Festungsmuseum Reuenthal


Useful Information

Location: North of Reuenthal. From Koblenz cross Rhine/Border, turn right onto road 7, cross Aare river, turn left to Reuenthal.
Open: APR to OCT Sat 13-17.
All year daily for grougs after appointment.
[2008]
Fee: Festungsmuseum: Adults CHF 12, Children (6-16) CHF 6.
Militärmuseum: Adults CHF 12, Children (6-16) CHF 6.
Both: Adults CHF 20, Children (6-16) CHF 10.
[2008]
Classification: ExplainWorld War II Bunker ExplainSecret Bunker
Light: electric
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Address: Verein Militär- und Festungsmuseum Full-Reuenthal, Sonnenweg 14, 4314 Zeiningen, Tel: +41-61-8515047, Fax: +41-61-8515048. E-mail: contact
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History

Spring 1937 start of construction.
April 1939 completed and immediately manned.
1944 number of personnel increased.
1979 cannons disassembled.
1988 closed.

Description

The Artilleriewerk Reuenthal (artillery fort Reuenthal) is located north of the small village Reuenthal. It is located on a location of great strategic importance, on a hill in a bow of the Rhine river, where the Aare river meets the Rhine. Located between Koblenz and Leibstadt it lies at the Swiss border to Germany, opposite the German village Waldshut.