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Fort Breendonk

Brandstraat, 57, Breendonk 2830, Belgium
+32 3 860 75 24
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A moving experience!!

It's a chilling place to visit that must be done!! The audio guide is very interesting and helps... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kevin D
Careful with kids

I've been here with my nephews of 11 and 14yo. I think kids may learn this stuff in a safe... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dechamps
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Merksem, Belgium
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“world war” (7 reviews)
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Brandstraat, 57, Breendonk 2830, Belgium
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+32 3 860 75 24
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a chilling place to visit that must be done!! The audio guide is very interesting and helps give an insight to the horrors that took place. Be prepared for the strong emotions that you will experience whilst there.

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here with my nephews of 11 and 14yo. I think kids may learn this stuff in a safe environment. Which I thought Breendonk was. Now after the visit I'm not so sure because the way the text is said (audiotapes), is too dramatic...More

Thank dechamps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Most see to all, great place and you can be here for hours and hours. Great story behind all horribal ww2 happening

Thank fredde357
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is the fort that was used as a concentration camp during the Nazi occupation of Belgium (1940-44). The camp gained a reputation as a place of great cruelty, and whilst it was not an extermination camp, killings were carried out there. The original gallows...More

1  Thank FuroraCeltica
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This is a must for both educational and cultural value. Every person should go visit to learn from past mistakes that should never ever be repeated in history. Man cannot rule or dominate over another man, not meant to be. Our tour guide, Bob, was...More

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

As everyone can read, this place was not so much a concentration camp as it was a prisoner of war camp. The horrors that the prisoners received were beyond belief, no matter the reason for them being there. If you are an English speaker, make...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It was a very intense experience. The fort is well mantained as it was in the 2nd world war, including some symbols. The audio guides are available in many languages including English, French, Dutch and Spanish, and the visit is very well organized. If you...More

Thank Pablo R
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It was thanks to all the TripAdvisor reviews that we went to this little-publicised museum, and it is as moving, as worthwhile and as clearly presented as all previous reviews suggest. A visit we will never forget. The 460 bus from Brussels costs 6 euros...More

1  Thank Love2Travel17a
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This place shows the horror of the Holocaust in Belgium. The atmosphere takes you back to the dark years of Naziregime in Belgium.

Thank Possie1982
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Fort Breendonk is a must place to visit They have done a fantastic job in the up keep of it to make it as real to life as it was, you need to allow around 2-3 hours for a visit to take it all in...More

Thank Mickyl67
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