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Stign is an incredable young man. His dedication to preserving history is far beyond his age. I am... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John T
A very special place

A reminder of how local people still face danger from wartime munitions that they dig up when... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
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Roeselarestreet, Langemark, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

Thank nickwspoon
Reviewed 6 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

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

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

1  Thank mandy c
Reviewed 3 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

2  Thank Evertonaway
Reviewed 21 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

Thank villasantanaria
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I visited Pond Farm with my sister on 16th August 2017. We were in the area to remember our great-uncle killed in the Battle of Langemarck 100 years ago to the day. We were welcomed by Stijn who is an avid and enthusiastic collector of...More

Thank williammonaghan17
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My dad and I were over visiting Passchendaele to mark the 100th anniversary of a relatives death in the war and we came across this gem. Its a small museum set right in the middle of the conflict. Its run by a local farmer, Stijn,...More

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