The Crypt

    The Crypt is a slightly sinister underground and dimly lit building which is used to display artefacts recovered from the ruins immediately after the attack. It is located roughly where the "Car of Doctor Desourteaux" is shown on the Village Map below (to the south of the cemetary).

The Crypt of Oradour-sur-Glane
The Crypt of Oradour-sur-Glane looking south towards the ruins

The Crypt of Oradour-sur-Glane looking towards the cemetary
The Crypt of Oradour-sur-Glane looking north towards the cemetery


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Michael Williams: 10th March 2000