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A very interesting and worthwhile tour

A very interesting tour of the submarine base. We did the Submarine Tour and a visit to K1 & K2... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steffan I
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Perth, Australia
Fascinating visit

My husband is interested in military history so this place was a must. We had an English speaking... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
CarolS98
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting tour of the submarine base. We did the Submarine Tour and a visit to K1 & K2. The tour itself was amazing that took in mostly Frances involvement in submarine warfare. The exhibits, explanations and films were extremely good however catered more...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018

My husband is interested in military history so this place was a must. We had an English speaking guide who was very enthusiastic and enabled us to imagine what it was like in during the time of the Germans. The feat of engineering was amazing...More

1  Thank CarolS98
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We are very interested in WWII history so this was always going to be of interest to us but well worth a visit for anyone. The tours are timed in groups and only certain tours are in English so it is worth going early in...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Went to the submarine base on a bit of a cloudy day, what an amazing experience- advice is to book before you go though as it’s busy in the core summer holiday period. Visiting K3 via the tour is an absolute must, 1.5 hrs but...More

Thank Neil H
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We paid to see K1, 2 and 3 with a guided tour. Its was something like 37E for the three of us, two adults and a child. The chap that gave us the tour was amazing. We have visited a lot of WW2 museums and...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place, excellent guide who gave a brief insight to the facility and it’s history. The place impacted the lives of the locals, the allied side and the German sailors and on shore personnel. A must for students of the world war 2

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 14 July 2018

You will find three huge concrete structures. The museum is in building one and include a visit to a French submarine that has been adapted so that you can walk through and experience the living conditions on board. The majority of the submarine pens have...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Just a great work of engineering. Well worth the trip and tour. Massive concrete and barely scratched during all the bombing.

Thank ROBERT M
Reviewed 7 March 2018

You can't book tickets online, the website is frustrating and irritating - if you click for a "pass patrimoine" joint ticket for the Keroman Base and the Submarine Flore, you get the page for the submarine ticket alone. You have to phone for more info....More

1  Thank RBM056
Reviewed 25 September 2017

If you are interested in WW2 and some of the amazing construction that went on then this is for you. K1 & K2 were built in haste - no time for digging pens for the u boats into the seabed - what an ingenious system...More

Thank Richard J
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(From Eastern holidays till the end of September) Guided tours of the Submarine Base and its bunkers (mainly K3) are scheduled every single day at 11:30 am and 3 pm in French. English Guided tours are scheduled every... More
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