The emblematic carriage of the 1918 and 1940 Armistices

Testimonials

  •   Étape incontournable lors d’un passage à Compiègne lieu tre calme imprégné d'histoire à voir .......

    thumb karinnep p
    2/27/2018

      Travelled for 1 hour to attend the museum, very difficult to find normally but on the day we got there, the glade itself was beginning to be dug up o all of the museum signs from the carpark to the entrance had been removed, the...More

    thumb paul g
    8/12/2018

      Dans la Forêt de Compiègne, la clairière de l’Armistice est un lieu incontournable pour ceux qui sont attachés aux souvenirs des deux derniers conflits mondiaux. C’est un lieu empreint de sérénité et de symboles. Le mémorial possède un musée où l’on peut voir le wagon...Plus

    thumb Nadine C
    6/12/2018
  •   Visite très intéressante et de magnifique pièces sont exposées. J’ai particulièrement apprécié l’accueil qui est très chaleureux et l’écoute du personnel. Endroit sympa pour tous les passionnées d’Histoire !

    thumb Jade M
    6/08/2018

      I visited here as part of a leger battlefield tour. We arrived early so it was nice and peaceful. The memorials are lovely and the museum where the replica of the carriage where the armistice aswell as the French surrender in 1940 was signed is...More

    thumb Pompeyjones
    6/15/2019

      It was closed but we were able to walk around and look at the tracks, the peace ring and other memorials. I would like to know more about the dead black bird hanging on the one monument with the sword and vines behind it. Very...More

    thumb flpab
    2/26/2018
  •   Had we not had a toddler with us I would have spent more time taking in the information. As it was I was able to listen and read some of it and what I heard and the stereo photos were very interesting. It's a nice...More

    thumb David S
    6/23/2018

      Lors d’un passage à Compiègne, une visite et un devoir de mémoire s’impose. Ce mémorial de la signature de l’Armistice est très impressionnant. La statue de Foch est d’origine, c’est la seule qui n’a pas subi l’affront des allemands lors de la capitulation de France...Plus

    thumb Ramses75
    12/22/2017

      Toujours un moment d'émotion et de souvenirs Nos amis ont été étonnés de la qualité du lieu, ainsi que des images et films proposés

    thumb corinne l
    5/01/2018
  •   Although a replica of the original the carriage looked very authentic, it was well presented with lots of information on who sat where and their roles in the armistice. The rest of the museum was well set out with lots of displays and information.

    thumb Colin H
    10/03/2018

      The Glen is a true memorial to both the resiliency of the French and to the thought process of Hitler.

    thumb gregg1200
    11/08/2018

      Amazing little museum, surprisingly more to see than we expected. Arrived at 3pm so not too busy. Staff at reception played the English audio tape for us when we visited the train carriage room which was a nice touch.

    thumb elsie505
    7/26/2019