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Lovely old building

Beautiful building with lots of memories. Unfortunately now dwarfed by huge modern buildings & more... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ceb346
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
nostalgic visit

a small but emotional visit to the Hall of Memory. We popped in whilst the german market was on... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
britishbulldog50
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Marshall, Michigan
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In tribute to those who lost their lives in combat from World War I to present day, the interior of this somber memorial offers books with the names of the fallen, as well as impressive stained glass windows and skylights.
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Centenary Sq., Birmingham B1 2DY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful building with lots of memories. Unfortunately now dwarfed by huge modern buildings & more to come with the building site around it. Try to ignore all the surrounding hassle & enjoy the building as it used to be,

Thank ceb346
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

This looks like a very interesting memorial to those who fought in the war. Couldn’t get close today due to construction work. Next time

1  Thank albeback1
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Small memorial in from of town hall to the memory of world war one heroes. Closed at moment due to the amount of building work going on.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 10 April 2018

a small but emotional visit to the Hall of Memory. We popped in whilst the german market was on 2016. people were letting their kids run over the flag stones outside, shame. but inside theres tributes to the fallen.

Thank britishbulldog50
Reviewed 28 March 2018

The area around this building (Centenary Square) is currently being redveloped so you cannot get near this building nor get inside it. This work will carry on till summer 2019 when the Hall of Memory will reopen.

Thank Guilbert53
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I've always walked past this building without actually knowing what it is. One day I walked past and it was open and so I did myself a favour and had a look. The inside has numerous plaques and dedications to those who died in WW1...More

1  Thank Zain C
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Thinking about sacrifice of others makes me feel both humbled and sad. Beautiful, tranquil space. A good place to pause and reflect.

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Development perk prevented access, I'd deliberately made the choice to come and see this. An outside view from behind a hoarding was all I could get.

Thank Dr_Waugh
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is only a small building which is not always open. It was originally part of a much larger plan for a civic centre in Birmingham, most of which did not get built - you can see a model of the intended development in the...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Beautifully maintained and understated memorial with interesting displays and a sanctuary from the bustle beyond its walls.

Thank John K
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