Archived News & Events

2020-12-07 ... 2021-01-31

Dear visitors,

The War Heritage Institute sites are once again open to the public and adapt their timetables during the end-of-year period.
Reservation is mandatory, either by email or by phone (during opening hours):

Royal Military Museum (open from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.):

National Memorial of Fort Breendonk (open from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.):

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2020-12-24 ... 2021-01-04

The SkyCafé will be closed from Dec. 24, 2020 until Dec. 28, 2020 and from Dec. 31, 2020 until Jan. 4, 2021.

2020-12-21 ... 2021-01-04

The documentation centre will be closed from Monday 21 December 2020 until Tuesday 5 January 2021.

2020-07-01 ... 2020-12-31

Take advantage of the summer to discover our collections under the sign of the "mask".

Masks to protect yourself from gas, weapon blows, the sun or the scorching desert wind... Masks that bring oxygen to the pilot, protect the tank-rider's eyes or allow the parachutist to camouflage himself...

Come and follow our different courses:

- QRCodes tour: discover the history and usefulness of about thirty masks by scanning the QRCode placed on the display case (available in FR, NL and ENG).
- geocaching " Masks " tour: follow the...

2020-10-29 ... 2020-12-07

Following the new measures taken by the Flemish government to fight the Corona virus and to stem the new wave of contaminations, in place since Thursday October 29, 2020, the national Fortress of Breendonk, the Trench of Death in Diksmuide, Gunfire in Brasschaat and the Command Bunker Kemmel are also closed from this date till further notice.