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Memorial Charles de Gaulle

Memorial, 52330 Colombey-les-deux-Eglises, France
+33 3 25 30 90 80
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Excellent visit

The memorial was an impressive visit when interested in history. One should plan about 2 hours for... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

We walked up to the memorial to have a look , but saw the price for a family 50 Euros and declined... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Mark B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Inaugurated in 2008, the new Memorial has been installed at the foot of the Cross of Lorraine. More than just an account of the life of the great man, the Memorial is a journey through time, spread over 1600m2 where each visitor can explore the history of the French people in his own way. The Call of 18 June, the Liberation, May 68, the Thirty Glorious Years,the end of empire… the spectacular living, interactive exhibition lets you rediscover the major events in the life of Charles de Gaulle. A life that left a profound impression on the history of France, a life that shapedyour history, forever.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Memorial, 52330 Colombey-les-deux-Eglises, France
+33 3 25 30 90 80
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The memorial was an impressive visit when interested in history. One should plan about 2 hours for the visit. There is also a little coffee and souvenir shop. Nice view when enjoying a cup of coffee outside.

Thank Jurotrans
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We walked up to the memorial to have a look , but saw the price for a family 50 Euros and declined, after a two week holiday and on our way home we thought this was a little expensive, I think if the prices were...More

Thank Mark B
Thomas W, Responsable relations clients at Memorial Charles de Gaulle, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Mark, We wish you had visited the site. Without visting, the price may appear expensive, but it includes the permanent and temporary exhibitions, the access to the Cross of Lorraine and also "La Boisserie" which is the De Gaulle's house. All this makes a...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

I should say that I am a huge fan of Charles de Gaulle and that we travelled from the south of France especially to visit this museum. It was not worth the effort (although NOTE. Visiting the great mans home in the village is a...More

2  Thank PaulandValAxat
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This interesting monument to Charles de Gaulle is within walking distance of the hotel. Fireworks displays are held here during the summer.

Thank SharonHarford
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Worth the detour, pretty village, croix de Lorraine can be seen for miles, good accomodation good museum

1  Thank Sue G
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This relatively new museum dedicated to Charles de Gaulle is excellently planned and presented. While it covers all of de Gaulle's life, the focus is on World War II. Despite having studied this topic for many years, I learned many new points of information about...More

Thank Har45
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The memorial is just outside a fantastic museum and absolutely worth the visit. It's not cheap but worth every penny. If you're interested in history this is a place to go

Thank Liliane V
Reviewed 10 July 2016

A very interesting visit into the life of this great French man which had an audio guide to break down the language barrier. A souvenir shop and cafe are also at the museum.

Thank Kevin G
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This memorial is a great place to remember and celebrate Charles de Gaulle. Soldier, Saviour and Statesman.

Thank LondonLion
Reviewed 25 April 2016

A memorial for a general, a politician and a president. CDG was an icon and his memorial does give a good if a bit one sided impression about his life and actions. It does get a bit complicated in the end after his first presidential...More

Thank Erik W
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