REOPENING OF THE WELLINGTON TUNNELS

 

FROM 10TH JUNE 2020:

 

PRIVATE TOURS FOR MORE SECURITY: 

  • VISITING SLOTS FROM 2 TO 8 PEOPLE

  • VISIT ONLY BY BOOKING : Click here

  • The tours are private, guided and accompanied by a guide

  • Access to the reception building 5 minutes before tour departure

  • The wearing a mask is compulsory
    The wearing a safety helmet is compulsory (during the tour)

  • The luggage storage is closed

 

 

HEALTH MEASURES FOR MORE SECURITY:

  • Additional measures are applied:

  • flow direction,

  • alcoholic gel at disposal,

  • information signs,

  • floor marking,

  • safety helmets cleaning after each visit,

  • regular cleaning and disinfection of commonly used and shared surfaces

6 nouvelles expériences à la Carrière Wellington

La carrière Wellington profite de sa réouverture, après confinement, pour proposer de nouvelles expériences, plus intimistes et émouvantes, en instaurant une formule d’accueil privilégiée, exclusivement réservée aux petits groupes de 2 à 8 personnes d’une même famille ou d’une même tribu.

Cliquez ici pour réserver votre créneau de visite.

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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

Opening Hours:

From Wednesday to Friday: Closed in the morning. From 2.00 pm to 6 p.m

Saturdays and Sundays : From 9.45 am to 12.30 pm, from 2.00 pm to 6 p.m

Exceptional closure at 4.00pm on 24th and 31st December.
Closed 25th December, 1st January, and from 4th January to 22th January 2021 included.

 

Tours are *always* private and guided.
Duration : 1h. Regular departures.


You can purchase your tickets online for tours >> Ticketing online

 

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 2020: 

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 103rd 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 2020 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.

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