Bastogne War Museum in the Belgian Ardennes

The Bastogne War Museum is the main museum of the famous Battle of the Bulge. This battle took place during World War II in the Ardennes in Belgium and Luxembourg. At that time the Americans in Bastogne were surrounded by the German army. During more than 5 weeks in extreme weather conditions both sides suffered severe casualties. 

Museum in Belgian Ardennes about the Battle of the Bulge

The museum shows the life of four characters before, during and after the occupation. It uses the latest techniques in the field of audio and video and makes you relive the past as a visitor. By means of scenevisions you get a good picture of how the war played out for the 4 characters. The museum also displays materials from private and public collections. This includes documents, weapons and uniforms, but also utensils belonging to citizens of Bastogne. 

Museum in Belgian Ardennes about the Battle of the Bulge

Bastogne War Museum is located next to the Mardasson Memorial. This monument was erected to honor the memory of the American soldiers killed, wounded or missing during the Battle of the Bulge.

Location: Colline du Mardasson 5, 6600 Bastogne, Belgium.

Museum in Belgian Ardennes about the Battle of the Bulge

Museum in Belgian Ardennes about the Battle of the Bulge

Museum in Belgian Ardennes about the Battle of the Bulge

Museum in Belgian Ardennes about the Battle of the Bulge

Museum in Belgian Ardennes about the Battle of the Bulge



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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of 5 from Belgium. We love travelling and discovering new places in Europe. I hope we can inspire you for your holiday in Europe. Have a look at our destinations so far and feel free to ask any additional info of the places we visited.

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