The village was situated on a ridge crossed by a double network of trenches forming the second German line and flanked by two bunker-observatorieswith outlooks over the battlefield (Albert side, "Gibraltar" - Bapaume side, the "Windmill"). The 36th Ulster Division who operated from Thiepval Wood through to Hamel, were the only troops to have reached their objectives on the 1st of July 1916. Today, traces left behind from this history page have scarred our region. Une fois convertis en 'bus de bataille' il se lancera dans une tournée commémorative entre le 18 et 28 Septembre au coeur des champs de bataille de la Belgique et de la France y compris Arras, Passchendaele, Zonnebeke près d'Ypres, Péronne et Albert, pour commémorer les sacrifices consentis par les travailleurs du transport au cours de ce conflit. Being more than just a museum, the Somme 1916 Museum, situated at the heart of the battlefields, is a great starting point to discover battlefields, cemeteries and war memorials dedicated to the memory of killed or missing soldiers during World War I. De la cité il ne subsiste alors plus que le  » Nom , la Gloire et les Ruines ». 17027 soldiers are laid to rest in this necropolis, approximately 1000 were killed between the end of August 1914 and June 1916; and then it rose to 10,000 between the end of June 1916 to mid-November 1916, during the Battle of the Somme; about 6000 perished during the 1918 offensives, between March and October. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. Cliquez sur Avancées et choisissez Désactiver les cookies. Among the exhibits you can see life-size scenes of sleeping quarters, hospital rooms, military operations rooms and store rooms. 24 Mai 2017 : Don d’un carnet de cartes postales d’Albert donné par Raymond C Morris. //-->, http://ibishotel.ibis.com/fr/hotel-6234-ibis-albert/index.shtml, Accès handicapés, parking privé, animaux acceptés : 5€ le supplément animal, anglais parlé, accès Internet, This email address is being protected from spambots. The Somme 1916 Museum strives to create a sense of what life in the trenches was like. Letter writing, society games, trench art confection etc…. Venez découvrir leur histoire au complet dans ce haut lieu de référence qu'est notre musée ! The youngest soldier known to be engraved in the Memorialis Reginald Giles, 14 years old, from the Gloucester Regiment, killed on the 20th of August 1916 at High Wood about ten kilometres from the Memorial of the Missing. a prayer book belonging to a prisoner and a bible (Used by the diocese of Verdun). Originally called ENK, the city of ALBERT was also known to our ancestors as ENCRE and ANCRE until 1620, when patent letters from Louis XIII decreed that it would be named ALBERT after Lord ALBERT OF LUYNES. Pour marquer le centenaire de la Première Guerre mondiale, le London Transport Museum a  récemment restauré un autobus de type B bus n ° B2737 converti durant la première guerre mondiale en "bus de bataille" (les autobus londoniens traditionnellement rouge avaient été repeint en vert kaki pour servir sur le Front belge et français). It’s from that location that men from their units leapt out from their starting positions, the 1. document.getElementById('cloak49770').innerHTML += '' + addy49770+'<\/a>'; Their complicity was so strong that when Castor was killed, Pollux asked Zeus to let him share his own immortality with his twin to keep them together. var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var addy64797 = 'contact' + '@'; Donated by Gauthier Morel who died in January 2015, donation from M. Jean-claude Bellencontre (80 Boves), Donation from M. Xavier Colson (80132 MAREUIL CAUBERT), -Emile Levecque died on the 17th sept 1985 in Tourcoing (he took part in the 2 wars),he receives a, - photo of her grand-mother next to her grand-father, Leaflet « Souvenez-vous dans vos prières », - Post cards  military cemetery before and after Fr Albert, - Post card of monument for the fallen in Albert, Donation of Mrs Tessier Michèle (76370 Neuville les dieppe), - 1 German shell case,  77mm with ivy and floiwers, Donation of Mrs Beaussart born Sename Chantal, Donations of Mrs Acloque Françoise (80260 CARDONNETTE), Jean-Baptiste Oselle and adressed to his daughter who was then 11 years old and printed sheet of paper (inter Arma Caritas; Societe française de secours aux blesses militaries) belonging to Mrs Letouvet, nurse in the Somme, Donation of Mr Falize philippe (80300 Albert), Donation of M. Camacho Alex (80000 Amiens), Donation from Dominique and Sandra Noblet, Donation from M. and Mrs Jacques Delmail (80110 Moreuil), from Collie Seniar High School W. Australia, Donation from Mrs Claudine Micheau (80000 Amiens), Donation from Annie Decocq (89560 TAINGY), Donation from Pierrot son of Bougnat (Nord Aveyron), donated by the "Union des Grandes Associations de France", Donation from Mrs Leclercq-Trouble, his grand-daughter, Donation from Auke A. de Jong (Zwartteweg 2 9261 XS Eastermar), Donation from abbé Joël Dulin - in Albert, Published on Friday, 03 October 2014 14:51, Une cuisine roulante Suisse datée de 1911. Pour conclure votre journée, nous vous proposons une animation* sur l’équipement du soldat au front et la projection d’une vidéo  sur le thème de la Grande Guerre. Musée Somme 1916 à Albert. 7.1K likes. The Somme 1916 Museum occupies what was originally the crypt beneath the basilica, used as aircraft shelters in the world war 2. document.getElementById('cloak56104').innerHTML = ''; Subscriber discounts; The remembrance trail. The dome is surmounted by a bronze sculpture by Alfred TURNER, representing. Under heavy artillery – up to 400 rounds a minute -, hardly protected by their makeshift trenches, cut off from behind, they lived their worst nightmare.By the time relief arrived, out of the 3200 men who made up the brigade, only 143 were left standing. Musee Somme 1916 Admission Ticket. un étui avec christ à l'intérieur, d'après Mr Camacho, cet étui appartenait à 1 soldat pendant la grande guerre (80000 Amiens). The long corridor and alcoves allow for real life scenarios to show the life of soldiers in the trenches. 27/09/15 : Don de Pierrot fils de Bougnat (Nord Aveyron) donné sur le salon "culture au quai" à Paris. 26th of August 1553: ENCRE is once again destroyed by fire by Imperials. //-->, Restaurant : 80 seats (service through to 2pm and 9pm), Private car park, pets accepted, seminar room, WIFI access, Tél +33 3 22 75 37 00  fax +33 3 22 75 60 19, Restaurant : 100 seats. Le mot du président; Histoire du Musée – sa création; Actualités; Visiter le musée. The iron industry takes shape. With the restoration is the Second Empire, the prosperity of the city is grows steadily. The 1st of July 1916 offensive began from Albert. To contact us or make a reservation you may call + 33 322 751 617 or email us at :This email address is being protected from spambots. 1 Fusil "Tankgewehr" anti-char allemand de la 1ère Guerre Mondiale fabriqué par la firme Mauser en 1918. Since 2004, a Visitors Centre had opened its doors just beside the most visited and most symbolic Memorials of the Great War. // Musée Somme 1916. Le petit plus : deux salles modulables climatisées pouvant accueillir 110 personnes en pique-nique et/ou animation pédagogique. of July 1992 following repairs and rehabilitation, and it’s at 10m below ground, after having descended the 63 steps into a 250m long gallery, that you may discover the life of our soldiers in the trenches during the 1st of July 1916 offensive. - Frise outlook, here we will share the natural richness of the valley, flora and fauna. + 'org'; //--> Cette Bataille comptait 30 nations différentes. It was here that he pronounced this naif and chivalry prayer: "Lord, do for Lahire now what Lahire would do for you do if you were in his place and if he was in yours. Une interruption pour raison de maintenance technique peut être toutefois décidée par www.musee-somme-1916.eu, qui s’efforcera alors de communiquer préalablement aux utilisateurs les dates et heures de l’intervention. All that was left was “Nothing remained but name, glory and the ruins”. Elle avait placé sa valise chez elle le temps de la guerre puis pour finir, elle n’est jamais repartie. If one considers Albert as being the central focus of all the conflicts in the Somme, it is perhaps not surprising that the Musée Somme Museum recalls the events of the War in a very unique way. Utilisateur : Internaute se connectant, utilisant le site susnommé. Musée Somme 1916. Voici une vue aérienne très impressionnante de notre basilique Notre Dame de Brebières à Albert (80). NEW: As of this year, the Somme 1916 Museum, in association with the Albert Tourist Office, Albert Transport and the Ibis Hotel, offer the possibility for you to discover the sites of the Great War in the Somme. These two characters, initially different, but holding the same destiny, symbolizes, as described by the sculptor, the true comradeship between the two South African races, the English and Dutch soldier, fraternity between the British and the Boer coming together. … We will never know!”, Donation December 2017: Donated by Stéphane Truffet, -           two French uniform buttons from Napoleon time (10th+35th regiment), -          French uniform button without inscription, -          part of a British RFA (Royal Field Artillery) badge, Donation 30 July 2017:  Pansy made from Gaston Dailly’s hair (Vironchaux 80150). document.getElementById('cloak49356').innerHTML = ''; //--> This email address is being protected from spambots. var addy49356 = 'musee' + '@'; During 1915-1916: ALBERT is exposed to continuing horrors of bombing. Seule la poste restera debout. En 1918: Le 25 mars, les Allemands réoccupent ALBERT que les Anglais, nos alliés, reprendront le 22 août. La Kommandatur s’installe à l’hôtel de ville, place d’Armes et désigne comme otage le, Le 25 mars, les Allemands réoccupent ALBERT que les Anglais, nos alliés, reprendront le 22 août. Situé en arrière du monument, bâti autour de la Croix de la Consécration et inauguré en 1986, le Musée est une réplique du Fort du Cap.Il commémore la contribution sud-africaine durant la Première Guerre mondiale (sur le front occidental et dans les colonies allemandes en Afrique), la Seconde Guerre mondiale, le Blocus de Berlin (1948-1949) et la Guerre de Corée (1950-1953). You need JavaScript enabled to view it. inkwell in the shape of an adrian helmet. Its uses the motto « VIS MEA FERRUM » to which can be translated to: “my strength is within the Iron”.