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Worth a visit when close by

The bunker museum is situated in the dunes close by the harbour. The main bunker was closed for... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Martybossy
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Port Kennedy, Australia
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Worth a visit

We had spare time before catching the ferry so decided to visit the bunker museum. The bunkers are... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
bookdeaver
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Washington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

The bunker museum is situated in the dunes close by the harbour. The main bunker was closed for renovations but you can have a close look at the bunkers nearby which are worth a visit. You can even go inside. A shame that the bunkers...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

There is a museum on site, however, it has very limited hours of operation. There are several bunkers along a walking path for viewing. The bunkers are open to public

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We had spare time before catching the ferry so decided to visit the bunker museum. The bunkers are only 10 minutes away from the ferry port by car. A large paid car parking area is close to the bunkers. The car park can also be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

When we visited museum was closed but the bunkers are open and you can wander round. Definitely worth seeing. Museum opening is very limited as it is run by volunteers but don’t let this put you off visiting.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank HHMNewcastle
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I great stop for World War II history buffs. No English signage, but well worth the stop. Able to crawling on and inside bunkers.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank GlenLivet
Reviewed 13 August 2017

First of all, take a few hours. There is a cracking museum and a nice walk (led by very able volunteers) past the bunkers. There is alot of information to absorb. The beach used to be closer by, that alone is interesting to see how...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

It would be much better if the museum was open every day instead of twice per month. Otherwise you end up wandering around bunkers that all half-closed and full of trash.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank suunto2000
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Incredible fortifications and exhibits. Lots of artifacts and memorabilia. Staffed and excavated by knowledgeable and friendly volunteers. Wear comfortable shoes and appropriate outerwear as you are on the Atlantic Wall !

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank DBN121
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

The area is full of World War 2 history. Not much to see but worth the price of admission. Views and landscape are cool.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank to428
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Remnants of some of the more northward stretches of Hitler's Atalntikwall - well worth the tour, or exploring by yourself.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Response from HHMNewcastle | Reviewed this property |
This is no where near Ijmuiden unfortunately as it is well worth a visit. It is in Germany. It is free to go in. An interesting place to visit if you have a few hours before your ferry is the maritime museum in Ijmuiden. It... More
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