Centre d'Interprétation Marne 14-18
600m² divided into 7 scenographic spaces show you 3 major times: Europe and Champagne-Ardenne before the war reminds you what the Belle Epoque period was, until the launching of the conflict.
The War shown from a human point of view makes you discover the front and its soldiers, the battles in Champagne, to continue with a part dedicated to the injured, health services...
Europe and Champagne-Ardenne after the war assesses these years, conjures up the material reconstruction and shows the political, economic and social state of a changing world.
"Marne 14-18" invite you to discover the tour "On the Steps of the Armies of Champagne" through a CD which offers the ability to browse 18 sites of memory on the former battle front of Champagne and to trace their history during the World War I.
Testimonies of soldiers or families affected by the conflict will immerse you into the heart of battles and of daily life on the front. The CD comes with a booklet which is a circuit map that shows the places to discover (on sale €8). Also discover the 18 sites of memory with two iPhone and iPad applications. For each site, explanations accompanied by photographs and videos depict the local history during World War I. These applications also offer a route to the nearest location or the site you are looking for with your GPS (free downloadable applications from the App Store).
Open from February to June and from September to November from 1pm to 6pm. In July and August from 10am to 7pm.
Closed Mondays, December and January, Easter Sunday and 1 May, 14 July and 1 November.
French, English, German
Pets allowed: No
Closing days: Monday
TuesdayDe 13:00 to 18:00
WednesdayDe 13:00 to 18:00
ThursdayDe 13:00 to 18:00
FridayDe 13:00 to 18:00
SaturdayDe 13:00 to 18:00
SundayDe 13:00 to 18:00
Average duration of the visit in minutes: 90
Average duration of the group visit in minutes: 90
On the spot activities
- Temporary exhibitions