Visit one of the most important forts of the Fortified Position of Liège. A must-see to immerse yourself in the history and daily life of the war, to feel and relive the past that built our present. Discover Fort Aubin-Neufchateau and the stories that took place there!
After the fall of Fort Eben-Emael, Fort Aubin-Neufchâteau, with the help of the forts of Battice and Barchon, blocked the German troops for 11 days. The fort underwent 23 infantry assaults preceded by artillery and aviation bombardments. Nevertheless, it resisted heroically until its defensive resources were exhausted. The German troops recognized that this was one of the most brutal artillery battles on the Western Front.
The fort is an important place of rememberance to visit in the Land of Memory. Guided tours of Fort d’Aubin are organized every 3rd Sunday of each month between April and November. Come this November 21, 2021, at 2:00 pm to visit the different galleries of the fort, allowing you to discover the key locations in the fort, such as the battle stations, the underground barracks, and many others.
Take advantage of this opportunity to discover the Fort d’Aubin museum a few steps away. It is full of objects highlighting the activity of the fort, before, during, and after the attack.