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Liefkenshoek Fortress

This fort was built in 1584 and was part of the Defense-line of Antwerp.

In both World Wars, the fortress was used by the German occupiers. In the Second World War, the access building was heavily damaged by several Allied bombing.

For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Peter van Steenbergen