other militaria related items can be found. Decent parking lot. Some books available in the shop.

Thank Possie1982
Reviewed September 30, 2017

If you love WW2 history and long ranging day hikes, the Hurtgen forest is your place. If you base in Simmonskall or Vossenack, you can't go wrong. It high overlooked by almost everyone and is a true gem. The museum, though, is rarely open, but...More

Thank reliccrazy
Reviewed September 21, 2017

I had the extreme pleasure of a visit to the museum. I couldn’t have been happier. My dad was involved in the Hurtgen Forest battle, and it had been a goal of mine to go there. The people were fabulous there. In fact, a new...More

Thank Glen S
Reviewed June 28, 2017

The visit here was very interesting and there were any amount of things to see ranging from german weapons to jewish details and literature as well.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

An impressive collection of artefacts in a museum that focuses not only on the battle of Hurtgen but also on the challenges of clearing of ordnance and the lasting legacy of war. Entry price was very reasonable. I was surprised and impressed at what was...More

1  Thank Nick S
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Small unimposing museum, which doesn't look like much from the outside but has very impressive displays and a great selection of rare exhibits. The battle of the Hurtgen Forest is not well known in U.K. (And also not in Germany, so I understand!) and it...More

Thank Travelingjohn123
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting museum. The displays are well thought out and well done. It is a museum where you can see things up close. Many, many items on display that I had only read about in books, such as potato grenades and other carious weapons. The...More

Thank wrenBoston
Reviewed October 7, 2015

I was quite surprised how big this museum really is after seeing pictures of the outside. You can easily spend 2 hours looking at all the war artifacts. Worth the visit!

Thank James W
Reviewed June 29, 2015

We planned our arrival for a Sunday afternoon when the museum was open. For those with an interest in the battles in Hurtgenwald/Vossenack, good exhibits. Only problem is that the videos are only in German.

Thank DeniseMaryM
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