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Alsace-Moselle Memorial

Understand the past to shape the future
 

Visitors to the Alsace-Moselle Memorial in Schirmeck can find out all about the history of the region; from life on the Maginot Line and the destruction of World War II, to Franco-German reconciliation and the reconstruction of Europe.

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Alsace-Moselle MemorialVisit the Alsace-Moselle Memorial, presenting the complex history of this border-region.

Between 1870 and 1945, Alsacians and Mosellans (natives of the region) changed their nationality four times as the border region became a flashpoint for Franco-German rivalry. A visit to the Alsace-Moselle Memorial lasts about 1½ hours and is an excellent complement to a visit to the European Parliament.  

Audio guides are available in English, French and German and the memorial is fully accessible for people with disabilities.

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Admission is free of charge for groups also visiting the European Parliament, upon presentation of their confirmation letter.

 
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OPENING HOURS

From 01/10 to 14/04:

Open every day except Mondays: 10.00 - 18.30 (last tickets sold at 17.00)

From 15/04 - 30/09:

Open every day: 10.00 - 18.30 (last tickets sold at 17.00)

Closed on :

24/12 - 26/12
31/12 - 01/01
05/01 - 12/01
01/05

GETTING THERE

ALSACE-MOSELLE MEMORIAL
Lieu dit du Chauffour
F - 67 130 SCHIRMECK

The Alsace-Moselle Memorial is located in Schirmek, 30 minutes from Entzheim Airport and easily accessible by train from Strasbourg (Strasbourg – Saint-Dié line).

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