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Best Stop on our European Trip

My wife and I made a trip for 5 weeks to Europe this past May and June. We travelled through... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2014
Patrick B
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Sun City Center, Florida
Six hours and we only experienced half - WOW

WOW! That just starts this. M&M have got to be the most extraordinary people you could ever meet... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2013
better_beer
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed July 12, 2014

My wife and I made a trip for 5 weeks to Europe this past May and June. We travelled through Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, France and Belgium. I had called Mathilda Schmetz in advance and told her when we would be there. It so happened that...More

Date of experience: May 2014
7  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed December 10, 2013

WOW! That just starts this. M&M have got to be the most extraordinary people you could ever meet. Welcoming, warm, helpful and very, so very knowledgable about everything in the museum. EVERYthing seems to have a personal story attached to it from someone and the...More

Date of experience: November 2013
5  Thank better_beer
Reviewed October 8, 2013

Don't think this is a regular museum, when the owner will start telling you about their collection she won't stop anymore. Very nice museum and very grateful owners. Never met such people before. We will surely come back to visit this museum again.

Date of experience: September 2013
5  Thank Jacques B
Reviewed June 19, 2013

This was my first experience in Europe, to honor my dad that served with the 26th Infantry of the BIG RED ONE. My dad gained contact with Marcel and Matilda ,but never met them , so my Military daughter and son-in-law and myself made the...More

Date of experience: June 2013
8  Thank Michael A
Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

The M&M's (nickname) greet you as if you are a part of their family. Matilde is usually the guide of the tour, and she eloquently explains each of the items along the tour. Marcel is the "man behind the scenes" and actually builds/creates displays for...More

Date of experience: November 2012
5  Thank Chris W
Reviewed October 21, 2012

This museum is an unbelievable collection of personal items from American soldiers and Belgian locals from just prior to the battle of the bulge (and other WWII items). The owners are a lovely Belgian husband and wife. The husband was a little boy when 110...More

Date of experience: October 2012
8  Thank W H
Reviewed August 3, 2012 via mobile

We had a day trip to this museum and it was soooooo worth it. Especially if you are USA military. The couple that privately owns this are very passionate, knowledgable and proud of their work. Beautiful!!

4  Thank LaBva27
Reviewed April 15, 2012

What a wonderful couple!!! So many memories shared, and such passion for the museum and the Americans that served over there. After leaving there you feel like you are family and that each person they are speaking about is one of there own. I will...More

Date of experience: April 2012
6  Thank Kelly A
Reviewed March 20, 2012

I was stationed at Geilenkirchen NATO Air Base from 2006 - 2008. It was my privilege to visit the museum in late 2006. Over the next 18 months I helped transport Air National Guard members to the museum. Marcel & Matilda (M&M to friends) Schmetz...More

Date of experience: April 2011
4  Thank Dave Y
Reviewed February 28, 2011

From the moment you step into their home, Marcel and Mathilde Schmetz make you feel like you are part of their family. By the time you leave you realize that you truly are a family member, because you both live in a free country. Freedom...More

Date of experience: September 2010
5  Thank CarolineEmily
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