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Sanctuary Wood

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

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This private museum is filled with an eclectic range of WW1 ephemera which sets the scene beautifully. Stereoscopic photos are there in abundance - take time to see them, as they include many extraordinary images not seen elsewhere. And then go out back into the...More

Thank FiShep
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a fabulous place to visit. The stereoscopic photos are wonderful and give a very real feel for WW1. Allow plenty of time. The trenches are also excellent.

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A war cemetery similar to most others built in the road leading to the Canadian mmemorial notable by the internment of a family member who Talbot house was named after.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One must go here even if just to see the trenches! The indoor museum is small, but has lots of war memorabilia such as weapons, pictures, signs, etc... It has a bar inside where I think they can smoke. I didn't see anyone smoking, but...More

Thank nicmccormick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unbelievably touching - a tough reminder of the curse of war! The insight this museum gives to the condition that so many people had to suffer in enable us to live as will do today is unbelievable

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really happy to see the preserved trenches. It was interesting to be in a place with such a profound history & story. The "museum" itself was disappointing. It was dusty & unkempt. Of all the well cared for historical sites in the area,...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Full of craters. It is very moving to see & pay respect. Worth a visit Easy to access and park on the road.

Thank MartinaCaterina
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the area I remembered my friend speaking of his uncle who had been killed and buried in Sanctuary Wood. As I was nearby, I decided to look up where it was and send him some photos which he could share with the family. Like...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Great to experienccso many original features of history. Nice display of original pics tens and pictures. The trenches and fox holes justvconfirm the horrorbof war. Nice there be able to take a glass of beer afterwards and savour this unique pace. Family friendly.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Combined with the Cemtery, Cafe and Museum it proved to be relaxing end to a Hectic Day trying to squeeze in as much as possible while giving each of them equal respect.

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10 July 2017|
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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.