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Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917

Ieperstraat 5, Zonnebeke 8980, Belgium
+32 51 77 04 41
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The Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 presents the historic story of the First World War in a poignant and vivid way, with a particular emphasis on the Battle of Passchendaele. This battle in 1917 is known as one of the most horrific battles from the First World War, with more than half-a-million casualties for a territorial gain of merely eight kilometres. ‘Passchendaele’ not only became a concept in the history of the First World War, it also became a symbol of the great futility of the violence of war in all its horror. The Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 combines the interactive design of a modern museum with the exceptional aspect of experiencing the Dugouts & Trenches. Last admission at 16:30.
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Ieperstraat 5, Zonnebeke 8980, Belgium
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+32 51 77 04 41
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"trench experience"
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"memorial museum"
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"well worth a visit"
in 43 reviews
"underground bunker"
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"audio guide"
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"beautiful grounds"
in 9 reviews
"excellent displays"
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"short film"
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"the real thing"
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"both sides"
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"on display"
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"ypres salient"
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"first world war"
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"well laid out"
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"free parking"
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"sanctuary wood"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I came here as part of an organised tour so unfortunately couldn't spend as much time as I'd have liked to really see everything (I practically had to jog through the trenches so I didn't miss the bus!). Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum in a former chateau is well worth a visit, it is informative and uses technology so keeps children of all ages interested. The hand set links to numbers so that displays are explained in simple terms. There are hands on displays of helmets,...More

Thank 186400Caroline
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum is very up to date with interactive screens and accessibility for multiple languages. The exhibits are varied and interesting even to a group of teenagers that have travelled 6 hours from England that day. The underground dugout was really showing how cramped it...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Travelling with my children (11 - 16 years) we stopped here to break our journey south encouraged by previous reviews. I'm so glad we did. An excellent museum which presents what can be a difficult story, very well indeed. The audio guides are fantastic and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a really excellent museum, with a terrific audioguide and a lot to see. You start in the museum, visit all the exhibits whilst listening to information on the audio guide. Then you descend down into ‘dugouts’, still listening to the audio guide and...More

Thank texasmm
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't visit this area without taking in this memorial. It's a park and museum which make beauty out of the beast of war. The parkland is stunning and a perfect picnic spot. The museum itself is all-engrossing. Go and weep and man's inhumanity to...More

Thank bryanedwin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in a beautiful parkland with gardens n walks to visit,the museum is housed in a wonderful building. With the audio guide you work your way through. The upper levels are an overview of the war..causes and conditions. You then make your way through a...More

Thank mandy c
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's always very mouving when you enter this museum. Tourist or not, a must see when you want to learn about the Great War.

Thank jean-baptiste F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Set in large ground this museum is excellent and provides an overview of the five battles of Ypres including Passchendaale. There are "Poppy gardens" which are themed gardens in the grounds didicated to the various nations that fought the Battle of Passchendaale. I think they...More

Thank 06Robert
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is located on a large domain with a big park. We thought this to be the best museum experience, with a good audio guide and trenches experience, which was very impressive and educational.

Thank Nyah82
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I’m sorry to read this. But I’m not completely surprised. Flexibility is not Europeans’ middle name!
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