War Heritage Institute

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Book your visit

Dear visitors,

The War Heritage Institute sites are once again open to the public and adapt their timetables

Reservation is mandatory, either by email or by phone (during opening hours):

Royal Military Museum:
National Memorial of Fort Breendonk:
  • Opening days: from Monday through Sunday
  • School period: from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
  • Weekends and holidays: from 9.30 a.m. till 5.30 p.m.
  • booking.breendonk@warheritage.be
  • Possibility of guided tours by reservation (children and school only) via: booking@breendonk.be
  • 03/860 75 25
Trench of death (Dixmude):
  • Tuesday and Thursday
  • School period: from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
  • Weekends and holidays: from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.
  • booking.dodengang@warheritage.be or 051/50 53 44
  • Booking of a guide upon request (children and school only) through the Dixmude tourism services: mailto:toerisme@diksmuide.be or +32 (0)51 79 30 50
Gunfire (Brasschaat):
  • Accessible on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for individual visitors and the 2nd and 3rd Sunday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • booking.gunfire@warheritage.be
Bastogne Barracks (Bastogne):
  • Opening days, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.:
    • May: from Thursday 13/05 to Sunday 16/05; 22/05 and 23/05; 29/05 and 30/05
    • June, July, August et September : from Wednesday to Sunday
    • October and November: weekends
    • December: weekend of 11/12 and 12/12
  • Group events and guided tours are suspended for the time being
  • booking.bastogne@warheritage.be
Command bunker Kemmelberg (Heuvelland):

Following measures will however have to be observed once again:

  • Ticket purchases can only be settled electronically;
  • Wearing a mask is mandatory, both in public spaces and in open air;
  • Group events and guided tours for adults are suspended for the time being;
  • The Documentation Centre is accessible upon reservation: www.klm-mra.be

The health and security measures are still applicable as well. It goes without saying that the War Heritage Institute meticulously follows all National Security Council guidelines in order to provide everyone with an opportunity to safely dive into History.

⚠️ Last updated: May 10, 2021