LONGUEVAL - SOMME - FRANCE
Welcome to the official website of Delville Wood.
Delville Wood, as the supreme symbol of South Africa's Sacrifice and Courage, occupied an eminent place in the country's military history. In July 1916, the 1st South African Infantry Brigade carried out one of the highest feat of arms of the Great War.
To all South Africans who fell in the various conflicts of the 20th Century this website is dedicated as a tribute.
THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS
Thursday 26 May 2022 : Ascension Day
Thursday 14 July 2022 : French National Day
Tuesday 1 November 2022 : All Saints Day
School groups planning to visit the South African Memorial please contact us by email or phone a week before your visit.
So that we can make your visit comfortable for students.
From early February to early April/mid-October to late November : 10h00-16h00
From early April to mid-October : 10h00-17h30 (17h00 on Sundays).
The Museum is closed on Mondays.