Lorris used to be, during the World War II, one of the most important maquis (French Resistance movement) in Loiret. Internment camps was set up in Pithiviers, Beaune-la-Rolande, Jargeau: in fact, they were transit camps for prisoners before they went into concentration camps. Loiret département counted one thousand deportee for Resistance's facts...
War veterans asked for a memorial, and the museum opened in Lorris' old station. You'll make a chronological journey, from the beginning of the war to the Liberation, with lots of posters, objects, materials, weapons... rich testimonies upon everyday life in occupied France!