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Carriere Wellington, Memorial de la Bataille d'Arras

Closed Now: 10:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 12:30, 13:30 - 18:00
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Amazing War Tunnels

Really thought provoking trip through tunnels of war. The headsets were informative (and in... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Emzi012
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Bexley, United Kingdom
Fantastic, thoroughly moving and informative!

We visited and had a tour of the quarries whilst travelling through France and Belgium to take in... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Helen F
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Enter one of the most secret place of military history, and discover a real underground town, where more than 20 000 soldiers of the Commonwealth prepared the most surprising attack of WW1.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Rue Arthur Deletoille, 62000, Arras, France
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Really thought provoking trip through tunnels of war. The headsets were informative (and in English...or whichever available language you needed) and the guides were too. An untold story for the use of an old Quarry in the midst of WW1. A truly moving experience that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Emzi012
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We visited and had a tour of the quarries whilst travelling through France and Belgium to take in the WW1 sites. We really enjoyed the tour and experiencing what it was like underground in the Arras tunnels. I learnt a great deal and the accomplished...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Helen F
Reviewed 11 June 2018

This was the first place we visited on our WW 1 trip to Belgium and France. The cavernous tunnels dug out of the limestone rock by our brave miners conscripted to work in the battlefields of WW 1 are fascinating. We had an excellent tour...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank JonathanSuch2013
Reviewed 10 June 2018

A visit here is wonderful-put on your hard hat and go--mainly dedicated to soldiers of WW1 but originally dug out centuries ago. In high season, book ahead as each visit has limited access--but a great experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank GerryKent
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately when we visited on Thursday morning we were unable to take a tour until 4pm that day due to the amount of students here. As we were heading back into Belgium that afternoon we didnt have the time to wait. The 2 members of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Booking into a timed tour is essential into go the linked quarries that formed the tunnels to the front line. They run frequently and were easily accessed. There is a bookshop and information corners to occupy until the next tour . Excellent staff who are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Bernoise
Reviewed 16 October 2017

It's a guided tour. Best inform before. We where Lucky to arrive on the good moment. The story of this place is very well explanded step by step. A must have seen.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank KoenKarine
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Visited here today a really touching and emotional visit. It is a must if you are in the region,did not realise just what it was like for them and the poor people of arras.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank barbiehatch
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here as part of a leger battlefield tour. This is the second time I've been here and still amazes me. Well with having a look if you are in the area. Just to see how the troops lived down here before the battle of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Pompeyjones
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Evocative of the lost soldiers far from home. Very personal and powerful. Blends beautifully with the tour of the caves and tunnels.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Ray B
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Guided tours are available on sundays. Booking will not be necessary if your arrive early in the day
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