Museum 39-45

Musée 39-45

Welcome to the Musée 39-45, an emblematic place dedicated to the preservation and transmission of the history of the Second World War. Located in Ambleteuse, a few kilometres north of Wimereux and Boulogne-sur-Mer, the 800m² Museum 3945 traces the history of the Second World War from the invasion of Poland to the surrender of Japan. We invite you to discover this fascinating museum, which transports you into the depths of one of mankind's most defining periods. Immerse yourself in this unforgettable adventure at the heart of the events that shaped the world.

Immerse yourself in the Second World War

The Musée 39 - 45 d'Ambleteuse is much more than just a museum; it's an immersive experience that transports you back in time. Located in the charming coastal town of Ambleteuse, France, the museum offers a unique insight into life during the Second World War. Walking through the well laid-out galleries, visitors have the opportunity to understand the political, social and military issues of this dark period in history. Visit

The thousands of objects, documents and photographs on display, some of them extremely rare, as well as the more than 120 soldiers on show, are poignant testimonies for today's generation. To round off the visit, an archive film is shown in a 1940s cinema, taking you right to the heart of the Normandy landings and the liberation of Paris.

The highlight of the Musée 39-45 d'Ambleteuse is its exceptional collection of authentic Second World War artefacts. From the uniforms worn by the soldiers to the military equipment and the letters and diaries of civilians, each object on display tells a poignant story. History buffs, researchers and curious amateurs will all find something to their liking here, as the collection is carefully organised and documented.

An educational and memorable visit 

The Musée 39 - 45 d'Ambleteuse strives to make history accessible to all audiences, whether adults or children. Knowledgeable guides are on hand to answer visitors' questions and provide additional information about the exhibitions. The museum also offers educational activities and interactive workshops tailored to younger generations, enabling children to immerse themselves in the past and gain a better understanding of historical events.

As well as its educational aspect, the Musée 39-45 d'Ambleteuse fulfils a duty of remembrance by honouring those who lived through these difficult times. It provides a space for reflection, commemoration and tribute to the millions of people affected by the war. By visiting the museum, visitors help to preserve this collective memory and pass on the lessons of the past to future generations.

The Musée 39-45 in Ambleteuse is a must for anyone interested in the history of the Second World War. 

Find all the information you need for your visit on the museum's official website. The museum is normally open every day from 10am to 6pm, except during the annual closure from November to the end of January.


2 Rue des Garennes, 62164 Ambleteuse

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Around park: 101km

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