1990 : An associative museum was created
The Association pour le Souvenir de la Bataille de Fromelles creates an associative first museum Fromelles Weppes Terre de Mémoire, housed in the village hall.
2009 : Major archaeological excavations:
Excavations sponsored by the British and Australian governments were undertaken at Fromelles. DNA samples where taken from the bodies found at the "Pheasant Wood" so as to identify the soldiers.
2010: A graveyard for those who died at Pheasant Wood
A new cemetery was built by the CWGC to bury 250 soldiers in individual graves. No cemetery of this kind had been built for 50 years.
2010: A study for a new museum
Following the creation of the cemetary, the Communauté de communes de Weppes decided to launch a project for a museum that would cover the historical Battle of Fromelles and the more recent events related.
2014: The museum opens its doors
In June, the Museum of the Battle of Fromelles opened. The collections of the first museum (1990) are now enriched with the individual stories of the soldiers whose names are engraved on the tombstones at Cemetery Pheasant wood.