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Musee de la Grande Guerre

rue Lazare Ponticelli, 77100 Meaux, France
+33 1 60 32 14 18
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Small-Group WWI Day Trip from Paris: Aisne-Marne Battlefields, Belleau Wood and...
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rue Lazare Ponticelli, 77100 Meaux, France
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a very modern museum with interesting exhibits. Audio guides are offered for the tour. Plan on at least an hour for the visit.

Thank JD28204
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Sanitised and complacent view of this bloody war. Almost complete absence of mention of contemporary critics - the socialists, pacifists, strikers, mutineers, revolutionaries, poets, writers who opposed it during the war. No mention that Haig and Foch are viewed today by many as mere butchers....More

1  Thank jobo49
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The museum is situated on the site of the First Battle of the Marne and is a modern building commemorating the events of the First World War, particularly in the Isle de France area. The museum is full of interesting artifacts but I felt that...More

1  Thank MalcolmSWokingham
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Went on a wet Sunday. The first Sunday of each month is free, saving the very reasonable €10 usual entrance fee. The museum is well laid out with plenty of interactive exhibits. The €2 option audio guide would be useful for non-French speakers as inevitably...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Spent about an hour in the museum. Bit outside of the city center with big parking. Huge modern building well organized to explain to kids and adults about the 1st World War. Short films to see every now and then through the visit. We went...More

Thank Anne-Christine
M2GMeaux, Propriétaire at Musee de la Grande Guerre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2017

Thank you very much Anne-Christine !!

Reviewed 22 December 2016

The Great War (WWI) museum in Meaux was not mentioned in any of my guidebooks, but when I told French friends I was going to visit several WWI monuments east of Paris, they said this was a must see. Seemingly a bit out of the...More

Thank jamestB5009YJ
M2GMeaux, Propriétaire at Musee de la Grande Guerre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

Thank you so Much for your report jamestB5009YJ !

Reviewed 16 December 2016

Visited this museum one day. Easy train ride to/from Paris. We took the bus from the Gare to the museum. Was not crowded at all. Very nice exterior and the exhibits were well done.

Thank PeaceCorpsNorm
M2GMeaux, Propriétaire at Musee de la Grande Guerre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2016

Thank ou very much PeaceCorpsNorm.

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Not sure why this museum isn't busier, perhaps it's too out of the way for most people? It is an impressive piece of modern architecture, in the midst of a large field. Lots of free parking. Closed Tuesdays! 10€ entry. The access is over some...More

Thank Ecowoman
M2GMeaux, Propriétaire at Musee de la Grande Guerre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Thanks for all your advises. Thank you for your visit.

Reviewed 5 September 2016

I planned a detour to our route to south west France to take in this museum and having been in the Somme in the morning I think on reflection I would have preferred more time in the Somme. The building is striking by its architecture...More

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M2GMeaux, Propriétaire at Musee de la Grande Guerre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2016

Thank you for your visit meanwhile the difficulties of the summer.

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The architecture and the parkland surrounding the museum are impressive. The exhibitions are definitely well worth seeing. There's a good sense of spaciousness. It wasn't too busy during our visit. It's true that the cafe didn't seem to be available.

Thank Jenny G
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ldo3
is there a place to store luggage (4 suitcases)? would luggage be safe in our car?
27 April 2016|
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Response from M2GMeaux | Property representative |
Hello, hello, There are deposits in the entry of the museum. It is actually preferable to put your suitcases in the deposits. Cordially.
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SweetumsLinlithgow
Is everything on one floor, please?
5 August 2015|
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Response from M2GMeaux | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay. Everything is indeed displayed on a floor. The access is possible via an elevator and a point of view on the second floor can be also reached by elevator. Cordially.
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what is the entry fee?
11 February 2015|
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Response from Manninagh | Reviewed this property |
Euro 10 (as mentioned in my review)- lockers were free. I thought it excellent value- the beautiful building must have cost millions!
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