Museums in Westende

Atlantikwall

Atlantikwall

De Atlantikwall is één van de topattracties aan de kust en één van de drie musea op Raversyde. De meer dan 60 aanwezige bunkers, observatieposten en geschutstellingen en de 2 km open of onderaardse gangen vormen samen één van de best bewaarde delen van de beruchte Duitse verdedigingslinie ‘Atlantikwall’. Deze werd gebouwd ...

    Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Oostende
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    Villa Les Zéphyrs

    Villa Les Zéphyrs

    Villa Les Zéphyrs, where time has stood still in the 30s. Between the two world wars the villa was used as holiday accommodation by a doctor's family from Ghent. By protecting it and remodeling it like it was back then, it quickly became a heritage site that is highly appreciated by visitors and tourists alike and is considered a ...

      Henri Jasparlaan 173, Westende-bad
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      Three-master Mercator

      Three-master Mercator

      Climb aboard the mighty Mercator and explore a training ship that sailed the globe in 41 voyages, covering almost every ocean on earth! Learn about her scientific missions and see how this beautiful vessel became a salty symbol of Belgium. If this ship could talk she would speak of every ocean in the world, and the many ports she called at ...

        Mercatordok, OostendeMore information

        City Museum Ostend

        City Museum Ostend

        The City Museum of Ostend houses a sea of stories. The City Museum guides you through the fascinating story of Ostend and also takes a look at the future. Many objects, posters, documents and multimedia applications reveal the secrets behind the urban development, tourism, fisheries, harbor and the shipping industry. Discover the ...

          Langestraat 69, Oostende
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          Crafts Museum Florishof

          Crafts Museum Florishof

          Florishof wants to colorfully emphasize the village-folk life of the last century. Around the chapel is an inn, the shops, the school, the fashion studio and the interior of the oldest, in its original state preserved, fishing house of the municipality.

            Koksijdesteenweg 24, OostduinkerkeMore information

            Anno 1465

            Anno 1465

            The lost fishing village of Walraversijde is one of the most important archaeological sites in Flanders and one of the best-studied medieval fishing communities in Europe. This medieval settlement has been examined systematically since April 1992 in cooperation with the Flanders Heritage Agency. The site was opened to the public in an ...

              Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Oostende
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              Museum Ship Amandine

              Museum Ship Amandine

              The Amandine 0.129 was the last IJslandvaarder and reminds the most infamous period in the Flemish fishing history when the fishermen went after the finest and tastiest fish in the icy waters around Iceland. Many coastal residents gave their lives. The IJslandvaarder was purchased by the city of Ostend and is now completely renovated. The ...

                Vindictivelaan, OostendeMore information

                Nationaal Visserijmuseum

                Nationaal Visserijmuseum

                In the National Fisheries Museum you stroll through the history of the Flemish sea and coastal fishing industry. Shore-based fishing and the story of horseback shrimp fishermen, a unique living tradition in Oostduinkerke, have their place here in the rich museum collection. Did you know ...

                  Pastoor Schmitzstraat 5, Oostduinkerke
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                  Expositieruimte Holmenshoeve

                  Tempelhofstraat 6, Middelkerke (Slijpe)
                  tel. +32 593 025 16 

                  Museum voor Sleutel en Slot

                  Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 336, Oostduinkerke
                  tel. +32 582 316 27