May-June 1940 Museum in Margut

à Margut

(left) general view. (right) period documents. Source: http://crdp.ac-reims.fr

This museum pays tribute to the heroes who resisted the German advances in May of 1940.

The May-June 1940 Museum in Margut in the Ardennes is located on highway RN 43 some twenty kilometres from Sedan on the road to Metz and 2 kilometres from the Fort of La Ferté.


 

It is located between the Town Hall and the Church in the old town of Margut.

This museum presents a private collection of objects in a single room:

uniforms, arms, munitions, soldier’s equipment, posters, period documents, vestiges found on the battlefield of May-June 1940, souvenirs of the exodus, flags, etc.


 


Margut Town Hall

Tel.: +33 (0)3 24 29 04 71 or +33 (0)3 24 22 61 00

Fax: +33 (0)3 24 26 75 14


 

Opening hours

15 May to 30 June:

Saturdays and Sundays from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm


 

1 July to 15 September:

Daily from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm, except Mondays


 

15 September to 30 October:

Saturdays and Sundays from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm


 

Ardennes Departmental Council

  • Arms. Source: http://crdp.ac-reims.fr

  • Uniforms. Source: http://crdp.ac-reims.fr

  • Vue d'ensemble. Source : http://crdp.ac-reims.fr

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    Practical information

    Address

    place du Monument - 08370
    Margut
    03 24 22 61 00

    Weekly opening hours

    15 May to 30 June, Saturdays and Sundays from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm. 1 July to 15 September: 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm. 15 September to 30 October: Saturdays and Sundays from 1.30 pm to 5.30 pm.

    Fermetures annuelles

    1 July to 15 September

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