Bastogne Barracks - Bastogne
The Battle of the Bulge: a Climax
On December 16, 1944 the Germans launch their last major offensive in the West. Bastogne is a capital stake the Americans have to defend at all cost. On December 19, 1944 Brigade General Anthony McAuliffe, ad interin commander of the 101st Airborne Division arrives in Bastogne with his division and he establishes his headquarters at the Heintz Barracks. On December 22, 1944 he writes history: he anwers "Nuts" to the German troops encircling Bastogne and demanding surrender. His short but powerful statement becomes a turning point in the Battle of the Bulge.
Since 2010 BASTOGNE BARRACKS is an Interpretation Centre for the Second World War.
You can discover one of the continent’s largest military vehicle collections, as well as Second World War equipment.
Rue de La Roche 40 - 6600 Bastogne
Admission: days and hours
June/July/August/September: from Wednesday through Sunday
December: weekend 11-12
+ mid-term break: from 17 till 21/02 – spring break: from 7 till 11/04 and from 14 till 18/04 – fall break: from 3 till 7/11
Hours: from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. (last admission at 3 p.m.)
10 € adult / 8 € children
Information and bookings
0478 78 24 98