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The Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 keeps the memory alive of the Battle of Passchendaele, where half a million victims fell just for 8 km gain of ground. The museum is housed in the historic castle of Zonnebeke and focuses on the physical aspects of World War I. Attention is paid to uniforms, battlefield archeology and artillery. The renovated museum consists of five different parts. On the first floor you will get a comprehensive overview of the First World War in the region from 1914 to 1918 based on a unique collection of historical objects, lifelike dioramas, photo and film material. In the unique dugout experience you will discover communication and dressing posts, headquarters and sleeping-accommodation. The third part covers the museum extension with an underground building on the Battle of Passchendaele. This part deals with the international dimension of the war by focusing on the contribution of the different nations during this battle. Next to the Dugout Experience, visitors can also visit the Trench Experience, where a network of German and British trenches with original shelters was reconstructed. The fifth part, the Hall of Reflection, focuses on the commemoration and remembrance of the many victims, who struggled and suffered here.Discover the numerous WWI sites and join us in commemorating those who fought in Flanders Fields.

Where

Berten Pilstraat 5a
8980 Zonnebeke

Contact

+32 51 77 04 41

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