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Museum of the Surrender

12 rue du Pdt Franklin Roosevelt, 51100, Reims, France
+33 3 26 47 84 19
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“map room” (21 reviews)
“actual room” (17 reviews)
“world war ii” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 rue du Pdt Franklin Roosevelt, 51100, Reims, France
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+33 3 26 47 84 19
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a crackling little museum and in our view a must see if you are in Reims. To actually be in the place where the the Nazi's surrendered to see the war maps the costumes. If you are going to the region for the...More

Thank pieoutlaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quick visit, less than an hour, but an amazing experience. It's humbling to stand in the spot where so much evil ended. 5€ to get in, but if you bring students, be sure to have your student ids for a free entrance....More

Thank Vincent J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting, moving experience. In back of the train station. A little hard to find, try to get a good map. Don't miss the film which they have in English as it takes you through the history of the second world war in France...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this museum recently with my family and we were told the movie in English would start in 30 mins. After looking at the exhibits and surrender room (which are good), we asked again about the movie and were told it would start in...More

Thank smdarby2
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I got chill bumps when viewing the room where the German high command surrendered to Eisenhower's army on May 8, 1945. Good film about the surrender and the second surrender that the Russians insisted on the following day. Museum exhibits are interesting but don't require...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This small museum across the tracks from the center is an interesting slice of history. Well presented with plenty of info in English. Must see for any WWII buffs.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 15 May 2017

May 7, 1945, Nazi Germany Surrenders in World War II. Nazi Col. Gen. Alfred Jodl, signs the instrument of surrender ending Nazi Germany's involvement in World War II in Rheims, France in a converted classroom. The "Surrender Room" is perfectly intact with war maps still...More

Thank TravelBuff97
Reviewed 4 May 2017

East to find and park close by. Tour started with a video which was very informative and easy for the children to follow and we were very pleased it was all in English. The video nicely set the scene before seeing the famous room. A...More

Thank helgre2016
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Small museum with some artifacts but worth the admission to see the room where Germany surrendered. History typically teaches about the surrender in Berlin, but this is where the original surrender takes place. There is a short movie. It will take about an hour to...More

Thank TIC09
Reviewed 21 April 2017

An interesting little museum. You only need a max of 1hour. There's a 20min video that gives a good background to the lead up of the ending if WW2 and relevance of the museum. The war room itself is also interesting but the rest is...More

Thank Nathan C
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pjcruising
What days is it open to pubic?
18 August 2016|
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Response from Carefreepac | Reviewed this property |
Everyday but Tuesday and always for lunch, 12-2
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