Sanctuary Wood Museum Hill 62
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Sanctuary Wood Museum, Hill 62
|Location||near Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium|
|Collection size||World War I 3-dimensional photographs, weapons, uniforms and bombs, British trench lines|
|Nearest car park||On site|
|Website||Museum Hill 62 Sanctuary Wood|
The museum was owned by Jacques Schier, the grandson of the farmer who founded the museum and owned the site of the museum since before World War I and left it as he had founded it. He was known as 'Fat Jacques' to generations of visitors. The museum has a collection of World War I items, including a rare collection of 3-dimensional photographs, weapons, uniforms and bombs. A preserved section of the British trench lines is located behind the museum.
The museum also has a small bar, café and gift shop.
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