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In Flanders Fields Museum

In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres

In Flanders Fields Museum
Grote Markt 34
8900 Ypres
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The In Flanders Fields Museum tells the story of World War I in Flanders and occupies the second floor of the Cloth Hall, Ypres in Belgium. The building was virtually destroyed by artillery fire during the Battles of Ypres and has been reconstructed. The museum is named after the famous poem by the Canadian Doctor John McCrae, who wrote it in Ypres in 1915.

The In Flanders Fields Research Centre is the memory of the museum. It contains over 5,000 books on the First World War, including the collections of the late Dr. Caenepeel and the late Rose Coombs, MBE. The collection consists of books, trench maps, photographs, newspapers, periodicals and original documents.