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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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