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Canadalaan 26, Ieper (Ypres) 8902, Belgium
+32 57 46 63 73
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Reviewed yesterday

This is now a place of peace. All of these sites of WW! are beautifully maintained. This place is , now, thanfully a lovely quiet place for contemplation and reflection of what so many young commonwealth men had to endure.

Thank wannabeaussie
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sanctuary wood puts you in the mind of a day in the trenches of WW1, how horrific the conditions were. Ypres preserved battlefield museum.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Many WW1 artefacts in two museums, the trench system appears to be some communication trenches from the British side, so not that deep. Some of the trench art is fantastic. Did not get a chance to try the cafe, but toilets are much much better...More

Thank StuKath
Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe this was [and still is] a family museum which was collected by one individual so it is very quirky but the fact that the old trencehs are still virtually intact makes it a must see experience. The museum has a lot of random...More

Thank Kvasirsblood
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trenches here are run down and rusted, the museum is small but interesting and serve good food. The trenches look very different to the German ones if you get chance to see them.. The British trenches were meant to look temporary so the soldiers...More

Thank sbarron73
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the other museums provide a sanitized view of the trenches. This was more realistic, especially walking with mud and water in the trenches (it had rained the night before). The shell-shattered stumps of trees provided the emphasis of the horror of the battle...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very moving location presenting trench life in its basic form in the outside area where a surviving tree bears witness to the ferocity of the bombardment and the museum contains a wealth of memorabilia

Thank BogratNorthYorkshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a visit after cycling past the day before, the initial museum has some very interesting artefacts from both sides on show. The trenches give an insight into what the brave chaps endured. My criticism is the lack of information throughout the site...More

Thank WinteringhamSteve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this small museum mainly to see and walk in the ols British trenches. The adjoining museum has many interesting artefacts from WW1

Thank AlandAnC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This site has been running for a very long time and it shows. There has been no attempt to bring the museum up to date for younger generations As others have said, there is no context for the site unless you do your own research....More

Thank Tony B
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Response from 466Richard789466 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but on greatwar website the hours are 0900 to 1800. When we were there in late May it opened promptly at 0900.