The Linge Memorial museum

The Linge Memorial museum

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Duration of the visit : 2h30 min

Size groups : Maxi : 50, Mini : 15

Type of site to visit : Museum and planetarium, Military site

Dates : From 6th April to 11th November everyday 9 am to 12.30 pm and 2 to 6 pm.

Rates in € : Adult rate : 5
Child rate : 0

Rates comment : Visites guidées possibles sur réservation ( -3 semaines) : 6€/ pers

Rates advantages : Free for children (age limit) : 16, Group (minimum number of people) : 10

Comment :

A memorial museum keeping alive the memory of the fighting in the Vosges during the First World War.

Located on the historical site itself, the museum describes the living and combat conditions of the troops and all of the associated logistics involved.

The fighting is explained in a video projection.

Outdoors, on the battlefield, visitors can discover the positions of the German defences which are well preserved with their trenches, shelters and blockhaus, opposite the remains of the French positions, which were built from lighter materials

The close proximity of the frontlines and their respective positions provide a clearer understanding of the unimaginable difficulties faced by the attacking forces in 1915, and explains the heavy death toll in three months of fighting with 17,000 casualties recorded.

Museum accessible for wheelchair-bound visitors. On-site car park.

Disabled access : Yes

News

D 11 VI Collet du Linge
68370 Orbey
03 89 77 29 97
contact@linge1915.eu
www.linge1915.com

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