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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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Love this one! Many things to see

Just came back from the Bastogne museum and discovered this gem. It is small but very nice. Many... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Laurens S
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Bomb Shelter Experience

This museum highlights the 101st Airborne as the name implies. They were an amazing group of men... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dee O
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bomb shelter” (46 reviews)
“air raid” (19 reviews)
“bombing raid” (6 reviews)
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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 6 days ago via mobile

Just came back from the Bastogne museum and discovered this gem. It is small but very nice. Many things to see. Staff was really friendly. Would have been 5* if i could pay for the memorabilia by card. Those could only be done in cash....More

Thank Laurens S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum highlights the 101st Airborne as the name implies. They were an amazing group of men who sacrificed so much. Their memorabilia is displayed and they also have created a very realistic bomb shelter for visitors to experience. Very realistic!!

Thank Dee O
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

This museum is located in an old villa and is rather small. However it is very well organised and has numerous unique displays.

Thank Roger J
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

On tour with ww2 Museum; our guide had arranged to visit and we thoroughly enjoyed seeing this museum; I would highly recommend it.

Thank enochs
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 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.

Thank Carltonsw
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 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 29 May 2018

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 28 May 2018

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 28 May 2018

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

Thank BobIvey633
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

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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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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