Lange Max Museum, Koekelare
The Lange Max Museum is a must-see place for the World War I tourist on the German side of the western frontline. The farmyard is the centre of this cultural and touristic location.
A long lane takes you from the farmyard to the remains of the artillery platform of the former German cannon 'Lange Max' ('Long Max').
In a brand new contemporary museum, the visitor learns all about the huge cannon that was designed to bombard Dunkirk and Ypres.
The German occupation of Koekelare during the First World War gets full attention. A unique exhibition tells you all about the organisation behind the frontline. The production of army goods ran at full speed in Koekelare.
The little bakehouse still contains traces of the German presence and is redesignated as a multi-media room.