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Image Welcome to Fort Douaumont

21/03/2013Welcome to Fort Douaumont

Willkommen in Fort Douaumont

Bienvenue au Fort de DouaumontWelcome to Fort Douaumont

As the keystone of Verdun’s defensive system, Fort Douaumont was the scene of fierce fighting and dramatic events during the Battle of Verdun, 1916. After falling into German hands in the early days of the Battle, it was constantly shelled by the French army that recaptured the fort on October 24th of the same year.

Fort de Douaumont

Our multimedia guide will help you discover the history of this iconic site thanks to period movies and photographs, archive documents, commentaries and testimonies.

Duration : 45 minutes

Opening Times :

February, March, November and December : 10:00 - 17:00
April and September : 10:00 – 18:00
May and June : 10:00 – 18:30
July and August : 10:00 – 19:00
October : 10:00 – 17:30
Last tickets sold 45 minutes before the Fort closes
The Fort is closed from mid-December to February 1st

Prices :

Adult : 4 €
Child (8 to 16) : 2 €
Child under 8 : Free
Concessions (Pass Lorraine, ...) : 3 €
Forts Douaumont & Vaux ticket : 6.50 €
Family (2 adults and 2 children – 8 to 16) : 10 €

Note : The inside temperature is around 12°C. Cover up ! The only public toilets on the battlefield are on the car park behind the ossuary.

Fort de Douaumont – Tél. : 03 29 84 41 91
Mission Histoire – Tél. : 03 29 83 77 68

Crédit Photo : © Mission Histoire

 

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