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Situated at the Heart of the Battle of the Somme (1914/1918), the Somme 1916 Museum of ALBERT traces the lives of soldiers in the trenches during the Franco-British offensive in 1916. At 10 meters below ground and 250 meters in length, you will...more
Since last visiting, the museum now has a 3D presention, and lots more exhibits, enter via a tunnel which brings you out in the river garden, very peaceful place. The museum is well lid out in multi languages and lots at the war from many...More
The Museum of the Somme at Albert, France, is excellent, tho finding parking can be tricky. It wasn't very busy the day we visited tho there were a couple of enthusiastic school parties. The museum is laid out in a series of old tunnels which...More
This is a great place to get your head around the things used within the first world war. It is underground and also has numerous places made up to look ,like trenches etc. Most i teresti g but do not go if you are claustrophobic....More
A good insight into WWI and the local area at the time. Very informative and nice staff. I enjoyed reading all the panels and learning from it. People moaning about parking.... literally drive for 1 minute in any direction and street parking is free! Would...More
We started out here before visiting a number of sites relative to the Somme battles. It's a very simple layout, really just a range of exhibits laid out along a tunnel, but it packed in a lot of information about what happened and as well...More
This museum is a must when visiting this area. It is laid out really well and the exhibits are excellent. Gives good explanations and the fact that you are in a tunnel most of the time, adds to the atmosphere. The end part where you...More
This is a great place to visit and staff very friendly and welcoming. The information provided is very clear and detailed and the amount of items they have from the first and second world war is fascinating. Gives you a real feel for what it...More
If you are taking a short break in Arras or anywhere near Albert be sure to visit the Somme Museum which is sited in a long underground tunnel that runs under part of the town.
The entrance to the museum is situated next to the...More