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Blockhaus at Eperlecques

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Address: 62910 Eperlecques, France
Phone Number: 321884422
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Full Day Tour of WW2 in Northern France, the Atlantic Wall ,V1 and V2 launching...

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Really bring home the extent of terror unleashed on England!

Well Worth Visit! We were impressed with this place which really educated us in the immense effort the Germans of World War One went to in their effort to conquer England and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well Worth Visit! We were impressed with this place which really educated us in the immense effort the Germans of World War One went to in their effort to conquer England and also how they failed in their attempt!! Don't Miss!!

Thank Marrach6476
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't know how many times I have been through this part of France and never knew this was here. Saw a leaflet in the IBIS Coquelles so decided to take a look on our way to Bruges, So glad we did because its a gob smackingly eerie eye opener. Damaged by UK bombing raids, a large part of it still... More 

Thank NickyMull
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

About 30 minutes from Calais and if you are planning on seeing WW2 history no better place to start. It is not easy to find went down some very narrow back lanes, but when you walk around and come face to face with the mass of concrete that housed such destruction and see the little damage that we were able... More 

Thank Jill F
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited whilst on a motorbike tour of wartime sites, we were given a warm welcome and shown to the dedicated bike park. The exhibits that are positioned in the woodland are very interesting but when you reach the Blockhaus prepare to be astounded, being able to go inside some of the building made my visit. Dont forget to listen to... More 

Thank Paul C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting historic site, with good explanations all the way round via an address system which you activate by pressing your language button. Very thought provoking and quite sad when you see the size of the facility and understand the background of how it was constructed and the purpose it served. An excellent reminder of why we should never let... More 

Thank lizziel25
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited after going to La Coupole just down the road, this is a very interesting and amazing place that is well worth a visit, good value for money also

Thank Kev M
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you arrive at the Blockhaus, you will probably be worried that your journey may not have been worth it. The last part of your journey (from whichever direction you try) will probably have involved some "interesting" minor roads. The car park is usually no more than half full. There is a van selling frites and very good (and very... More 

Thank johnGerrardsCross
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fellow camper recommended we visit the Blockhaus. It was easy to get to and well sign posted. Reasonably priced for a family of 4 at €22. As you meander through the woods taking in information along the way the trees clear and the magnitude of the building hits you. Our children aged 15 and 6 were amazed at the... More 

Thank Gail H
Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to visit to see what we had only read about. The Blockhaus is an imposing structure and awesome to behold. The various commentary points on the way round are very informative and help you to understand how dangerous the V1 & V2 rockets were in WW2.

Thank Denis H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Impressive museum just over the French border: a lot of information, but brought in a very interesting way. I have never been in a more striking installation of the trains to concentration/work/extermination camps as here... I would highly recommend this whole museum to everybody who is in the neighbourhood. It is worth every cent to visit.

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