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101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne

Avenue de la Gare 11, Bastogne 6600, Belgium
+32 61 50 12 00
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A good way to spend 2 hours

A really enjoyable Museum. Loads to learn and absolutely loads to look at. The cellar is a definite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carltonsw
via mobile
Airborne museum

A great museum devoted to the 101st Airborne. The displays were filled with numerous artifacts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeremy V
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Avenue de la Gare 11, Bastogne 6600, Belgium
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+32 61 50 12 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really enjoyable Museum. Loads to learn and absolutely loads to look at. The cellar is a definite must, makes you very glad that you live here and now than then.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great museum devoted to the 101st Airborne. The displays were filled with numerous artifacts either donated to the museum or collected from the nearby battlefields.

Thank Jeremy V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 101st Airborne Museum is a must wee while in Bastogne. The collection is well displayed and tells a great story about the battle in and around Bastogne. The sound and light show in the basement is also very well done. Take the time to...More

Thank Rick T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have seen the Band of Brothers TV series , go and see this, the film directors did not get too wrong, however the museum tells the reality of it all, and what those guys went through.

Thank Graham C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited as part of a battlefield tour reviewing the actions of the Battle of the Bulge. This excellent museum is located not far from Place McAuliffe in the lovely city of Bastogne, which of course made the 101st Airborne's huge reputation when they were part...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This wonderful old building began like as a Belgian Officers Mess in 1936. It was used by German occupiers during the war and is now the 101st Airborne Division Museum. The main floor and two more floors above feature equipment, weapons, descriptions of the Battle...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

One of the best artifact collections I’ve seen at a museum. Very well put together. The bomb room was truly amazing!

1  Thank Tracyturtle86
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

So glad we visited this place. A warren of different rooms full of interest! We even sat through a bombing in the basement, very realistic, loud and scary with the lightbulb moving during the rumbling. Came out of there feeling very thoughtful. The staff are...More

3  Thank mutleyland
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is a must when in bastonge.. Very clean n tidy..great military stuff and story's..plus the cellar was amazing we went in there a few times just to feel what they went through. The sounds affects was out of this world..

2  Thank Darren T
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Our family thoroughly enjoyed this place. Unfortunately we arrived 15 minutes before it was scheduled to close. The woman at the desk had us pay full price and hurried us out the door at 5 PM on the dot! wish we had had more time...More

Thank Celia R
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Barrett C
3 June 2015|
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Response from vminelli | Reviewed this property |
The museum it self is very small. But I took a day to see around so. There is a lot to see and visit.
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