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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

Royal Military Museum:
National Memorial of Fort Breendonk:
Trench of death (Dixmude):
  • Opening hours:
    • High season (from 1 April untill 15 November)
      • Open every day from 10 a.m. till 6 p.m.
    • Low season (from 16 November untill 31 March)
      • Open on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. till 4 p.m.
      • Closed from 25 December untill 3 January
  • booking.dodengang@warheritage.be or 051/50 53 44
  • Booking of a guide upon request through the Dixmude tourism services: mailto:toerisme@stad.diksmuide.be or +32 (0) 51 51 91 46
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.: (last entry 3pm)
    • June, July, August et September : from Wednesday to Sunday
    • October and November: weekends
    • Fall break : from 3 till 7 November
    • 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):
  • Opening hours:

    • High season (from 1 April untill 15 November)
      • Open Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
    • Low season (from 16 November untill 31 March)
      • Open on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
      • Closed from 25 December untill 3 January
  • Guided tours are mandatory for groups.

  • toerisme@heuvelland.be or 057/45 04 55

  • Guided tours: toerisme@heuvelland.be of +32 (0) 57 45 04 55

  • By appointment only, open on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 to 16:45 for private guided tours, for schools accompanied by a teacher and for groups accompanied by a supervisor.


Remarks: The opening hours and days mentioned above may change depending on the evolution of the Covid pandemic. T&D Security will of course be notified. Depending on special events, the sites may exceptionally be closed or opened at the discretion of the War Heritage Institute. T&D Security will of course be notified.

⚠️ Last updated: November 18, 2021