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Museum Aan de Ijzer

IJzerdijk 49, Diksmuide 8600, Belgium
+32 51 50 02 86
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Very moving experience

At the entrance to the museum there is written in several languages: " No more war" which made me... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EvaF2Eva
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
PLAN your time

We originally planned to spend an hour here as I had not thoroughly researched the site. Upon... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Rhonda B
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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The MUSEUM AT THE YSER is a museum with a message. This message is PEACE, FREEDOM AND TOLERANCE and the idea that violence never brings peace. You can visit the Museum at the Yser on your own, or you can do so with a guide/tower watchman. Entrance Fees Per person € 8,00 Group (min. 20 pers.) € 6,00 Handicapped person € 4,00 CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Younger than 7 free 7-17 j. (indiv. and groups) € 2,50 he Museum at the Yser (the Yser Tower) is open daily January - February - March - October - November - December: from 9.00 to 17.00 (Sat., Sun-. and Bank Holidays: from 10.00 to 17.00) April - May - June - July - August - September: from 9.00 to 18.00 (Sat., Sun. and Bank Holidays: from 10.00 to 18.00) Closed on 24/25/26/31 December , on 01/02 January + 3 weeks after the Christmas holidays. The domain is accessible up to 1 hour before closing time. Dogs are not allowed (except guide dogs).
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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IJzerdijk 49, Diksmuide 8600, Belgium
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+32 51 50 02 86
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"first world war"
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"worth a visit"
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"the ground floor"
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"several floors"
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"french speaking"
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"lift takes"
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"front line"
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"first floor"
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"no idea"
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"fantastic views"
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"chronological order"
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"small cafe"
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"flanders battlefields"
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"roof terrace"
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"de panne"
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"two hours"
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"viewing gallery"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the entrance to the museum there is written in several languages: " No more war" which made me smile a bit: "What a pacifist slogan". When I was leaving my only wish was: "No more war". So emotional my about 3 hours visit was....More

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aandeijzer, communicatie at Museum Aan de Ijzer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear EvaF2Eva Thank you for your feedback and for understanding the message of our museum. It pleases us to hear that you liked your visit at our museum.We definitely would like to welcome you again some time. Kinds regards

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We originally planned to spend an hour here as I had not thoroughly researched the site. Upon arrival at 2:00 we ended up staying until closing - a total of 4 hours which was definitely not a regret. The place was phenominal for history information...More

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aandeijzer, communicatie at Museum Aan de Ijzer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Rhonda B Thank you for your feedback. It pleases us a lot to read that you enjoyed your visit at our museum. We would like to welcome you again some time. Kind regards

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Mum, dad, 3 boys, 10, 15 and 16. This place was a terrific place to visit, outside is spectacular, its so tall, and the way that they have laid out the exhibition was just really impressive. We got the lift to the 22nd floor, then...More

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aandeijzer, communicatie at Museum Aan de Ijzer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear PhilMcKeown Thank you for your feedback. It pleases us to hear that you liked your visit at our museum.We definitely would like to welcome you again some time. Kinds regards responsable communication

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Very Nice view drop the top of the tower. It's easy to climb the tower because there is an elevator inside. Very nice museum too.

Thank Foeke V
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aandeijzer, communicatie at Museum Aan de Ijzer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Foeke V Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It pleases us a lot to read such kind and positive review on our museum. We would like to welcome you again some time. Kind regards

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This museum and tower are worth a visit. Very detailed museum that spans several floors in the tower. Fantastic views from the towers top. This was one of the most interesting places I visited on my trip to Belgium.

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aandeijzer, communicatie at Museum Aan de Ijzer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear Hsmithjr Thank you for taking the time to write a feedback. It pleases us to hear you liked your visit at our museum. We would like to welcom you again some time! Kind regards res. Communication

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Firstly this museum is based in an extremely interesting tower providing excellent views from the top. A lift takes you to the top viewing gallery then you walk down through the many floors of the museum. The first section deals comprehensively with WW1. The next...More

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aandeijzer, communicatie at Museum Aan de Ijzer, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear Ferretreg Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It pleases us a lot to read such kind and positive review on our museum. We would like to welcome you again some time. Kind regards responsable communication

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

A huge museum full if interesting displays and details about the war in this area. The displays are carefully thought out and vividly show how this area was affected by war. It's an intriguing and thought-provoking few hours visit.

Thank Helen G
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aandeijzer, communicatie at Museum Aan de Ijzer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Helen G Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It pleases us a lot to read such kind and positive review on our museum. We would like to welcome you again some time. Kind regards responsable communication

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

A massive and impressive museum and memorial of 22 floors with excellent views of the landscape from the very top.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Going inside cost 8 euro, and for the price is really worth. A very interesting place, so much museums inside and going to the top of the tower is awesome

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

If it wasn't my mother in-law paying the entrance I'm not going inside 8 euro per person that's quite expensive. On the first floor you have museums, there after we took the elevator to 22nd floor, there is also a museum, and then we take...More

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aandeijzer, communicatie at Museum Aan de Ijzer, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Shavy B Thank you for taking the time to write a feedback. It pleases us to hear you liked the view at the top and the museum. We would like to welcome you again some time. Kind regards Responsable communication

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zed741
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Response from Wendy R | Reviewed this property |
There some parts of the museum that a 7 year old may find upsetting especially if they read the descriptions of articles. The nearby trenches are fine to walk round. The ones we walked were renovated trenches from WW2. We... More
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rachel19142014
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There was a lift which takes you to the very top and then we used the stairs down taking in each exhibit on each floor. I think the lift could stop at each floor which held an exhibit but it wasn't something I noticed... More
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