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We went to Breendonk memorial and spent a couple of hours there. It is a moving memorial to the... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Brunswick, Maine
Belgium Holiday trip..

If you are into world war II history and if the dark side of the Nazi amry is of interest to you... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
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Brandstraat 57, Willebroek 2830, Belgium
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

We went to Breendonk memorial and spent a couple of hours there. It is a moving memorial to the vicitms of the Nazi regime.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

If you are into world war II history and if the dark side of the Nazi amry is of interest to you, then this visit is a chilling reminder of some of the atrocities that took place behind the barbed wire and in the dampened...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Went along with my Belgian cousin who lives locally. He'd already been to Auschwitz and warned us that this would be far more impressive, direct and less commercial. I think he must probably have been right. Took us a good 2.5 to 3 hours to...More

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We visited Breendonk concentration camp on our own, and used the audio tour (you pay for this as part of your admission). The audio tour is well done and is necessary for those who speak only English since most written documentation is in other languages....More

Thank Julianne G
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We had a 3 hour tour with Peter Van Den Broeck, PeterBFast@hotmail, and no words can describe the passion that this guide puts into the presentation. His Uncle was a prisoner and he knows first hand of the horrors. Highly recommended

Thank Paolosmom
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Forget about your big well known concentration camps, this one is on your door step only a short trip from Calias on the main route into Brussels. Left as it was after the war, with easy to follow comentry it shows the brutality of the...More

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This was a very interesting tour, we all learned a lot and there were so many interesting and terrifying stories with the audio guide. I would recommend, even on the hottest day, to bring a sweater as it is cold inside, although with what the...More

1  Thank mum2twingrls
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Really impressive fort with the stories of what happened. It's way bigger then I thought and they have a great audiotour in all languages.

Thank carolienn2014
Reviewed 11 May 2018

First of all, you'll need three hours to complete the tour! But it's very well laid out, and the audio tour will tell you everything you want to know. And that will be impressive!

1  Thank skydriver332
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We were staying in Brussels at Christmas and popped here with the children (14 and 5) and found it very informative and chilling. We missed quite a bit as not everything was in English but felt it was a brilliant, lesser known concentration camp that...More

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15 June 2018|
Response from rayf868 | Reviewed this property |
Just type 'brussels to fort breendonk' into Google and you'll get several options. Yes, open 7 days at this time of year
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5 March 2018|
Response from Jan D | Reviewed this property |
Just have a look on the "Practical Information" page of the memorial breendonk.be
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