Fort Eben-Emael

  • Fort d'Eben-Emael - Musée - German-Paratroopers
  • Fort d'Eben-Emael - Musée – Explosion
  • Fort d'Eben-Emael - Musée - Entrée du site
Fort d'Eben-Emael - Musée - German-ParatroopersFort d'Eben-Emael - Musée – ExplosionFort d'Eben-Emael - Musée - Entrée du site
The centerpiece of the fortifications, this fort is one of largest constructed at the time

Fort Eben-Emael, constructed between 1932 and 1935, was one of the largest fortifications in Europe and was thought to be impregnable.

The spectacular and innovative attack on the fortress by an elite unit of German paratroopers on 10 May 1940 marked the tragic start of World War II for Western Europe.

Take a step back in time and visit the restored barracks, the museum, the immense system of galleries and the combat positions.
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