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Clairiere de l'Armistice

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The armistice carriage.

Although a replica of the original the carriage looked very authentic, it was well presented with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colin H
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
Excellent Museum but currently going under restoration in grounds

We visited the museum late Sept. Museum and grounds are currently going through renovation work (we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim H
Farnham, United Kingdom
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This clearing marks the site of the drawing up of the armistice agreement with the defeated Germans in 1918.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Route de Soissons, 60200, Compiegne, France
+33 3 44 85 14 18
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on an organised trip to see the carriage where the armistice was signed. The Museam is very unique and a must for world war 1 history buffs. It is being tarted up for the 100th anniversary and I imagine on 11 November it...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although a replica of the original the carriage looked very authentic, it was well presented with lots of information on who sat where and their roles in the armistice. The rest of the museum was well set out with lots of displays and information.

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the museum late Sept. Museum and grounds are currently going through renovation work (we presumed as part of the Armistice Commemorations next month). The history of the train, before, during the Armistice and WW2 is fascinating. Museum apart from train is also excellent...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a point of visiting ahead of the centenary anniversary of Armistice Day. The museum is excellent. It's only small, but very informative and we ended up reading almost every display. It's also not biased towards the Armistice signing and explains what happened to...More

1  Thank armrestdominance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much history here not just for the signing of the Armistice in 1918 but what happened afterwards and to the original coach. Cant recommend this enough.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband has a memory of the railway carriage just being in the clearing. Now they have built a new museum all round it. I know that the younger generation have to learn about the wars but I find it hard to cope, knowing the...More

Thank mcwDurham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we visited (Sept 2018) there was a tremendous amount of work going on in the actual clearing, presumably in advance of the centenary commemorations to come in November, and we weren't able to go into the clearing itself. The small museum was still open...More

Thank AnnieMc62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small museum with a replica of the actual rail carrige in which the Armistace ending WWI was signed. English signage throughout. Museum traced the path into, the chronology of and the aftermath of the war along with the path into WWII. Fascinating. Free parking, 5...More

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having been he many years ago i was impressed by how much there is to see. A poignant reminder of the horrors of war and the cruelty of humanity. Informative and interesting. When the renovations for the 100 year anniversary are complete (outside) it will...More

Thank Likesmifood
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Having been the previous week to Verdun, this is another French museum that brings a mixture of feelings. I was more fascinated by the World War II pictures and the feelings of the French at that time. Nice museum with some good artefacts. You want...More

Thank BillDewberry
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12 February 2018|
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Response from funnyguyxyz | Reviewed this property |
Suspect that a cab will be only viable solution, cycling could work but it’s probably about 6-7 miles from the station. Hope this helps.
22 September 2017|
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Response from dianne m | Reviewed this property |
There is no public transport to this site to my knowledge.