Centenary of the Great War – latest news

  • Historial of the Great War in Péronne

    Historial of the Great War in Péronne

    © CG80_Benoît Bremer

  • Centre Mondial de la Paix, Verdun

    Centre Mondial de la Paix, Verdun

    © Centre Mondial de la Paix

Centenary of the Great War – latest news

From 2014 to 2018 – Péronne (Somme, Picardy)

Historial de la Grande Guerre

Every year during the Centenary celebrations, the collections and exhibitions at the Historial de la Grande Guerre are brought up to date in order to include the latest historical research and to enhance displays relating to the chronological and geographical information of the First World War.

Throughout the year, the Historial de la Grande Guerre offers temporary exhibitions open to the public on unusual and highly original themes connected to the First World War. The Historial has amassed a collection of more than 70,000 objects from daily civil and military life.

From 14 June 2014 to 11 November 2018 – Verdun (Meuse, Lorraine)

What remains of the Great War? Centre Mondial de la Paix, Verdun (Meuse, Lorraine)

The aim of this 600m² exhibition open to the public is to offer visitors a chance to discover and understand the Great War and its impact on the 20th century, Europe and the world as a whole.  

Comprising five sections, the “What remains of the Great War?” exhibition has a lay-out created for the Centenaire de la Grande Guerre, with a rich collection of unique exhibits complimented by numerous audio and video presentations, and is an absolute must for those
interested in the Centenary of the Great War.