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.

La Bataille d'Arras

Openings Hours  :

From 16th november to 19th december :

From Tuesday to Sunday at 10am to 12.30 and 2pm to 6pm

From 18th to 31th december :

Everyday at 10am to 12.30 and 1.45pm to 6pm.

Exceptional closure at 4.00pm on 24th and 31st December.Closed 25th December, and from 1st January to 21th January 2022 included. 

Online ticketing : >> Billetterie

Booking highly recommanded.

La Bataille d'Arras

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.

9th April 2021: 

Due to the health crisis related to the fight against the pandemic COVID-19 that the whole world is facing today, the annual dawn ceremony at the Memorial Wall of the Wellington Tunnels was cancelled.

To commemorate the 104rd Anniversary of the Battle of Arras, a virtual tribute was paid throughout the day of April 9th to remember the thousands of soldiers who took part in this bloody battle.
Follow the virtual Remembrance of 9th April 2021 on : facebook.com/CarriereWellington

CENTENARY OF THE BATTLE OF ARRAS

La Bataille d'Arras

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.