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Great value breakfast

Stopped in for a quick breakfast this morning and we enjoyed it a lot. Simple and good value. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Luke F
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Very interesting, well worth a visit

As the title suggests, the visit was interesting. An amazing structure, built and used by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adam C
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A secret base at the heart of Second World Wae history...A real underground town, constructed in 1943 and 1944 by the German army to go ahead with the launch V2 rockets on London, La Coupole is an exceptional site on which the destiny of Europe...more
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D 210 5 rue Clabaux | Saint-Omer, 62570 Saint-Omer, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really conflicted to write this review. I wanted to visit La Coupole for the chance to see an amazing structure, albeit for a sordid purpose, but you don't really get the opportunity to see what a massive complex this is. I do have an interest...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick breakfast this morning and we enjoyed it a lot. Simple and good value. We shared the ‘la capoule’ (baguette and jam, croissant, two boiled eggs and a coffee) it was enough for two.

Thank Luke F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the title suggests, the visit was interesting. An amazing structure, built and used by the Germans.

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great original building , which has the opportunity to cover an interesting and important aspect of WW2 (Hitlers Terror weapons) . What should have been a focussed presentation on V2 rockets , the construction of the base and forced labour, it’s purpose, the destruction...More

Thank Ceri L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited la coupole during a trip to France and had no idea it would be so interesting, also quite shocking to be honest. But it's definitely worth a visit.

Thank Gloria V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this are found it informative as well as very well set out and refers clearly and explicitly to the most terrible times that the region saw during WW2. The only thing I would criticise it for is that the gift shop featured a...More

Thank Yvonne M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this with as a family of varying ages. We all learnt and took something from it. Outstanding structure and something you need to visit to appreciate. Informative without being too boring whilst avoiding glorifying the war.

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to stop here for an hour or so but left 4 hours later only having seen most of it. The history is incredible as is the way it's presented in an engaging and interactive way. You get a sense of the history walking...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this online whilst checking what to do. As we were passing close by we called in and found this a very interesting visit. Always thought these rockets were in Holland. The photos and displays were really detailed with descriptions in a couple of languages....More

Thank Llangynog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been watching shows on TV about V1 and V2 rockets and was glad to get the opportunity to come to France and actually see these sites. What you don't get from TV is the cold for example. You walk into the bunker and...More

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twinservices
19 October 2017|
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Response from cyrilled206 | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for the antispamware, but it becomes more and more useful, I am afraid. Of course, the whole exhibition is presented in English, as well as in German and Dutch, both in the audio guides and on the exhibition... More
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13 October 2017|
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Response from Katieclem46 | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, it is wheelchair accessible and there are lifts. The tunnels themselves can be faintly uneven with tiny stalagmites from the dripping water permeating the limestone. There are boardwalks in some areas... More
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Stella E
25 October 2016|
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Response from salvagebabe | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It is all enclosed in a huge dome, not underground where the blockhouse eperleques is mainly underground. The displays are spacious with high ceilings once you get through the initial entrance corridor but I wouldn't say... More
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