The Bunker Museum by the Danish West Coast

A new museum experience by the Danish west coast brings to life the dramatic story of the WWII Atlantic Wall, while also shedding light on the local heritage and the natural wonders of the region. Designed by Danish star architect Bjarke Ingels (BIG), the underground museum cuts into the grassy dunes by the protected shorelands of Blåvand just north of the Wadden Sea National Park.

Set to open in early June 2017, the Bunker Museum relates the story of the Atlantic Wall, which was a 5,000km coastal fortification line commissioned by Nazi Germany to defend the Reich from allied invasion during WWII. Around 200 concrete bunkers were constructed along Danish coasts, the biggest and heaviest of which is the Tirpitz Bunker in Blåvand. Named after a German battleship, the Tirpitz, the battery never saw military action. Nonetheless, it stands as one of the most dramatic monuments to this dark chapter of European history and is incorporated as part of the 2500m2 Bunker Museum.

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Bunkermuseet
Trane Hedevej
DK-6857 Blåvand

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