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Atlantic Wall Museum

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Great museum

Outdoor museum for anyone interested in WW2. The car park is poorly signposted but don’t give up... read more

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Warrington, United Kingdom
WW2 Sea Defences Ostend

This is fantastic experience highly informative. Well worth a visit and fantastic value .Easy... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

Outdoor museum for anyone interested in WW2. The car park is poorly signposted but don’t give up it’s worth a visit. Discover the site at your own pace included in the admission is an audio guide.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is fantastic experience highly informative. Well worth a visit and fantastic value .Easy parking although not so easy to find the car park initially.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I very much enjoyed my first visit there 20 years ago. As late as last week their website said Battery Achen, the WWI battery, was shut for restoration, but would reopen on the 15th of September, so I planned my holiday to see it then....More

Thank account2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went today. I have disability issues from combat. When I think of museums, I think of buildings made to display artifacts, but this is the real deal. Nothing is fake. As we climb those steps, we realize the Germans and the capturing Canadian troops...More

1  Thank fredjackamikoons
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Must see for every person interested in history especially in wwii. The site is marked with yellow arrows which allows one to follow the path through tunnels and bunkers. Would absolutely recommend seeing it!

1  Thank Almeida J
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This is great place to visit as you get to go for a walk in a relatively natural area with nice views of the English Channel and you get educated about the WI and WII defenses that the Germans constructed along the Belgium coast. You...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Before you get all excited and interested in going here, you should know up front that it is all walking, climbing up and down stairs, etc. Consider the quality of your knees! And it is not just at the museum. If you take the tram...More

1  Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Heard about this place so went and checked it out for a few hours. You get an audio phone and can walk round and really take it all in. I was very shocked at how good this place is and well kept. An eye opener...More

Thank ad_clayt
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is an absolute must see for anyone at the Belgian coast. If you are interested in (war) history, this is a place you have to visit! Both WW1 and WW2 are illustrated here and the domain is large enough to spend almost an entire...More

Thank biotech01
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

As if the Germany army had just left the place. A must see if in the area. BTW found directions on the team confusing as it says stop number in website - found numbers and stop doesn”t exist on the tram. If in doubt count...More

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denise g
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Response from Kris S | Reviewed this property |
When I visited the museum, there was a French group with guide. I would suggesting contacting the management for an arrangement.
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Response from KoenBeullens | Reviewed this property |
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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