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101 Airborne Museum Le Mess - Bastogne

Avenue de la Gare 11, Bastogne 6600, Belgium
+32 61 50 12 00
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Great experience

The whole museum is great, but our favorite part was the basement. It was so realistic, but maybe a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Layla6666
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Houston, Texas
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Excellent collection of artefacts and memorable experience

This is a relatively small museum but is crammed full of artefacts relating to the Battle of the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
ItsJCB
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Laren, The Netherlands
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“bomb shelter” (45 reviews)
“air raid” (18 reviews)
“old building” (5 reviews)
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Avenue de la Gare 11, Bastogne 6600, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole museum is great, but our favorite part was the basement. It was so realistic, but maybe a little scary for children under 5 ish.

Thank Layla6666
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is a relatively small museum but is crammed full of artefacts relating to the Battle of the Bulge and especially the US forces. The various displays and many recreated scenes are very well executed. Many photos bring it to life. The bomb shelter is...More

Thank ItsJCB
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Found this museum far more interesting than the War Museum. Outstanding wax figures throughout the museum. As others have stated, be sure to go into the basement and sit through the air raid simulation. Phenomenal.

Thank Cody J
Reviewed 24 October 2017

An engaging museum which held the attention of all our party of six, adults and teenagers alike. It documents the contribution of the American 101st Airborne in resisting the last German counteroffensive of WW2 on the Western front. The dioramas are compellingly realistic and convey...More

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Plan at least an hour for your visit. Great window box displays with plenty of interesting items to look at. Great photos allover the place as well. Has a basement "simulation" of a bombing. Really good.

Thank PennStateTim_24
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Great museum in the heart of Bastogne. Some fantastic displays well constructed, with loads of items and collections from the war. Never seemed to get really busy, but if you've got a couple of hours free and have an interest in the Battle of the...More

Thank craice
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

This museum was by far the most realistic I have ever seen. Frank ( the owner ) was most gracious to take extra time with our 2 boys to explain some of the soldiers gear to them and even bough examples out to help educate...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Great museum with personal effects & memorabilia from the soldiers who fought in the battle here. The simulated bombing raid in the basement certainly makes you think about what people went through.

Thank nevster2014
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Well worth a visit if you are in Bastogne. Plenty of exhibits and good value for money. Check out the 'Bastogne experience' in the cellar which gives a great recreation of life during the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a fantastic museum with a ton of information and artifacts from the war. The displays are interesting and well designed. You could probably spend 2 hours max here. The bomb shelter experience is unforgettable.

Thank Skurj
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Barrett C
3 June 2015|
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Response from vminelli | Reviewed this property |
The museum it self is very small. But I took a day to see around so. There is a lot to see and visit.
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