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This small museum is a wonderful tribute to the soldiers of the 101st who held the line at Bastogne at a crucial moment in WW2.
The artefacts are mostly personal to those who fought, which makes it a more personal experience.
Spread over three floors,...More
With its all too realistic wax figures that couldn't look more human, original artifacts from the war, interesting information and the bomb shelter simulation, you really feel like you've stepped into a time machine. I would, however, advise that people take caution with the bomb...More
Now been there quite a lot of times and still love visiting it, my favorite being of course the shelter as you really have a pretty close idea what the civilians went thru when the Luftwaffe started bombing Bastogne
As for the collection, focuses mainly...More
They show and tell the WWII Airborne story at Bastogne the best. A MUST see for anyone, even none WWII & Aiborne people! Great artificats, maps, bomb shelter- amazing place in historical setting. They are what a museum should be! You feel the Airborne &...More
Went to this museum not thinking it would be too much, but were very surprised at how wonderful it was. It was perhaps one of the best done in the area. The mannequins in the diarama were so very lifelike that I expected them to...More
If you can visit only one museum in Bastogne, well, this is yours! The quality of the philological reenactment is absolute and the sorrounding experience of the bombardment in the basement is rather better than the Blitz Experience in the London Imperial War Museum! Last...More
This museum has all original stuff and is packed with very realistic dioramas. Take caution with young children In the basement, there is a hospital exhibit and a close combat fighting exhibit that can be disturbing. I recommend going into the simulated bomb shelter. I...More
Great place packed to the rafters with exhibits relating to the experiences of the 101st airborne during the battle of the bulge. This place has to be at the top of the list for anyone visiting Bastogne.