It’s the 7th of May, 1945… 2:41am.… the end of World War II in Europe. Discover this historical event that took place in secret in the “map room” located in the technical college (now called Lycée Roosevelt) in the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe, commanded by General Eisenhower. Archives, uniforms, and artefacts bring the months that preceded the Nazi surrender at Reims to life. Relive the night that changed the face of the world as we knew it as you venture into the signature room, a chief location in European history, where the end of this tragedy also marked the beginning of a long process of reconciliation.

Getting there
12 rue Franklin Roosevelt, 51100 Reims, France
Information: +44 (0)3 26 47 84 19
Bus: number 4, Roosevelt stop (arrêt Roosevelt)
Tram: line A, Schneiter stop (arrêt Schneiter)