• Exhibition
  • Demonstration

The Bastogne War Museum is fully devoted to World War 2 in Belgium. In December, this cultural centre will commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in the region and saw the city besieged by German troops.

The Nuts weekend

A famous word in Bastogne. Three days after the Germans began their advance on Bastogne, US General Anthony McAuliffe established an emergency HQ at the Bastogne Barracks.

The Germans, encircling the town, sent a message demanding surrender. McAuliffe’s response was short but clear: “Nuts!”. The commemorations decided to pay homage to this great military man...

A program rich in history

The many events planned will, of course, focus on the 1940-1945 period and features:

  • A book and historical document fair
  • Historical re-enactments
  • WW2 veterans
  • Light and sound show on the Mardasson memorial

 

COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited from Wednesday 27 January to Monday 1 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.

Event planned for the month of December 2021 (1)


(1) Dates and programme may be subject to change.

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