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 658600Diksmuide
+32 51 50 53 44


1 April - 15 November: daily from 10 am until 6 pm.
16 November – 31 March: only on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30 am – 4 pm.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.

Closed between December 25th and January 3rd.


€ 6 p.p. | 6 – 18 years: € 4 p.p. | Younger than 6: free (payments only by card)
Schools: € 3 per student
Buy your tickets online:

Group tariff (from 15 people): € 4 p.p.

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