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European Heritage Days in the Somme

European Heritage Days in the Somme

Saturday 15 September 2018 - 09:00 to Sunday 16 September 2018 - 19:00

Discover here the programme for the European Heritage Days in the Somme (15-16 September 2018).

Franco-Australian Museum, Villers-Bretonneux : Free entrance from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm both days.
Session of dedications : an author of the region, Christophe Thomas, will come to the Franco-Australian Museum of Villers Bretonneux to dedicate his three books from 01.30 pm to 05 pm on Saturday, 15 September.
Contact : museeaustralien@gmail.com / Official website here

Val de Somme : Guided visit of the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux at 10.30 am on Saturday, 15 September.
Contact : officedetourisme@valdesomme.com / 03/22/96/95/76

Historial, Peronne and Thiepval : Free entrance to both museums on Sunday, 16 September, from 9.30 am to 6 pm.
Activities with a professional sculptor (15 September), and shooting photography (16 September) with oufits from other historical periods in the new museum of Thiepval.
Full programme is here.
Contact : Official website

La Boisselle : ïlot - Glory Hole (Saturday 15 and Sunday 16, 10am-5pm)
Guided tour of the site, authentic battlefield of the Great War and visit of the underground gallery. Get in contact with the tourist office of the Poppy Country here.

Le p'tit train de la Haute Somme : Behind the scene of the P'tit train. Trains will run at low price in the afternoon and museum will be free from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Workshop and museum guided tours, display of volunteer work... A chance to discover what is generaly closed to public ! Full programme here.
Contact : Official website

Bouzincourt : Visit of the "muches" : after a tour of the underground tunnels, visitors will discover the 2,100 inscriptions left by soldiers.
Free guided tour: 35 min. (Sunday 16 September from 10am to 6pm)
Walking shoes and a flashlight are required. Appointment in front of the church.
Contact : Mr Rouvillain 06/70/19/79/52 or get in contact with the tourist office of the Poppy Country.

Maricourt : Free visit of the exhibition "The role of women and elderly people during the war".
Meeting point : Salle polyvalente (both days from 10am to 6pm). Get in contact with tourist office of the Poppy Country.

See the official website of the European Heritage Days.

Currently being updated.

Venue of event: 
Somme
80000 Amiens