The Musée de la Grande Guerre is a history museum to discover 40 minutes from Paris. Since 2011, this remembrance place aims at explaining the First World War to children and adults as a matter of duty of remembrance. In the rooms of the museum, we find what wore the French soldiers, the taxis of the Marne, tanks displayed in impressive settings making the family tour easier!
From June 8 to December 8, 2019 the Musée de la Grande Guerre takes us behind the scenes of the Peace. After a year commemorating the centenary of the First World War, the museum highlights the Conference of peace gathered in Paris that led to the Treaty of Versailles.
This Saturday May 18, 2019, for Museums Night 2019, the Musée de la Grande Guerre opens to welcome history enthusiasts and families for a night visit and an escape game focusing on the First World War.
For the weekend - April 6 to 7, 2019 - the Musée de la Grande Guerre welcomes a huge military camp. For two days, let's meet over 100 re-enactors offering us cannon fire demonstrations, meals in a field kitchen and release of carrier pigeons. Children and adults love it, look at our video of the edition 2017!
On the occasion of the centenary of the armistice, Meaux Musée de la Grande Guerre reveals an exhibition called “Familles à l’épreuve de la Guerre”, an exhibition about families during WWI, to be discovered from June 2 to December 2, 2018. How did children experience the separation with their father? How to manage the stress of losing their father or husband? How did soldiers communicate with their families for the long months of separation? Over 300 archives will present you the intimacy of a family in 1914-1918. Disturbing!