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Superb idea of a nice day out with the family

Would you want to see how people lived in and aroud a fishing village in the middle ages? Raversyde... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Ine L
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Ostend, Belgium
a very informative and interactive experience

visited here on the way to dunkirk the museum is in 2 parts we only visited the atlantikwall but... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
therewasanoldlady
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Would you want to see how people lived in and aroud a fishing village in the middle ages? Raversyde offers you the chance. Especially on the weekends with live re-enactors.

Thank Ine L
Reviewed 4 August 2018

visited here on the way to dunkirk the museum is in 2 parts we only visited the atlantikwall but there is an audio guide taking you along the wall and giving you some of the history of belgium prior to the second world war. the...More

1  Thank therewasanoldlady
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Raversijde used to be a flourishing fishing village but was demolished by several attacks. Archaeologists have now retrieved enough elements (architecture and artifacts) to give visitors an idea of what the village and life inside it was like, and the audio guides speak through the...More

2  Thank JPGuillaume
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Did this together with the atlantic wall. Combi ticket was only for 8euro. The visit itself was nice, we learned a lot about the history of the fishing village. The tour was with the villagers who where talking about their live through the audio gids....More

2  Thank Dieter O
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This lovely place is behind the Atlantic Wall in Ostend. They call it also Anno 1465. Why? Because this place used to be a medieval fishing village. Interestingly enough, no one knew that there used to be a fishing village here. How did it disappear?...More

5  Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 15 August 2016

When we eventually found it we were almost as confused inside as out. We knew nothing of a fishing village and only caught Prince Charles's house at the end as we saw people going in. Where 1914 ended and 1944 began we have no idea....More

Thank lizandianp
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Unlike other similar rebuild villages, this one is only three houses large. This being said, it is interesting with a good audioguide (included in the price). However, it might be of lesser interest if you're not that interested in the history of this part of...More

Thank Fly_Peter
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I attended this place while on a ledger holiday and what a place you need to see the size of the to believe it it is huge and considering the bombing it took it is very well preserved. You are issued with an audio commentary...More

Thank sean c
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Tram stop nearby, so easy to get to. Lots of walking around the site. Directional arrows keep you on track. Audio in any language. The Atlantic Wall is amazingly preserved. The history is all around you in the dunes. Good to spend better part of...More

Thank chawinflut
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The museum is in 3 parts: ATLANTIC WALL MUSEUM Very interesting and well presented exploration of a section of the German WW2 Atlantic wall that went from Norway to Spain. Great for children to get a small idea of how the soldiers lived. Lots of...More

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