La Coupole

Discover La Coupole Planetarium and War Museum, a huge underground bunker built during WWII and now one of the best museums in France.

A secret base at the heart of WWII History, La Coupole is located 5 km from Saint-Omer.

Constructed in 1943-1944 by the German army to plan the launch of the V2 rockets on London, the underground bunker turned museum showcases the historical and scientific stakes at play during WWII, from occupation to the space conquest. La Coupole also houses a revolutionary 3D planetarium! Sit inside the massive 360° room wearing your active 3D glasses and travel through the universe.

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La Coupole

Rue André Clabaux
62570 Wizernes
Tel : + 33 (3) 21 12 27 27

Practical information
Free audio-guide - Average length of visit: about 2 ½ hours - Fully accessible to persons with reduced mobility - Cafeteria - Picnic area - Free car park - Animals not admitted

Opening Times : (local time)
Daily from 09:00 to 18:00
Daily from 10:00 to 19:00 in July and August

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