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Atlantic Wall Museum

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Ostend 8400, Belgium
+32 59 70 22 85
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Well-preserved piece of WWII

This is an amazing piece of history! The emplacements are well preserved and the museum curators... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Phlegmish
via mobile
World war two guns

Audio guided tour with headphones. Plenty of world war two heavy artillery and other guns and... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
rayrest
via mobile
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  • Average3%
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“atlantic wall” (88 reviews)
“audio guide” (43 reviews)
“world war” (19 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Ostend 8400, Belgium
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+32 59 70 22 85
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing piece of history! The emplacements are well preserved and the museum curators are knowledgeable and helpful. Our only complaint is the difficulty finding the museum as there is a dearth of signs directing one to the museum’s entrance. We noticed the...More

Thank Phlegmish
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Audio guided tour with headphones. Plenty of world war two heavy artillery and other guns and equipment around on display. Great museum, totally recommend.

Thank rayrest
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This museum has a large number of artillery pieces, anti aircraft and heavy guns. The tour is done through using headphones which can be tuned into most European languages.

Thank Will24071957
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

A WONDERFUL WWII museum, with impressive bunkers. We enjoyed a lot. There's is place to park outside.

Thank monicalafont
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Found it difficult to find to start with as was off the beaten track One exhibit was not open and currently being sorted out Glad I went found it interesting

Thank Mike A
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Most interesting and factual. A bit hard to find when coming from Ostend on the tram; a hike over the sand dune.

Thank CamRanhBay
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

The site is a former fortified place built by the Germans during WW 2. A path is guiding you through the different bunkers and buildings in the dunes in front of the sea, nearby Ostend. Beside the very clean buildings, you also see the guns...More

Thank Kris S
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Very interesting display. Earphones are supplied and you can listen to a guided talk in any language you wish. Anyone interested in the 2nd world war this is a must see.

Thank 223Will57
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

During the two world wars, the Germans feared an invasion across the Channel. So just to make sure, they fortified the whole North Sea Coast. Most of the fortifications have now been demolished to make room for other walls : high-rise buildings with apartments. But...More

Thank JPGuillaume
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

A great place to see how the Germans built the Atlantic Wall. Plenty to see and much more than expected. Well worth the visit.

Thank bobby-kinsuk
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denise g
26 February 2018|
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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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