War Heritage Institute

The War Heritage Institute sites extend their opening hours or reopen their doors

From 1 July onwards

the Royal Museum of the Army will be open
  • from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • the Arcades, the Antarctic space and the Russian collections will be accessible again
  • mandatory reservation via: [email protected] or 02/737 78 33 (during opening hours)
  • possibility of guided tours by reservation (at the latest 3 weeks before the chosen date) via : [email protected].
the National Memorial of the Fort of Breendonk will be open:
  • from Wednesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • mandatory reservation via: [email protected] or 03/860 75 25
  • possibility of guided tours by reservation (groups of 15 people maximum) via: [email protected]
the Trench of Death (Dixmude) will be open:
  • every day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • mandatory reservation via: [email protected] or 051/50 53 44

From 1 July onwards, the Kemmelberg (Heuvelland), Gunfire (Brasschaat) and Bastogne Barracks (Bastogne) sites will reopen their doors to the public.

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.
  • groups can visit the site by appointment on the other days of the week.
  • the cafeteria will be open, but hygiene and distance regulations must be observed.
  • mandatory reservation via: [email protected]
Bastogne Barracks/large hall vehicles WWII (Bastogne)
  • free visits from Wednesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (no guided visits possible)
  • mandatory reservation via [email protected]
Command bunker Kemmelberg (Heuvelland)