The New Zealand Liberation Museum – Te Arawhata was developed by the New Zealand Memorial Museum Trust – Le Quesnoy (NZMMT-LQ).

Inspired by the themes of freedom, friendship and future, the Trust has created a place to honour the remarkable actions of New Zealand soldiers who liberated the town of Le Quesnoy and fought in World War One. It is also a place that acknowledges the enduring friendship between the people of Le Quesnoy and New Zealand.

The Trust has raised nearly $15 million so far through private donations to fund the project. Fundraising continues.

The museum is located in a renovated mansion house which was the former World War One mayoral home and later the headquarters of the local Gendarmerie (French Police). The NZMMT-LQ purchased the building in 2017 and it has been renovated over the past two years.

For more information about the Trust please go to: nzmmtlq.nz

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