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Clairiere de l'Armistice

Compiegne, France
+33 3 44 85 14 18
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Never fails to move me

This was my fourth visit to the site of the Armistice. Each time, it never fails to impress, or... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chris24804766
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Fareham, Hampshire
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war trip

plenty of history here..interesting site in the woods. small but comprehensive museum. easy parking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jamescE3374NI
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Peterborough, 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.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Compiegne, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my fourth visit to the site of the Armistice. Each time, it never fails to impress, or move me. The museum alongside the train carriage is excellent, especially the 3D photo machines. Horrific images brought to life. Overall a very moving place.

Thank Chris24804766
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

plenty of history here..interesting site in the woods. small but comprehensive museum. easy parking and short walk

Thank jamescE3374NI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting well kept attraction and museum. Lots of interesting artefacts and information about the wars. The replica of the carriage is excellent. We enjoyed our visit and seeing all the original photos was amazing. Set in lovely grounds definitely worth a visit!

Thank Ditravel3136
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A large site with an assortment of interesting things to see plus a small museum. Plenty to occupy an hour or so or even half a day

Thank dianne m
Reviewed 28 April 2017

A bit out of Compiegne, but worth going to visit. The small museum is well put together with lots of Stereoscope photographs that showed what World War I was really like. Very emotional and shows what a horrific war it was. Was worth seeing.

Thank yupoarist
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We took our daughters aged 5 and 10 and we talked through the significance of this peaceful place, the sun was shining and we walked around explaining the Great War which was supposed to be the end of all wars. What a dedication to all...More

Thank danarm1986
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

While remembering these soldiers, I felt strange. This place is full of emotion, with all these useless deaths ... It also demonstrates the nationalism on both sides and during both world wars.

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were travelling across France on a nostalgia visit and we decided to visit Compiegne and the famous Clairiere de l'Armistice in the forest nearby. We were particularly interested, as our parents had been there in the 70s and talked of a railway carriage in...More

Thank richardanderson854
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We really enjoyed our visit here and when you look at all the displays it really transports you back in time. Both adults and kids enjoyed the displays.

Thank Shane2376
Reviewed 26 September 2016

An important stop on our tour of World War II sites and this was an amazing place to visit. I didn't realise how stirring this would feel but it was spine tingling to know what had happened here in both the first and second World...More

Thank Gary F
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