Battle of the Bulge

In the Ardennes you can find several museums that will provide you with an overview of the several fases of the battle. On this page I will try to provide you with a little information on the museums in the Ardennes that I have visited. For detailed information on these museums please take a look at their own websites.

General Patton memorial museum
Historical center
La Gleize
Historical Museum December 1944

Museums in the Ardennes which I have not yet visited:

Ardennen Poteau '44 Museum
Potauerstrasse 22 B-4780 Poteau - St. Vith
You can subscribe to a newsletter on their website, if you want to keep informed of updates on their museum.

385th Bomb group museum
rue de l'Eglise L-8826 Perle
Small museum that focuses on the two American B-17 bombers of the 385th Bomb Group which crashed in the village. You may also find a monument for these bombers in the village. You need to make an appointment to visit the museum.

Truschbaum museum
Camp Elsenborn B-4750 Butgenbach
Limited opening hours. Only open on weekdays. See their website for the latest info.

The opening days and hours indicated on this website may be outdated. Always check with the museums yourself before you plan a visit.

10 December 2011 - Pre-opening BASTOGNE ARDENNES 44 MUSEUM
1000m2 exhibition of vehicles and equipment of the Second World War
Bras, 635-637
6600 Bastogne
Source: Museum

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