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Excellent, moving, REAL history, MUST DO for WW1 history

This fort and museum are ABSOLUTELY worth a visit. The museum explains the battle of Liege, the... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
texasmm
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Texas
Excellent historical fort and memorial

This is a great historical fort and memorial of WWI. We took our two young daughter, ages 5 and 6... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2017
Gtravelgirl
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Mons, Belgium
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

This fort and museum are ABSOLUTELY worth a visit. The museum explains the battle of Liege, the first major battle of WW1, superbly, and on a light up map it shows the different forts around the city, the defenses and the order of events. The...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

This is a great historical fort and memorial of WWI. We took our two young daughter, ages 5 and 6, and one of them was a bit frightened by the sound effects inside the fort (they make it seem like it is being attacked); however,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Gtravelgirl
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

I had just recently heard about this place and was very glad I checked it out. I have already been downtown in Brussels, Ghent, and Bruges and I was looking for something new. Took the train from the airport to Liege (easy transfer in Leuven)...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Mclaum01
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Leaded by a voluntary that helped us to understand the fort, we visited the place. History is all around you and you can appreciate what it means. The place was really important during the WW I; but, in general terms, the story shows how useless...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed August 16, 2015

Walking around this place gives you the feeling that something big happened here. I would definitely recommend the guided tour (not available all year long if I remember well).

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Laurent A
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Looked forward to visiting, but found the museum only opened for limited hours only one day a week! Very disappointing. Could view some of the fort over a surrounding fence, which only excited our curiousity.

Date of experience: June 2014
2  Thank rohausser
Reviewed September 21, 2013

This was by far one of the most interesting WWI museums I have ever been in. The artifacts room is typical, but the fort with its sound effects, audio companion and stark reality is exceptional. We thought we would be about an hour and a...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank Beth D
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