Lens 14-18

History and tradition


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Mémorial' 14-18 Notre-Dame de Lorette

In Souchez, in the middle of the former battlefields, a building with an original architecture signed by Pierre-Louis Faloci, made of black concrete and glass, hosts the History centre of the Memorial' 14/18. Here, emblematic objects, high quality unpublished photographs, period films and animated maps allow to understand the extent of the conflict in the Nord Pas-de-Calais during the First World War. More than 300 large-format photographs, both official and anonymous, taken by the soldiers, plunge us into the reality of this appalling war.Open from 1st April to 11th November from Wednesday to Friday 10am-1pm / 2pm-6pm and on Saturday and Sunday 11am-1pm / 2pm-6pm.Open from 12 November to 31 March from Wednesday to Sunday 1pm-5pm.Closed on Monday and TuesdayClosed in JanuaryTrain stop: Lens, Tadao bus line 57 and Allobus sites de Mémoire