Musée Mémorial de la Ligne Maginot du Rhin

Kasematte 35/3 Marckolsheim - Musée Mémorial Ligne Maginot à Marckolsheim

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Location: Route du Rhin, RD 10, 67390 Marckolsheim.
(48.1579643, 7.5559686)
Open: 15-MAR to 14-JUN Sun, Hol 10-12, 14-18. 08-JUL to 15-SEP Fri, Sat, Sun 10-12, 14-18.
16-SEP to 15-NOV Sun, Hol 10-12, 14-18.
Fee: Adults EUR 4, Children (0–7) free.
Classification: SubterraneaWorld War II Bunker SubterraneaUnderground Museums TopicLigne Maginot
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours: self guided, D=1 h. Français - French Deutsch - German
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: yes
Address: Musée Mémorial de la Ligne Maginot du Rhin, 12 Route du Rhin, RD 10, 67390 Marckolsheim, Tel: +33-388-92-57-79. E-mail:
Tourist office of the Grand Ried - Marckolsheim, 13 rue du Maréchal Foch, 67390 Marckolsheim, Tel: +33-388-92-56-98. E-mail:
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The Musée Mémorial de la Ligne Maginot du Rhin (Memorial Museum of the Rhine Maginot Line) is located in the Kasematte 35/3 Marckolsheim. The small village is located in the plain, about 3.5 km west of the Rhine which is also border to Germany. As a part of the Maginot line this bunker was built right outside the village towards Germany. The bunker was originally named Kasematte 35/3 Marckolsheim.

The museum is a vast exhibition of all kinds of military equipment from World War II. This includes all kinds of weapons, from knifes, to pistols and rifles, but also different kinds of guns. It shows uniforms of both armies, flags and medals, war memorials and plaques. They even have decommissioned tanks.