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World War II museum

Military uniforms, weapons and equipment on display in typical World War 2 settings.

Complete history of the war
The museum in Ambleteuse is a homage to all the veterans of the 2nd World War. In 800 m2 of displays, you will see the chronological history from the invasion of Poland in 1939 to the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945.

Armies of different nationalities
You will be shown, in a clear and educational way, the soldiers of different armies who fought in different theatres of war, and thousands of the objects they used, plus a film dedicated to the battle of Normandy - all in a genuine 1940's wartime building.


Background information
Second World War
V1 & V2 "vengeance weapons"
Operation Fortitude South

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Location: Historique de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, CD 940 - 62164 AMBLETEUSE
Directions: On the D940 coast road between Wissant and Wimereux.
Rough guide to opening: 1 Apr - 15 Oct, 09.30-18.00. Out of season, open on weekends and Holidays. Open all year for booked groups.
Information/ reservations:
Tel: 00 33 (0)3 21 87.33.01
Fax: 00 33 (0)3 21 87.35.01




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