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Fort Eben-Emael

Rue du Fort 40, Eben-Emael 4690, Belgium
+32 4 286 28 61
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Good Tour!

We just did the tour knowing that there would not be an English speaking guide. There were some... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
twinmomks
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Visit as part of a battlefield tour

Revolution in military affairs. Fort Eben-Emael was captured by Nazi Germany in a few hours using... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2018
John J
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“guided tour” (10 reviews)
“great visit” (5 reviews)
“their website” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rue du Fort 40, Eben-Emael 4690, Belgium
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+32 4 286 28 61
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just did the tour knowing that there would not be an English speaking guide. There were some guides that did speak English but, We didn't get one. That was a real bummer.. Our guide was very long winded about what he was telling us...More

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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Twinmonks, Thank you for sharing your feedback. I am sorry to hear that you were a little bit disappointed about your guide but still enjoyed the tour. I can assure you that we constantly try to improve and are thankful for any feedback and...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Revolution in military affairs. Fort Eben-Emael was captured by Nazi Germany in a few hours using tactics and equipment considered science fiction by its enemies a mere day before (hollow-point & air approach by glider). Worth a visit!

1  Thank John J
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear John J Thank you for your visit and the 5 stars ranking.

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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Had the pleasure of a guided tour around this fort a few weeks ago. Fantastic guide who really went the extra mile to tell the story of this Fort. Even after the lengthy tour, I still felt like I could go back and see even...More

1  Thank zeroenclave
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you for visit and sharing this great rating. Kind regards

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Really good tour with a great volunteer guide. Don’t forget cash only. Limited opening hours but very flexible if you are a group. For food and drink afterwards I recommend the watermill next to the fort car park - Moulin Loverix.

1  Thank GavinHWhitstable
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Dear GavinHWhitstable, Thanks for your review and sharing your experience with others. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Truly awesome museum to visit, and a part of history that is often full of intrigue and misinformation.. Guided tour was very informative.

Thank Jaco N
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Dear Jaco N, Thank you for the great rating and your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

The Fort is a very impressive structure and the tour is amazing. The story as told by Mark, the volonteer guide makes one re-think the meaning of a war, a army and its impact on the mankind. The almost pointless spend of close to 1B...More

1  Thank rcharit
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2018

Dear rcharit, Thank you very much for your good review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

Great visit with a lot of significant history. The guides were excellent and I would recommend to everyone.

1  Thank David T
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Dear David T, Very sorry for the late reaction. Thank you very much for the 5 star rating and the recommendation to visit our fort.

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

We did the guided tour and where realy amazed. The fort is huge! Our guide was realy enthusiastic and knew every interesting detail of the fort. Besides the fort itself, there is also a little museum in the fort which is equally very interesting. An...More

Thank Jan530
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

Dear Jan530 Sorry for the very late reaction, but thank you very, very much for the great 5-stars rating.

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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in History and World War 2 this authenthic bunker complex/fortress is a must-see. Easy and sufficient free parking, interesting museum and guided tours with experts for just €8 per person. All guides are volunteers and show their passion throughout the 2-3...More

1  Thank Erdna S
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Dear Erdna S, Thank you for visit and sharing this great rating. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for mentioning that all our guides are volunteers.

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

A group of volunteers, local residents, who are very enthusiastic about their history and this edifice specifically, are there to give guided tours in Dutch, English, German and French. We were lucky to follow a tour given by a young history teacher, who seems to...More

1  Thank irinalk
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2017

Dear Irinalk Thank you for sharing your 5-stars feedback. We have informed your guide, Bart, about your lovely comments and we are glad you enjoyed the visit.

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hinckly
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Response from Fort-Eben-Emael | Property representative |
Sorry for the late answer. Holiday, etc ... From Brussels take the train to Liège and then to Visé. In Visé you can take a bus (company TEC) to the bus station of Bassenge (TEC company - busline 16). From there take the bus... More
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