Canada Poland Museum

Museum
Adegem (
Meetjesland
)
  • Polish soldiers stood shoulder to shoulder with Canadian soldiers and freed the Ghent to Knokke region
  • The museum portrays the liberation via exciting diaramas with authentic materials
  • Many of the items on exhibit were found after the war in sheds and in the homes where Polish and Canadian soldiers stayed
  • Polish soldiers stood shoulder to shoulder with Canadian soldiers and freed the Ghent to Knokke region
  • The museum portrays the liberation via exciting diaramas with authentic materials
  • Many of the items on exhibit were found after the war in sheds and in the homes where Polish and Canadian soldiers stayed
Starting place: 
Heulendonk 21
9991 Adegem
België

How to reach:

By car: 

From the E34: towards Bruges/Maldegem, exit Ringlaan R43 (Eeklo). Turn right Zeelaan N9 (towards Maldegem), then to Prins Boudewijnlaan, 4.4 km slight bend to the left the Malecote, after 950 m turn left to Oosteindeke, after 25 m turn right onto Staalijzer. Keep right for Staalijzer, you'll reach Heulendonk 21.

Accessible for: 
Children
Children
Groups
Groups
Wheel chairs
Wheel chairs
Description: 
  • In the Canada Poland Museum you'll become acquainted with the Second World War as it was experienced in Flanders.
  • Impressive panoramas explain the battle for the Leopold Canal and Schipdonk Canal.
  • There is a film, 270 original uniforms, equipment and weapons.
  • On the same site you'll also find the 'Gardens of Adegem'.
Opening hours: 

From April to September:
Wed - Sun: 10 am to 6 pm

From October to March:
Wed - Thurs: 12 noon to 6 pm.

Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Address

Address: 
Heulendonk 21
9991 Adegem
België
Telephone: 
+32 50 71 06 66