Carriere Wellington, Arras

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Military Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
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The network of underground tunnels known as Carriere Wellington played a major role in taking enemy lines in the Battle of Arras in 1917, and helped save the lives of many soldiers. Miles of tunnels dug beneath the Arras countryside became command posts, kitchens, sleeping quarters, and even a hospital, protecting around 24,000 Allied troops. Start your trip to Arras by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • This is a modern, well presented and interesting venue to learn what it was like to spend time in the tunnels and trenches of the world wars. Really knowledgeable and friendly guides and a... 
    This is a modern, well presented and interesting venue to learn what it was like to spend time in the tunnels and trenches of the world wars. Really knowledgeable and friendly guides and a...  more »
  • I was here as part of a school trip the staff were helpful and polite the actual exhibition was extremely interesting i found this place to be a great insight into what troops went through during... 
    I was here as part of a school trip the staff were helpful and polite the actual exhibition was extremely interesting i found this place to be a great insight into what troops went through during...  more »
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  • One of the best experiences I’ve had in a long time. Educational and engaging. One can notice that lots of attention has been paid to the small details to offer a smooth visitor experience. The guided tour was offered in French and in English with our guide switching effortlessly between both and adapting the level of the explanations to the audience. We had kids with us and they were able to follow and understand everything. The audio guides fragments provide complementary explanations and are nicely woven in the visit between the guide’s explanations. All in all, a must do if you are in Arras! PS: to the two young people working last Saturday morning, merci beaucoup!
  • Wonderfully constructed exhibition around first world war tunnels. That were much older quarries. Informative guided tour

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