The website directions for the museum place you about 2-3 KM's away from the entrance so keep going towards Soissons until you finally see a sign, on the right. Free parking but on the day we went, the Glade where the original train sat was...More
The Glade of the Armistice (French: Clairière de l'Armistice) is a French national and war memorial in the Forest of Compiègne in Picardy, France, near the city of Compiègne and approximately 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Paris. It was built at the location where...More
La clairière de l'Armistice est composé d'une grande allée, donnant sur la dalle sacrée, entourée d'un grand chemin. Il y a l'anneau sacrée avec PAIX écrit en plusieurs langues. Ensuite, il y a un musée sur les deux guerres mondiales, très ludique, intéressant et attractif....Plus
A museum and open grove set in a beautiful forest which honours the memory and the event of the Armistice signing. It held the attention of the children aged 7 and 5, who particularly liked the picture machines which actually gave photos from the period...More
This a little off-side located site is an absolute ‘must see’ for any WW-buffs. Museum is small but well maintained. Both the WW1 and WW2 history is shown. There a much better equiped WW-museums, but than this is the actual historical location.
We were here on Armistice day, what an emotional experience! This is a must visit place, and is kept in immaculate condition, you need to give yourself plenty of time to see everything
For goodness sake, take care. We walked from the car park to the railway sidings, took a couple of photos and then strolled back to our car - about 15 minutes at the very most. When we got back our car had been broken into,...More
While in France to visit Bellicourt we were unable to get close to this historic site as building work was in hand. This is still a most important location.