From 8 July to 28 August from 1.30 to 5.30 pm
WELCOME TO THE TOMMY'S CAFé

The café with a British style

Before or after your visit, or simply for the pleasure of a relaxing break, we invite you to discover the Tommy's Café. Our temporary tea room with its post-war British style and atmosphere welcomes you every afternoon for a cup of tea, coffee, apple juice or a craft beer, which will be the perfect accompaniment to one of the pastries inspired by recipes from the First World War.

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Friday and Saturday at 9.00 am

UNDERGROUND BREAKFAST 

The English breakfast 20 meters under the ground

Visit the Wellington Tunnels, then have an "English breakfast" on spot, (almost) at the time when the Battle of Arras was launched, on April 9, 1917

On the menu: Tea, coffee, orange juice, with Baked Beans, bacon, porridge, pancake and orange marmalade, .." The perfect English Breakfast! 

In collaboration with the Arras restaurant "L'œuf ou la poule"

Click here to reserve your visit. Private tour and breakfast, duration 1H20

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PRIVATE VISIT

Friday and Saturday at 6.00 pm

TRACK GAME

The Escape Game of the Battle of Arras

In the evening, the Wellington Tunnels turn into a real treasure hunt to find the maps of the Battle of Arras by solving some riddles.


In collaboration with The Arras Le Chemin de Traverse Escape Game

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IN FRENCH ONLY

From Wednesday to Sunday at 3.10 pm

PERSONAL MEMORY

 

A visit of the Wellington Tunnels through the eyes of those who experienced it

Accompanied by a soldier of the Battle of Arras, you will discover the tunnels through his account and experience.

 

The visit is suitable for children and also the adults.

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IN FRENCH ONLY

On Wednesdays and Fridays

GRAFFITI DISCOVERY

 

Traces on the chalk 

 

On Wednesdays and Fridays at 4.20 pm, visit the Wellington Tunnels to discover the traces and graffiti left by the soldiers during the Great War and the civilians of Arras during the Second World War.

This visit can be booked for small English groups of 10 to 12 people, please send an e-mail to contact@arraspaysdartois.com

Duration of the guided tour 1H15

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IN FRENCH ONLY

THE WELLINGTON TUNNELS

An immersion 20 meters under the ground, in the bowels of history

 

Enter one of the most secret places of military history, and discover a real underground town, where more than 20.000 soldiers of the Commonwealth prepared the largest surprise attack of World War I.

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Openings Hours  :

From 9th April to 31st December :

Every day from 9.45 am to 12.30 and 1;30 pm to 6.00 pm

Exceptional closure at 4.00pm on 24th and 31st December. Closed on 25th December, and from 1st January to 21st January 2023 included. 

Online ticketing : >> Billetterie

Reservation highly recommended.

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DAWN CEREMONY

Every year, on 9th April, at 6.30 am (French time), a tribute is paid to the soldiers of the Commonwealth, at the foot of the Battle of Arras memorial wall. This international ceremony is open to all.

Follow the virtual Remembrance of 9th April 2022 on : facebook.com/CarriereWellington
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CENTENARY OF THE BATTLE OF ARRAS

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100th anniversary of the Battle of Arras

Back to the images of the commemorations and events which were organised for the Centenary of the Battle of Arras last April.