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A wonderful piece of very personal history.

You need to email Stijn to arrange a visit. This is a museum that is entirely (except for one tank... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
667jemj
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Henley-in-Arden, United Kingdom
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A Reminder of the Past

We visited in November as were made to feel welcome straight away.It was a very informative yet... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kevan3
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You need to email Stijn to arrange a visit. This is a museum that is entirely (except for one tank mask and one pickelhaube) made up of items found on his farm. A great collection of shells, bayonets, bullets, wire and his prize possession -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in November as were made to feel welcome straight away.It was a very informative yet relaxed visit Stign is very knowledgable and has amasssed a huge collection of WW1 things .A MUST SEE!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kevan3
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Stign is an incredable young man. His dedication to preserving history is far beyond his age. I am so impressed. A real museum on a real battlefield, and it was all found by a farmer plowing his field. Amazing! Anyone who wants to learn about...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank John T
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A reminder of how local people still face danger from wartime munitions that they dig up when working their fields. The piles of live shells in the farm yard waiting to be collected are astonishing but it is still safe to visit! You must phone...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank nickd2017oct
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Small private museum open for visits by appointment only - we contacted the owner - Stijn - via Facebook, look for "The Pondfarm Collection In Flanders Fields". Stijn was the perfect host, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic and he has gone to considerable effort to make...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nickwspoon
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The best private little museum with remains of the battlefield found in the are of the farm house and on the fields in the area. There's also a pill box at the farm. Among this collection are even parts of a British tank. Stijn is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JohanR992
Reviewed 27 July 2018

I visited www.pondfarm out of curiosity as my wife's uncle Tom Fletcher Mayson won his Victoria Cross whilst attacking a bunker on this site. On visiting the web site it pretty soon became apparent that the present occupant of the farm is an absolute fanatic...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank stephenbet
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Met by Stijn,a young knowledgeable man,very passionate about his local history. Gave us a relaxed and informative tour of his family farm including the remains of a German bunker and his own personal museum - a varied collection of artefacts found on his land. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank mandy c
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at Pond Farm celebrating the life of our Great Great Uncle, Frank Kilburn who died a century ago when the King's Liverpool (Irish) attacked Schuler Farm and Schuler Galleries from Pond Farm on 20 Sep 1917. It was amazing being...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Evertonaway
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Stijn and his family are to be commended for providing a wonderful and most interesting tour of the farm. Stijn's mother gave a super tour in excellent English. From the various bombs of several varieties and made by several countries. Stick grenades, mills bombs, anti...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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