The Mondement monument, a landmark of more than 35 meters, was erected to commemorate the First Battle of the Marne (September 5-12, 1914). It is one of the three national monuments concerning the Great War, it is located in the middle of the front which goes from Senlis to Verdun.
It was at Mondement that the last cannon shot of the Battle of the Marne was fired.
Housed in the former school of Mondement, the museum traces the history of the First Battle of the Marne, the capture of the Château de Mondement and the fighting in the Marais de Saint-Gond, and places it in the historical context of the Great War. .
Visit possible every Sunday from July to September.
On the first Sunday of September, the Association Mondement 1914 organizes an international commemoration of the First Battle of the Marne.
*Marshal Foch’s right-hand man during the First World War, he was notably responsible, on November 11, 1918, for reading the conditions of the Armistice in Rethondes to the German delegation.