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Blockhaus at Eperlecques

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Address: 62910 Eperlecques, France
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+33 3 21 88 44 22
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Interesting visit to blockhouse eperleque

Very interesting day out with lots to see . And translations in each language : must visit for any ww2 enthusiasts ! Good coffee too

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting day out with lots to see . And translations in each language : must visit for any ww2 enthusiasts ! Good coffee too

Thank mackinners
Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Extremely interesting site, multilingual explanation signs, you can visit at your own pace, great sound installation on multiple locations throughout the park, with interesting spoken commentary. The bunker is amazing, as is the story of WWII and the V2 missiles aimed towards London. Can't recommend highly enough!

Thank Dirk B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

German ingenuity as its worst and best. What an edifice this is. At once scary and awe inspiring. A perfect example of German and Allied efficiency from totally different directions. Built with slave labour largely by Jews from Russia and mainly Belgium this monstrous building was to wreak havoc, but only for a limited time before if was rendered unusable... More 

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Uddingston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here after the other museum about the , V2 and we're a bit shall we bother.... So glad we did. The minute you walk in the door and the owners dog is bouncing around The. You walk though the door in to the park to find random anti aircraft guns old truck and even a sub on the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Despite being told an English tour would start in ten minutes (actually closer to 35!) there was no tour, just a self-guided one. We quickly caught up with the French party who had started 35 minutes earlier and who had obviously caused our delayed entry, they did have a guide! We had to hang around waiting for them to move... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

While staying in St. Omer, Northern France for the Euro 2016 football tournament, a group of 3 of us visited the the Blockhaus world war 2 rocket bunker in Watten. It would be a really easy trip by car but we came by public transport. The bunker is only one stop on the train from St. Omer, but unfortunately, there... More 

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East Kilbride
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I warn that i have an interest in WW2 and in particular the logistics. this bunker is for those keen to learn how the V2 weapons program MIGHT have worked had the Germans succeeded in finishing the site. The sit was a manufacturing plant for fuel and an assembly plant and had it been finished the war may well have... More 

Thank JamesEastKilbride
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the camp site next doors and have been meaning to visit here for years, the estimated visit time is 1.5 hours, we were there over 3! We were not prepared to be so overwhelmed by this looming structure that was built by the Germans using many Europeans to launch V1 and V2 bombers to destroy Britain.... More 

Thank Ophelia24
Stockport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Well worth a visit to those interested in WW2. Shocking but fascinating. Shows clearly how things were back in 1940's.

Thank Christine9707
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We saw the sign for Blockhaus on our war to Chateau de Cocove and decided to go there the next day. It was a gloomy August day - light rain. We skipped the expensive breakfast at Cocove and were looking for a boulanger at Eperlecques (great fresh croissants!) and saw a brochure of the Blockhaus there. We spent 2 1/2... More 

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