Gemeente Tourism Diksmuide

The Trench of Death

The Trench of Death (Dodengang in Dutch) is the only preserved Belgian trench system from the First World War. With the aid of fifteen interactive applications, life-size pictures, films and more than a hundred original objects, you discover the history of the notorious Trench of Death.

Attention! You can only pay by card at the entrance of the museum, not by cash! 

Do you want a guided tour in the Trenches? Send an email to and we will book a guide for your group! 

A guided tour takes 1 hour and costs € 60 for a group of maximum 25 people.


The Trench of Death

IJzerdijk 65 (for sat nav, put in number 62)8600Diksmuide
051 50 53 44


April 1st – November 15th: daily from 10am – 6pm.
November 16th – March 30th: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30am – 4pm.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.

Closed between December 25th and January 1st.

€ 5 p.p. | 6 – 18 years: € 3 p.p. | Younger than 6: free (payments only by card)

Group tariff (from 15 people): € 3 p.p.


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