Bastogne War Museum, Bastogne

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#1 of 171 in Museums in Wallonia
Must see · Military Museum · History Museum
Gain a better understanding of World War II in Belgium at Bastogne War Museum, where artifacts are laid out like artwork in large galleries. A modern building houses the remnants of battles, such as weapons and uniforms, as well as photos and documents. Other displays recreate areas where battles, press conferences, speeches, and even espionage took place. These theatrical spaces include lighting and sound, helping to immerse you in the history. Multimedia film and mixed audio that reconstructs that sounds of war bring the stories to life. The attraction is next to the Mardasson Memorial, so consider stopping there as part of your tour of the area. Buy tickets when you arrive and take your time with each exhibit; the musuem is rarely crowded. A visit to Bastogne War Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bastogne vacation maker app to plot your vacation.
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  • In the Bastogne War Museum there is an array of items related to the Battle of the Bulge (Bataille des Ardennes) and to the Second World War in general. There one can see tanks and other weapons used....  more »
  • Our family has gone here multiple times. It is a great WWII museum to experience, especially during their yearly celebration.  more »
  • What an amazing place. They have Sensoren in your language earphones which provide the perspective of four different people who lived or were in Bastogne during The Battle of the Bulge. One was a US.....  more »
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  • As a Marine, I was still VERY impressed with this historic and accurate memorial to the brave men who defended the region against the Germans. I just happened to visit on the 75th anniversary and was so very impressed with the museum and folks who worked there. Being a "Band of Brothers" fanatic, this was a very emotional day for me which will last for my lifetime!
  • Absolutely awesome experience. Staff is super friendly. Museum is very clean and modern. Storyline through the eyes of 4 characters is brilliant. Loved it.
  • A unique place, nice museum, a WWII landmark
  • One of the best museums I have visited. Highly recommended. Entrance fee is €14.
  • Such an amazing memorial a must see when in Belgium.

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