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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.

When visiting the town of Albert in northern France as a tourist, there are many things to do and see. The town is home to a museum, the Citadel of Albert which houses an impressive collection of World War I artifacts.

Visitors can also explore the Somme 1916 Museum and the Trench of Death (Le Trou de Mort). There are several parks in the area for those looking for a peaceful stroll or a picnic. In addition, visitors can take a guided tour of the town, visit the local markets, and enjoy the views of the River Somme.

For the more adventurous, Albert is also home to a number of trails for hiking and biking. After a day of sightseeing, grab a bite to eat and enjoy some of the local cuisine.

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


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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

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