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Atlantic Wall Museum

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Aborted visit!

Well we tried to visit but was told to use tram from Ostend to Raversyde. IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY IN... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
clairea273
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Brighstone, United Kingdom
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Great museum

It is a very nice museum for those interested in WW2 history. You see a lot of the remaining parts... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
Omar E
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Ostend 8400, Belgium
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Well we tried to visit but was told to use tram from Ostend to Raversyde. IF YOU HAVE DIFFICULTY IN WALKING DO NOT GO BY TRAM!! Catch bus 69 from Ostend station to the museum. Also website said open on the Sunday but no answer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

It is a very nice museum for those interested in WW2 history. You see a lot of the remaining parts of the atlantic wall and how was the life in it during the war.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Omar E
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Only by visiting a place like this will one grasp the enormity of the works that oppressive regimes did (and to a point still do) when trying to protect their territory. The vastness of tunnel network along this coast and the sheer enormity of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

We approached by tram. Ensure you check the website which stop to use, then cross over the road and use the steps to cross the dune down the edge of the site enclosure and then take a left on the road running parallel to the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rob B
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Outdoor museum for anyone interested in WW2. The car park is poorly signposted but don’t give up it’s worth a visit. Discover the site at your own pace included in the admission is an audio guide.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is fantastic experience highly informative. Well worth a visit and fantastic value .Easy parking although not so easy to find the car park initially.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I very much enjoyed my first visit there 20 years ago. As late as last week their website said Battery Achen, the WWI battery, was shut for restoration, but would reopen on the 15th of September, so I planned my holiday to see it then....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I went today. I have disability issues from combat. When I think of museums, I think of buildings made to display artifacts, but this is the real deal. Nothing is fake. As we climb those steps, we realize the Germans and the capturing Canadian troops...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Must see for every person interested in history especially in wwii. The site is marked with yellow arrows which allows one to follow the path through tunnels and bunkers. Would absolutely recommend seeing it!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank almeidaj2017
Reviewed September 6, 2018

This is great place to visit as you get to go for a walk in a relatively natural area with nice views of the English Channel and you get educated about the WI and WII defenses that the Germans constructed along the Belgium coast. You...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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denise g
February 25, 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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K Geo L
May 30, 2016|
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Response from Bruno V | Reviewed this property |
Check at : triple w dot raversyde dot be slash en
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May 30, 2016|
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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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