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An eye opening place

This was our second visit and we enjoyed it both times. They have a vast array of uniforms for... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
minimar123
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Educational

We’ve passed this museum so many times, but not this time. I really do not know how people operated... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
REBAL17
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Really good for a quick visit if you have an hour spare, worth noting that you get a discount at the nearby Batterie Todt which is also worth the visit. Lots of uniforms with a description on what they are in both French and English,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

This was our second visit and we enjoyed it both times. They have a vast array of uniforms for army, navy and airforces across the countires involved in the conflict. There are also examples of altered clothes and shoes that ordinary people resorted to to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We’ve passed this museum so many times, but not this time. I really do not know how people operated in these places in such awful conditions - I’m so glad and great full not to have had to experience war myself, however we mustn’t forget...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank REBAL17
Reviewed 19 August 2018

It is highly recommended place to visit. In a small town Ambleteuse, you find private museum with one of the best collection of WWII uniforms I have ever seen. Its name "39-45" is right, because you find there uniforms of Polish army, attacked by Germans...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rafał W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I had hoped to learn about the WWII experience of the Pas de Calais region, and even the village of Ambleteuse itself. Instead this museum tries to tell the story of the entire war merely with the aid of military uniforms, some rusty guns and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard W
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This place is packed with stuff and everything in great condition. Military uniforms look like they were never worn. Very impressive displays.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank elindoo
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were expecting a pretty good display having read other reviews. But nothing prepared us for what we experienced. The uniforms, insignia, weapons, regalia, settings and workmanship in attention to detail was close to superb. Informative notes accompany the displays. My wife was very interested...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ajw570
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The main part of this museum are uniforms from WW2 many of which are displayed in scenes which add interest. The museum also houses many artefacts. All the displays were immaculately clean and well presented.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Derek M
Musee3945, Gérant at WWII Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hello Thanks a lot for your visit ! Best regards

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Our first visit to this museum despite knowing the area very well. Entry fee is Eu8.90 but well worth it! We spent around an hour studying all the dioramas, each window representing a different stage of the war. There are many uniforms from the different...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Francis M
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

There is a large of displays & information around this museum. Worth a visit and entrance fee. There is a toilet on site & a WW2 shop. There are some external static displays that I couldn’t gain access to. There is a large free car...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Paul_osborne46
Erik B, Propriétaire at WWII Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hello Thanks a lot for your comment, we'll be pleased to welcome you again. Eric BARBE

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