Category Archives: Museums

Travels on the Somme Part Ten Addendum – Albert: The Somme 1916 Museum

I’m not a great one for museums – every hour spent in one is an hour I could be out in the field – but if you’re in Albert, the Somme 1916 Museum is well worth some of your time.  … Continue reading

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The Menin Road – Hill 62 Museum Trenches

Shells and shell holes. Trenches. Even shattered tree stumps, now a shrine for tourists or pilgrims. These trenches appear to be part of the British front line system as it wound its way through the southern part of Sanctuary Wood … Continue reading

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Ypres (Ieper) – Ramparts War Museum, Lille Gate

Just inside the Lille Gate there is a pub called the Pub ‘T Klein Rijsel which not only boasts an excellent selection of beer, but also hosts a small but fascinating museum that is well worth a visit.  Here’s a … Continue reading

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