Come and discover the fort!
Duration of the tour is 1h15 to 1h30.
Consider wearing a sweater and closed shoes.
A visit to the fort takes the children outside the walls of the school, and introduces them to the history of the region.
The guide will take the children on an educational discovery walk through the underground fortress in order to discover the stories of the fort and its soldiers.
If time and weather conditions permit, we will end the tour with a short outdoor walk.
A practical journey into history!
A visit to the Fort of Eben-Emael provides an excellent opportunity for a practical history lesson, away from the traditional classroom. Discover an important part of world war II’s and 20th century’s history in this underground fort. The students get, helped by the guide’s stories, a clear picture of the tragic events that took place in this location.
The Fort of Eben-Emael brings history to life in a very concrete and active way.
A 2-hour guided visit and tour.
The underground barracks, a part of the corridor system, the command post, an artillery casemate and more than 100 stairs to the cannon room of the artillery casemate.
A 3-hour guided visit and tour.
The underground barracks, a part of the corridor system, the command post, an artillery casemate and more than 100 stairs to the cannon room of an artillery casemate.
Followed by a visit to the upper plateau where the attack took place.
The underground barracks are heated. The tunnel system has a constant temperature of 11°C. Consider wearing a sweater and closed shoes.
A school visit is possible on every day of the week other than Mondays and a number of days marked as closed on the fort calendar.
It is possible to book a visit from 8 months till 10 days prior to the date of your visit.
All reservations will be processed as soon as possible by our booking office. We do although need some time to match a guide to your visit.