Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, Les Milles

(4.8/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
Get a glimpse of World War II history by visiting Site Memorial du Camp des Milles. Today one of UNESCO's headquarters, it was once an internment camp for German and Austrian men, and later the place of transit for Jewish men. See the works of artists interned there, visit the preserved areas where they lived, and learn about genocide. You can walk the path people took on their way to deportation to concentration camps, see a gallery with paintings, and view a wagon that shows where the deportation took place. Put Site Memorial du Camp des Milles into our Aix-en-Provence itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A visit to realize the magnitude of the events they lived thousands of people during the second world war. Presentations are sober and detailed explanations. The site describes the atmosphere which could rule for the internal. The end of the tour is interesting: to ensure that "never again" to such tragedies occur. The man must learn from mistakes!
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  • Hard to do glamour with such a historical topic, but it's a very interesting memorial site, which reminds us of the worst moments in our history. A lot of care to the pedagogy, and the idea of extending the story to other genocides in the world brings a lot to the tour.
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  • Very good design, the Memorial part, reflection, art, everything is incredibly staged. Allow at least 3 hours and good socks and polar sweater!
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  • A place to understand and remember what happened there during WWII. Interesting historical building and also a wagon used for deportation.
  • Great museum - very informative and thought-provoking exhibits and great setting. An easy bus or bike trip from Aix and definitely worth it.
  • Very nice site in a former World War II internment camp. The first part which reminds all the events of this conflict is interesting but may seem long when we know it already well. Fortunately, many photos of time and testimonies provide more significant. But the best is yet to come with visit places which is accompanied by the history of this former factory has become "prison" and a very good description terrible living conditions so that the creative atmosphere that prevailed there anyway (many artists were locked up). We note also much reflection well brought on xenophobia, intolerance and rejection of the other makes rather than thread running throughout the visit and which is highlighted in examining the present a 3rd party.
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  • Foi o primeiro campo de deportação de judeus que visitei. E achei a visita muito interessante. Os filmes contam muito bem a história do campo e de algumas famílias que passaram por lá. Além de contar a história do nazismo e falar sobre a participação da França e de outros países da Europa diante dos acontecimentos daquela época. Após a visita as instalações há uma sala para reflexões onde podemos realizar um paralelo entre os acontecimentos históricos e o que acontece no mundo agora. Muito interessante! Vale a pena a visita apesar de ter saído de lá bem triste.
  • 这是一个必须要看的! 那些展品内容非常丰富和令人深思的地方。 一个人不能帮我们换房的"故事"告诉我这次的旅行中。 教育是相当强大而有效的组件-尤其是在给定当前事件的新闻。 酒店的装修有什么前砖厂是非常显著的。