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Second World War Museum (Musee de la Guerre)

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Pretty good museum

There were 24 rooms in this bunker that held scenes from the war as well as artifacts. It was... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Shirley R
Lemoore, California
Very good musee in Calais

Been to a lot of WW2 museums, and this one is right up there with the best. Lots of artifacts and... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Stuart, Florida
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Housed in a former German bunker, this museum holds a collection of items from all nationalities involved in the war.
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| Parc Saint Pierre, 62100, Calais, France
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

This museum is based in the centre of a park in Calais. Firstly, there is a sign up that says it is closed in December and January. However, we dropped lucky and there was someone there when we went and they very kindly let us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JWykesLeicestershire
Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

Good museum. This is our first visit to the museum and more of a day filler. To break the day up for the children during our day visit to Calais. It was a good, informative and always a honour to visit these museums and respect...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

Don't rely on the opening hours advertised here on Trip Advisor, especially in winter. Visited Monday 26 November 2018. It was closed with no sign of life at all. The notice about opening times didn't mention the winter months at all. The marker on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

There were 24 rooms in this bunker that held scenes from the war as well as artifacts. It was interesting in a way, my husband, for example, loved it...but it didn't turn me on. The air was dank due to it being a bunker. I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

The structure is well set up walking through the history from start to finish, recommend seeing the original war footage documentary there which is an option.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great museum while most is in Displays are in French their is enough English in each display case for anyone to understand everything here. Is is set inside a wonderful park and the museum it’s self is in a German telephone Bunker. The gentleman at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Been to a lot of WW2 museums, and this one is right up there with the best. Lots of artifacts and history in here. I think one of the cool things was seeing the German soldiers outside where we can stand today. Not the door...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

we went to have a look around this museum it was well worth going the information we had said most people spend about 1.30 hours here, but we were here for over 2 hours.we watched the short film that was no a loop.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Situated in the middle of the park this museum shows mainly how WW1 affected the citizens of Calais. There are a large number of exhibits spread through the 24 rooms and the audio guide assists in trying to explain however I think the English does...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GSAJ
Reviewed 15 May 2018

In early May we took a ferry from Dover to Calais on a rather stormy Monday. There were many trees in St Peter's Park where we came upon this museum. It had no welcoming windows. There was a small sign that indicated the museum was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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9 January 2019|
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Response from JWykesLeicestershire | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour. La muse est ferme en Decembre et Janviere. Pardon pour mon mal Francaise
Peter L
9 July 2018|
Response from TeslaCityofLondon |
No it is parking in front of the hotel de vile and chargeable. But if you park in one of the streets around it is only a short walk