Where? 6, Rue de l'Eglise, 8826 Perlé
Discover the unfortunate story of two US bombers who collided near Perlé in this military museum.
This unique museum mainly deals with the tragic crash of two B-17 US bombers that collided over Perlé on 12 July 1944 while flying in formation. Eighteen crew members were killed in the crash. With many wreckage parts, documents and equipment, the air war and the occupation period 1940-45 are thematised.
An impressive memorial in honour of the fallen of the 385th Bomb Group is located in the immediate vicinity of the museum.
The museum is open every second Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Last entry is one hour before closing time. Visiting by appointment is possible with a two-week notice.