Bastogne War Museum, Bastogne

4.5
#1 of 170 in Museums in Wallonia
Gain a better understanding of World War II in Belgium at Bastogne War Museum, where artifacts are laid out like artwork in large galleries. A modern building houses the remnants of battles, such as weapons and uniforms, as well as photos and documents. Other displays recreate areas where battles, press conferences, speeches, and even espionage took place. These theatrical spaces include lighting and sound, helping to immerse you in the history. Multimedia film and mixed audio that reconstructs that sounds of war bring the stories to life. The attraction is next to the Mardasson Memorial, so consider stopping there as part of your tour of the area. Buy tickets when you arrive and take your time with each exhibit; the musuem is rarely crowded. A visit to Bastogne War Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bastogne vacation maker app to plot your vacation.
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  • We visited some 10 years ago this museum which in the meantime has undergone a very positive metamorphosis: modern, interactive, compelling, a story telling... Nice were the characters who came back during the whole tour. Really recommended!
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  • The audio device you receive on entry activates in the proximity of a given display. The entire exhibition revolves around the personal stories of four people you meet at the start. As a veteran (Viet...  more »
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  • Been there twice now. Great way to do a museum. You see different aspects and views of the battle instead of it being one sided. Makes you really get a feel for how everyone felt. The theaters are amazing as well, don't skip them. Place is always clean, and staff is very friendly.
  • Amazing museum. It definitely represents the story of Bastogne and other towns near it, very well. The audio tour is a bit over the top because it presents a lot of information, maybe a bit too much. The interactive show in the middle of the tour was amazing and very instructive.
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