If the Porte de Trèves, standing majestically in the centre of the traffic, is unavoidable, few people know that it has had roles as diverse as the ramparts of Bastogne, a prison and even a guesthouse. Elsewhere in the town, and on the periphery, the memory of the Second World War is omnipresent.

  • The Musée en Piconrue and the Maison des Légendes: two fascinating museums in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    The Musée en Piconrue and the Maison des Légendes: two fascinating museums in Bastogne

    These two museums, at the very heart of Bastogne, will reveal the magic of the Ardenne traditions and culture, from the ethnographic heritage to religious craft.
  • Bastogne Barracks - a fascinating WW2 interpretation centre
    Bastogne

    Bastogne Barracks - a fascinating WW2 interpretation centre

    The former US headquarters set up by legendary General McAuliffe in December 1944 is now a WW2 interpretation centre.
  • Bastogne War Museum: a WW2 commemorative centre
    Bastogne

    Bastogne War Museum: a WW2 commemorative centre

    This cultural centre, dedicated to the second world war, offers an incredible immersion into the Battle of the Bulge. 4 characters, civilians and soldiers, guide the visitors through the galleries, sharing their story as they go along. An interactive, modern presentation sure to wow children and adults alike.
  • Animalaine: a living museum dedicated to wool in Bastogne
    Discover the Living Wool Museum and Animalaine Animal Park in Bastogne
    Bastogne

    Animalaine: a living museum dedicated to wool in Bastogne

    Located in Bastogne (Ardenne), this interactive museum offers a wealth of information on wool, and forgotten trades.