Sanctuary Wood Museum Hill 62

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Sanctuary Wood Museum Hill 62
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Sanctuary Wood Museum, Hill 62
Sanctuary Wood Museum Hill 62 is located in Belgium
Sanctuary Wood Museum Hill 62
Sanctuary Wood Museum, Hill 62
Locationnear Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium
Coordinates50°50′10″N 2°56′46″E / 50.836°N 2.946°E / 50.836; 2.946
TypeMilitary Museum
Collection sizeWorld War I 3-dimensional photographs, weapons, uniforms and bombs, British trench lines
OwnerJacques Schier
Nearest car parkOn site
WebsiteMuseum Hill 62 Sanctuary Wood

The Sanctuary Wood Museum Hill 62, 3 km (1.9 mi) east of Ypres, Belgium is a private museum located in the neighbourhood of the Canadian Hill 62 Memorial and the Sanctuary Wood Cemetery.

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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Coordinates: 50°50′12″N 2°56′47″E / 50.83667°N 2.94639°E / 50.83667; 2.94639 (Battle of Hill 62)

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