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Atlantic Wall Museum

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 70 22 85
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Atlantic wall museum

A WONDERFUL WWII museum, with impressive bunkers. We enjoyed a lot. There's is place to park... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
monicalafont
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Benidorm, Spain
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Found it difficult to find to start with as was off the beaten track One exhibit was not open and... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Mike A
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Ostend 8400, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

A WONDERFUL WWII museum, with impressive bunkers. We enjoyed a lot. There's is place to park outside.

Thank monicalafont
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Found it difficult to find to start with as was off the beaten track One exhibit was not open and currently being sorted out Glad I went found it interesting

Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Most interesting and factual. A bit hard to find when coming from Ostend on the tram; a hike over the sand dune.

Thank CamRanhBay
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

The site is a former fortified place built by the Germans during WW 2. A path is guiding you through the different bunkers and buildings in the dunes in front of the sea, nearby Ostend. Beside the very clean buildings, you also see the guns...More

Thank Kris S
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very interesting display. Earphones are supplied and you can listen to a guided talk in any language you wish. Anyone interested in the 2nd world war this is a must see.

Thank 223Will57
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

During the two world wars, the Germans feared an invasion across the Channel. So just to make sure, they fortified the whole North Sea Coast. Most of the fortifications have now been demolished to make room for other walls : high-rise buildings with apartments. But...More

Thank JPGuillaume
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

A great place to see how the Germans built the Atlantic Wall. Plenty to see and much more than expected. Well worth the visit.

Thank bobby-kinsuk
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

My second visit to the Atlantikwall reminded me of the impressive impact this piece of history had on me when I was a child. The bunkers are incredibly well-preserved and brought to life by a dedicated team bringing out minute detail about life in the...More

Thank Joeri D
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A brilliant museum. Very well preserved down to the ammunition boxes. Great interpretation boards. Some well preserved weapons scattered around the place - evidence of ongoing work to keep the site up to spec.

Thank manstondrive
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A must see for all who are interested in History and particularly in the WWII. We walk through the tunnels that were built by prisioners and also by civilians. We can see the batteries, the rooms were the soldiers lived and worked. There are boards...More

Thank IsabelRuteSM
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Hi, You can take a train from the airport to Brussels and there you transfer to a train that goes directly to Oostende. (There are some trains directly from the airport to Oostende, but it will take you an hour longer... More
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You can take a train until Ostend-station and then the tramway direction De Panne. It stops at the entrance of the museum.
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