The emblematic carriage of the 1918 and 1940 Armistices


  •   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

      Where the armistice was signed. You visit the train wagon but also there is a relatively new museum behind still being finalised. Enjoyable.

    thumb sdmmb

      En pleine forêt à quelques minutes de Compiègne se trouve la clairière de l'armistice, lieu rempli d'histoire. Dans le musée très intéressant on y découvre le wagon, puis ensuite on découvre une belle collection d'objets, de vêtements d'armes et de documents concernant les deux guerres....Plus

    thumb Ana G
  •   This year is the centennial of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. As a history buff I have made many visits to the WWI and WWII sites in France and Belgium. I decided on the visit to Compiegne to view the...More

    thumb Tom D

      Si on aime l'historie, c'est à ne pas louper. ici la France a gagné la Première guerre mondiale! Emouvant!

    thumb Abellar_du_mordor

      They closed the museum on me and my friends 45 minutes before the published closing time. It’s a small place that is not worth the time to go to.

    thumb dtier
  •   La Clairière de l’armistice est une étape incontournable pour tous ceux qui visitent la région. Le site se compose de la clairière, avec les monuments qui rappellent les événements de la Première Guerre Mondiale qui s’est achevée sur le front français avec la signature de...Plus

    thumb Stefano S

      Just a short drive from La Croix de Vieux Pont, this historical museum is well worth the €4 pp it costs to enter. You are taken into a large room where the replica carriage is situated and can hear running commentary about the history of...More

    thumb keycamp-reveller

      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
  •   We visited this museum while works are being undertaken to celebrate the anniversary. The museum is quite small but there is quite a bit to see and read about.There are various stations dotted around so you can view some old pictures, some may not be...More

    thumb forest9

      Don’t underestimate what one fellow reviewers called a little museum. It’s worth 60-90 minutes as all the stories are well told and the collection of old stereoscopic photos is just amazing. Made my day being here

    thumb Viewlander

      So much history here not just for the signing of the Armistice in 1918 but what happened afterwards and to the original coach. Cant recommend this enough.

    thumb Chris D