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“In a town full of attractions, this is the only one you NEED.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bastogne Barracks

Bastogne Barracks
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Bastogne
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“In a town full of attractions, this is the only one you NEED.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

We found this through TA, and thought, hell, why not? We have all done our fair share of museums, tours, trips etc. and it is possible to get a little jaded. No chance here. Our deepest thanks to Sgt Joel Denis for his courtesy, knowledge and unflagging enthusiasm. Two hours just disappeared, like, gone! A huge thank you to Belgium (feels odd thanking a state!) for doing this. Most museums are reasonably priced and I have no complaints there, but this is a gift to any visitors who are interested in the events of '44. The fact that no charge is levied is a bonus, hopefully this will continue.

I could wax lyrical but I'll spare you all. If you have the time, take this tour, I cannot conceive of a universe in which you would be dissappointed.

Joel, je vous remercie de votre temps et de courtoisie.

Visited July 2014
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Argyle, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
“WOW!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

The history of the buildings! The vehicles! The stories! And the enthusiasm and passion for the subject shown by our very personable and knowledgeable guide, Joel....This was outstanding.

Visited July 2014
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Dacula, Georgia
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great tour...and it's FREE!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

This was a fantastic tour led by a Belgium soldier. He told stories of what happened there, led us around the displays and allowed us to tour to our hearts content all of the amazing vehicles that the Barracks maintains. All for free. What an amazing experience!

Visited May 2014
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Florida
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160 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“A fitting tribute to our heroes!!!!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

What a feeling of pride in our veterans and a wonderful way to honor them!!
RONNY,our guide,who is in the Belgium military,was so informative and great..
We learned so much and the weaponry, reenactments,and stories were wonderful. So nice of Belgium to honor the veterans..When we were there,a group of veterans from the Battle of the Bulge,were visiting the barracks. The Barracks took their pictures and gave them a framed copy of "Nuts!" Speech. Not a dry eye in the room.

Visited June 2014
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Indiana
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“The tank collection is incredible...”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

The collection and staff of this museum are incredible. They took the time to show my son around extensively. The collection of Allied armor is impressive. From what we understood there is more to come as well as they have 18 individuals restoring old armor for the museum on a full time basis. We will be back...

Visited June 2014
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