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Clairiere de l'Armistice

Compiegne, France
+33 3 44 85 14 18
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Small but enjoyable

Where the armistice was signed. You visit the train wagon but also there is a relatively new... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sdmmb
via mobile
Centennial Year visit.

This year is the centennial of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. As a history... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tom D
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Burlington, Canada
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This clearing marks the site of the drawing up of the armistice agreement with the defeated Germans in 1918.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train carriage” (12 reviews)
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Compiegne, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where the armistice was signed. You visit the train wagon but also there is a relatively new museum behind still being finalised. Enjoyable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This year is the centennial of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. As a history buff I have made many visits to the WWI and WWII sites in France and Belgium. I decided on the visit to Compiegne to view the...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Didn't see any signs with admission prices until you go through the door where the carriage is kept. Think it's around 5 euro for adults. Not a great deal inside tbh. Listened the audio commentary inside for 10 minutes and then at the end it...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

They closed the museum on me and my friends 45 minutes before the published closing time. It’s a small place that is not worth the time to go to.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

It was closed but we were able to walk around and look at the tracks, the peace ring and other memorials. I would like to know more about the dead black bird hanging on the one monument with the sword and vines behind it. Very...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Historically a key site that must be seen to begin to understand two world wars. First the Germans surrendered here then some 19 years later Hitler returned the compliment when the French surrendered in the same place.

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

My wife & I had been visiting American WWI Cemeteries when we decided to drive to Compiegne on our way back to our B&B in Reims. Because of heavy traffic, we arrived at the museum at 4:48pm. The museum closed at 5:00pm so we had...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

A museum and open grove set in a beautiful forest which honours the memory and the event of the Armistice signing. It held the attention of the children aged 7 and 5, who particularly liked the picture machines which actually gave photos from the period...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

A replica restaurant carriage depicting the signing of the WW1 armistice in 1918 and 1940 is in the first room. Beyond is the rotunda with 27 stereoscopic appliances with over 700 photos in relief. The walls and cabinets are full of photos, documents and possessions...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Memorial to where the Armistice of WWI was signed: a train car (replica of the original), lots of pictures, uniforms, etc., huge statue of General Foch outside. Very well done.

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jeffreymi
11 February 2018|
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Response from funnyguyxyz | Reviewed this property |
Suspect that a cab will be only viable solution, cycling could work but it’s probably about 6-7 miles from the station. Hope this helps.
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marciag21
22 September 2017|
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Response from dianne m | Reviewed this property |
There is no public transport to this site to my knowledge.
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