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Clairiere de l'Armistice

Compiegne, France
+33 3 44 85 14 18
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Well presented historical site

A replica restaurant carriage depicting the signing of the WW1 armistice in 1918 and 1940 is in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Great Historical Site

Memorial to where the Armistice of WWI was signed: a train car (replica of the original), lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This clearing marks the site of the drawing up of the armistice agreement with the defeated Germans in 1918.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Compiegne, France
+33 3 44 85 14 18
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Reviewed yesterday

A replica restaurant carriage depicting the signing of the WW1 armistice in 1918 and 1940 is in the first room. Beyond is the rotunda with 27 stereoscopic appliances with over 700 photos in relief. The walls and cabinets are full of photos, documents and possessions...More

Thank annie2mac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Memorial to where the Armistice of WWI was signed: a train car (replica of the original), lots of pictures, uniforms, etc., huge statue of General Foch outside. Very well done.

Thank C B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A glimpse into history. The museum is just the right size and has some wonderful pieces. The pictures showing life in the trenches is truly amazing.

Thank Marjolein v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quite astonishing to stand at this very important place. Good reconstruction of the carraige and explanation of its fate.

Thank elizabethn188633
Reviewed 15 August 2017 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 1 August 2017

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

Thank jamescE3374NI
Reviewed 23 July 2017

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
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