Atlantic Wall Museum, Ostend

4.7
Admire the preserved World War I and II fortifications in their original condition at Atlantic Wall Museum. The Atlantic wall was a defense system built mostly by the Nazis during World War II to protect against the Allied forces. The museum's portion of the wall includes 2 km (1.24 mi) of trenches and 60 bunkers. Exhibits include World War II propaganda, dioramas, and photographs, as well as a cinema that screens documentaries. There are also activities for children including a treasure hunt through the museum. Be prepared for a lot of walking, as this museum covers a lot of ground, and be sure to bring an umbrella rain is in the forecase, as many of the museum's focal elements are outdoors. Work out when and for how long to visit Atlantic Wall Museum and other Ostend attractions using our handy Ostend travel route planner.
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  • From Ostend you can walk to the Atlantic Wall along the promenade (which takes about 90 minutes), or there's also a coastal tram, which stops just outside. The Atlantic Wall is an open-air military.....  more »
  • Great historic place of a part of the Atlantik Wall of World War 2 in combination with a nice nature walk.  more »
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  • Great history! Lots of work done to keep it viewable. Disappointed by the WWI area that was added. Many things are blocked off, not sure for renovations or something else. The guide arrows were ok, but some were misleading and some non-existent. Hope next time is better. Still had a good time.
  • Amazingly well preserved and cared for. Excellent exhibit of the Atlantic wall.

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