The Western Front Today - Hooge Museum
Hooge Museum is sited next to Hooge Crater in the Ypres Salient.
Click here to read information related to Hooge's role during the First World War.
Under private ownership this modern, clean museum contains an outstanding collection of WW1 memorabilia, including armour, equipment, uniforms and artefacts - and even wooden posts originally located at Hellfire Corner.
The museum includes two full-size dummies of mounted cavalrymen.
Opposite both Hooge Crater and the Museum is Hooge Crater cemetery.
Film Footage of Hooge Crater Museum (1)
Film Footage of Hooge Crater Museum (2)
Film Footage of Hooge Crater Museum (3)
Film Footage of Hooge Crater Museum (4)
Before Endeavours Fade, Rose E.B. Coombs, After the Battle 1994
Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide - Somme, Leo Cooper 2000
The Austro-Hungarian declaration of war was the first ever delivered by telegram.
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