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Fort Eben-Emael

Rue du Fort 40, Eben-Emael 4690, Belgium
+32 4 286 28 61
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Fascinating!

Had the pleasure of a guided tour around this fort a few weeks ago. Fantastic guide who really went... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
zeroenclave
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Kent, United Kingdom
Excellent tour

Really good tour with a great volunteer guide. Don’t forget cash only. Limited opening hours but... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
GavinHWhitstable
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Whitstable
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“guided tour” (9 reviews)
“great visit” (5 reviews)
“their website” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Rue du Fort 40, Eben-Emael 4690, Belgium
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+32 4 286 28 61
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the pleasure of a guided tour around this fort a few weeks ago. Fantastic guide who really went the extra mile to tell the story of this Fort. Even after the lengthy tour, I still felt like I could go back and see even...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Really good tour with a great volunteer guide. Don’t forget cash only. Limited opening hours but very flexible if you are a group. For food and drink afterwards I recommend the watermill next to the fort car park - Moulin Loverix.

Thank GavinHWhitstable
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Dear GavinHWhitstable, Thanks for your review and sharing your experience with others. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Truly awesome museum to visit, and a part of history that is often full of intrigue and misinformation.. Guided tour was very informative.

Thank Jaco N
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Dear Jaco N, Thank you for the great rating and your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

The Fort is a very impressive structure and the tour is amazing. The story as told by Mark, the volonteer guide makes one re-think the meaning of a war, a army and its impact on the mankind. The almost pointless spend of close to 1B...More

Thank rcharit
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Dear rcharit, Thank you very much for your good review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Great visit with a lot of significant history. The guides were excellent and I would recommend to everyone.

Thank David T
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear David T, Very sorry for the late reaction. Thank you very much for the 5 star rating and the recommendation to visit our fort.

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We did the guided tour and where realy amazed. The fort is huge! Our guide was realy enthusiastic and knew every interesting detail of the fort. Besides the fort itself, there is also a little museum in the fort which is equally very interesting. An...More

Thank Jan530
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Dear Jan530 Sorry for the very late reaction, but thank you very, very much for the great 5-stars rating.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in History and World War 2 this authenthic bunker complex/fortress is a must-see. Easy and sufficient free parking, interesting museum and guided tours with experts for just €8 per person. All guides are volunteers and show their passion throughout the 2-3...More

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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Dear Erdna S, Thank you for visit and sharing this great rating. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for mentioning that all our guides are volunteers.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

A group of volunteers, local residents, who are very enthusiastic about their history and this edifice specifically, are there to give guided tours in Dutch, English, German and French. We were lucky to follow a tour given by a young history teacher, who seems to...More

Thank irinalk
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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Dear Irinalk Thank you for sharing your 5-stars feedback. We have informed your guide, Bart, about your lovely comments and we are glad you enjoyed the visit.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Fantastic tour of a very interesting Fort. What a great history lesson for the whole family. All of the tour guides are extremely friendly, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and helpful.our tour was about one and a half hours, with an additional self guided tour for another hour...More

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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear TomundJo, Thank you for sharing your feedback and for the friendly words to our tour guides.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Great place to visit. We had pleasure to walk through the fortress corridors with fine guide - sorry but at the moment unable to remember his name (big, bearded, english-speaking man). I would sincerely propose, to take a guided tour, as this enables to enter...More

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Fort-Eben-Emael, Public Relations Manager at Fort Eben-Emael, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Dear Profes79, Thank you very much for your great comments. We hope to see you soon again. You are very welcome.

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hinckly
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Response from Fort-Eben-Emael | Property representative |
Sorry for the late answer. Holiday, etc ... From Brussels take the train to Liège and then to Visé. In Visé you can take a bus (company TEC) to the bus station of Bassenge (TEC company - busline 16). From there take the bus... More
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