'Ostwall' Museum

This museum tells the history of the Ostwall - a German defence line to protect Nazi-Germany's eastern borders. Although the museum is relative small (it has only 1 exhibition room) it contains a great number of (German) personal documents, helmets, weapons, medallions and battlefield relics from the area. It also possible to get a guided tour through the underground passages of Festungwerk 717.

The Ostwall museum is provided with a small restaurant and souvenir shop.

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

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  • Text: Kaj Metz
  • Photos: Kaj Metz (1,2,3,4) & Jan Snippe (5)

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