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What to expect
  • Welcome by your guide.
  • A short video covering the dramatic events during the attack on the fort on 10 May 1940.
  • The underground barracks: the cool shed, the machine room, the showers, the commander’s office, the quarters of the officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers, the officer’s mess, the infirmary and the operating theatre.
  • The museum: the preparations for and execution of the German attack on the fort and the 3 bridges crossing the Albert Canal north of the fort.
  • The glider DFS-230. A worldwide unique, original specimen, comprised out of the wreckages of two aircrafts. The cockpit and instrument panel are from the same aircraft
  • A short introduction to the immense tunnel system of the fort.
  • On site briefing on the large explosion at the bottom of the staircase of an artillery casemate
  • A walk through part of the immense tunnel system of the fort including a visit to the battle command post, fire direction centres, radio room and telephone switchboard.
  • A longer walk through the immense tunnel system of the fort including a visit to the battle command post, fire direction centres, radio room, telephone switchboard and one of the artillery casemates.
  • Climb approximately 100 steps to get to the gun battery of the casemate.
Information on the reservation request

All tours can be booked on any day, with an exemption for the Mondays and days marked as closed on the fort website.
Reservations are taken from 8 months till 10 days in advance.
Your reservation request will be confirmed by our secretariat as soon as possible.

Price and terms

Private visit Family & Friends (up to 15 participants)

  • Flat rate 150,- €, guide included.

Group visit (from 15 participants)

  • the starting price is 150,- € guide included,
  • from the 16th participant, there is a surcharge of 10, – € per additional participant,
  • per additional guide: € 20. The number of guides depends on the type of tour and the number of participants.