During the Second World War, the people of Maastricht spent many fearful hours crowded together here, sheltering from bombardments. This tour will give you a good impression of the details surrounding this unique monument of military engineering.
Handy to know:
- You can purchase your tickets online, at the Maastricht Underground ticket office (Luikerweg 71), or at the Maastricht Visitor Center (Kleine Staat 1), Tickets are not available on location.
- The tour departs from the Waldeck Bastion located in the city park near Tongerseplein. Visitors coming from the city centre can simply follow the ‘Bastion Waldeck’ signs from the Visitor Center. The Waldeckpark is located at one side of the Tongerseplein roundabout. Walk around the fortification. The red door you see in this park is the entrance to the Waldeck Kazematten.
- The temperature inside the Kazematten is 10 to 15 °C, so remember to wear warm clothes.
- This tour is not suitable for people who have difficulty walking.