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.

Bastogne Barracks

Rue de La Roche 40 - 6600 Bastogne

Admission: days and hours 

From 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.: (last entry 3pm)

October and November: weekends

Fall break : from 3 till 7 November

December: weekend of 11/12 and 12/12

Fees:

10 € adult / 8 € children

Information and bookings 

0478 78 24 98
booking.bastogne@warheritage.be