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Musee du Souvenir 40-45

Rue d'Orbais 2, Perwez 1360, Belgium
+32 479 44 65 09
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An amazing experience

This private museum is off the beaten track but well worth the visit. It is crammed full of... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2016
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This private museum is located in the beautiful village of Malèves (city of Perwez) in the former stables of the family farm. It presents the history of the World War II in the Perwez area. The periods of the 1940 invasion, the occupation and the 1944 liberation are presented as seen on a local scale. The collection consists of several thousand objects as well as more than forty mannequins arranged in little scenes in order to place the material in the context of the war period. Civilian objects also adds to this material to remember the difficulties endured by them during the last world war. Showcases are also visible to submit documents and small antique artefacts. Pictures documents and archive movies complete the visit.
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4 Jun 2016
“An amazing experience ”
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Rue d'Orbais 2, Perwez 1360, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

This private museum is off the beaten track but well worth the visit. It is crammed full of artifacts from 1940 -45, some in cases, some in situational vignettes. Descriptions are in French but Benjamin, the owner and collector, speaks fluent English. The occupation of...More

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BenjaminHeylen, Propriétaire at Musee du Souvenir 40-45, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2016

Thanks LeAnne. It was a pleasure to welcome you ! Thanks for the publicity about the museum. Best regards. Benjamin

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