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Talbot House

Gasthuisstraat 43, Poperinge 8970, Belgium
+32 57 33 32 28
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Very Disappointed

Having booked our trip around certain museums and having taken the time to check they were open, we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Llandrindod Wells, United Kingdom
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Surpassed My Expectations

I dont know what I was really expecting from from trip to Talbot House. I knew a wee bit about it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tunbridge Wells
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Gasthuisstraat 43, Poperinge 8970, Belgium

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having booked our trip around certain museums and having taken the time to check they were open, we were disgusted to find that Talbot House was shut for several weeks - shame they didn’t bother putting it on their website as we probably would have...More

Thank Stobartben
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dont know what I was really expecting from from trip to Talbot House. I knew a wee bit about it before visiting and after many visits to Ypres we decided to stay in Poperinge for a change so took the opportunity to pay a...More

Thank MeFeinMcCabe
Reviewed 17 November 2017

what an inspirational place to explore, lovely tea room for a coffee and cup of tea, museum, and worth the climb to the chapel in the attic. Yo can even book a room and stay here.

Thank mark h
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The Talbot House provides insight into the life of soldiers when off duty and away from the front line. The museum has a good video presentation and a small display of artefacts and information. You can experience the tranquility of the gardens and imagine how...More

Thank Ferretreg
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This is a different and interesting museum. Very well preserved with lots of period artefacts. The house was a haven for troops back from the nearby trenches in Flanders. There’s a film of approximately 20 minutes to watch. The house and museum are on several...More

Thank Andythebaggie
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Touring the many Flanders battlefields and war cemeteries is an emotional and often depressing experience. How wonderful it is then to visit Talbot House and experience the many good sides of man. There are already so many TA reviews covering Every Mans Club, Rev. Tubby...More

Thank Arne S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

An interesting museum, different aspect of the soldiers while at war. Quite a character house with lovely cakes and tea. Made pleasent talk to some veterans. 1.5 hours was enough to view this pleasent museum. You can stay the night here. It's supposed to be...More

Thank brains15
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a really unusual twist to any battlefield tour of Flanders. Talbot House was set up by Rev Tubby Clayton to offer respite, normality, friendship and a place of haven for soldiers coming off the front line. An everyman's club, Private solider would drink...More

Thank FiShep
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The ambiance and atmosphere of the house is maintained brilliantly. One cannot fail to appreciate the original peaceful oasis of calm in the WW1 sea of madness outside the property’s doors. Excellent introductory film and exhibition. The personal iPad interactive guide helps you around the...More

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We stayed one night in Poperinge, and went here in the afternoon when we arrived. A great place, the chap on the desk was very helpful. All very straight forward instruction and a free coffee in Talbot House.

Thank Anita H
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