La Roche MuseumOf the Battle of the Ardennes
British participation during the Allied counter-attack
The theme of this museum is the Battle of the Bulge, especially from the Brittish perspective. More than 100 mannequins in uniform and 20 military vehicles are exhibited on three floors. Besides that, the collection of the museum contains a large number of weapons and other equipment, as well as photographs and personal items. Dioramas depict the various episodes of the Battle of the Bulge.
During the winter of 1944-45 the town of La Roche-en-Ardenne was submerged in fierce fighting. The town was almost completely destroyed after the final conquest by the Allies. Photographic records of destruction is of course to be found in this museum.
Nice little town
La Roche-en-Ardenne is a touristic village with lots of cafes and restaurants on a few minutes walk from the museum.
La Roche Museum covers about 1,500 square meters with 120 military mannequins in uniform and equipment and weapons. Next to that there are some 20 vehicles and many artefacts. This museum has 3 levels and reserve 2 hours for a visit.