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Albert the Town and Museum France



Places to visit in the town of Albert

Albert France a town in the Somme region.

The town was badly damaged in the WW1 fighting. The first photo shows the La Basilque Notre Dame which was hit by a bombardment in 1916. It had to be rebuilt into the fine building it is now.

At the side of the building is the entrance to the museum Somme 1916.

Photo of La Basilque


Albert France La  Basilque Notre Dame picture

photo showing side entrance to museum


Albert France Notre Dame and Somme museum

Museum Somme exhibits


Albert France Somme museum picture

Albert France museum 1picture

Albert France museum 2

Albert France Somme regon picture

Just above the house painting you can see the golden spire of the La Basilque.

The museum goes under the church through tunnels. It comes out in a park quite away form the front entrance The museum is well worth a visit and is good value.

There is a small shop which sells WW1 items like large brass shell cases,helmets etc. If you get hungry there are several restaurants in the town centre to chose from.

Google street map you can see the museum entrance on the side

Hotels and bed and breakfast deals in Albert a local Map of the area

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Hotel Royal Picardie Albert

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Stay in this charming 3-star Best Western hotel in Albert in the Somme, region of Picardy, France. The Hotel is located in the quaint town of Albert, surrounded by rich historical sites including main Somme Battlefields and Memorials of the First World War (Thiepval, Beaumont-Hamel, Pozi?res, Villers-Bretonneux, Longueval, Rancourt, Arras, La Boisselle?) as well as the most beautiful cathedrals (Amiens, Beauvais, Reims and the Champagne area). You can visit in Albert the Somme 1916 Museum, which retraces life in the trenches during the war,

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