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Musee du Memorial des Combats de la Poche de Colmar

25 rue du Conseil | 68230, Turckheim, France
+33 3 89 80 86 66
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WAR!

Only 4€ to see the vulgarity, meaningless cruelty and douptness of WORLD II WAR. A little and tiny... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
yusuf alper g
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A humble tribute to a remarkable history.

The Colmar Pocket Memorial Museum is a humble tribute to a remarkable moment in WWII history. The... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
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25 rue du Conseil | 68230, Turckheim, France
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Only 4€ to see the vulgarity, meaningless cruelty and douptness of WORLD II WAR. A little and tiny museum into the heart of TURCHEIM...

Thank yusuf alper g
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The Colmar Pocket Memorial Museum is a humble tribute to a remarkable moment in WWII history. The museum is compact, and circulation limited … but the artifacts capture the essence of the struggle. From shrapnel to munitions to rations to photos to displays reminding us...More

1  Thank brandarchitect
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We visited this museum as part of a Viking optional tour focused on WWII. Our tour guide Malcolm did a fantastic job of relating the history of the Colmar Pocket. We also visited a memorial and several battlefield sites, including the site of the amazing...More

1  Thank CoralReef
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We saw this museum advertised on a poster in the town & decided to visit one afternoon. It was small yet really informative and well presented. The first room sets the scene of WW2 then the second room tells the history of the battle for...More

1  Thank CicieC
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a very small museum but it is packed with artifacts from the French, the Americans and the Germans. There are many photographs showing what the area looked like before, during and after the war. The most touching artifact I saw was an American...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Small museum - packed with artefacts from the fighting in the Colmar Pocket. They have a number of well equipped mannequins showing various US and French uniforms, as well as Heer, Luftwaffe and SS troops.

Thank Taffthedigger
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is part of a Viking excursion tour (ask for Cindy; she's exceptional) to the site of the Colmar Pocket battle in January 1945. The museum is small and in a basement, but shows the humanity of the combatants exceptionally well. It's made up of...More

6  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I must admit that I know little of the Second World War in this part of France. This is the region where all of France was finally liberated after heavy fighting with the Germans. Audie Murphy won his Medal of Honor just below this village...More

2  Thank eric l
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This tiny museum is packed with military paraphernalia from the second world war. It only has two rooms, but an amazing collection. You have to see this if you are interested in military history.

2  Thank Brimsmith
Reviewed 18 November 2015

We took a tour which included the museum in Turckheim, the actual battlefield of Audie Murphy’s one man stand, and the American Memorial Sigolsheim. The museum did not appear to get a lot of visitors and the only visitors were our tour group. We parked...More

2  Thank carlosm1951
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