Visit the Linge Memorial Museum

Visit the Linge Memorial Museum

Immerse yourself in the Great War at this perfectly preserved memorial site. Enjoy a moving historical experience in an exceptional natural setting.

Duration : 3 h

  • A remarkable site in memory of the Great War
  • A natural site with exceptional views
  • A wonderful display of period objects
  • An interesting tour of the trenches

On the programme

Come and discover the Musée Mémorial du linge, about the fighting in the First World War in the Vosges.Located on the historic site of the Battle of the Linge, the museum details the living and fighting conditions of the soldiers and all the associated logistics. A video projection explains the fighting.Outside on the battlefield, visitors can see the well-preserved German defensive position with trenches, dugouts and blockhouses, opposite the remains of French positions built of light materials.The proximity of the lines and their respective positions give an idea of the insurmountable difficulties faced by the attackers in 1915, and explain the heavy toll taken by 3 months of fighting, with 17,000 recorded casualties.

Good to know

Included in the offer

L'entrée au musée, l'accès aux tranchées

To take with you

Good shoes recommended for trench walking.

Other info

Dogs are not allowed (except guide dogs).

We encourage you to behave in a respectful manner.

Information panels in French, German and English are available throughout the tour

Spoken languages German, English, French
Starting from 6

Activity location


Mémorial du Linge, collet du linge, Orbey, France

Meeting point

Please bring your own drinks, as it is not possible to buy food or drink on site. The nearest refreshment points are the Glassborn or Mussmiss farm inns (less than 2km away). There are 3 picnic tables 50 metres away in the nearby forest.


Car park on site

Activity provider : Le Mémorial du LINGE

Official website

of tourist site in Alsace

Best prices

Free of charge and surcharge

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