• Adult: €9
  • Child (6-12 years): €7
  • Child (-6 years): free*
  • Groups: €7 (from 10 persons)

*Temporary exposition: paying from 3 years

Opening hours

01/04 - 11/11: 10h - 18h

12/11 - 31/03: 10h - 17h

Closed on monday, except during Belgian holidays

Closed on 25/12 and 01/01


Getting here

  • By tram: stop Duin and Zee (dune & sea)
  • By car: Fort Napoleon is located on the Oosteroever (eastern bank), at the Koninklijke Baan (N34) between Ostend and Knokke. Follow the signposts. GPS-coordinates: 51.141974 °N 2.56596 °E. There is ample free parking space.
  • By local ferry: A free ferry service is available from the Visserskaai near the Noordzeeaquarium to the Maritiem Plein on the Oosteroever. From the drop off point it's a 15-minute walk to the fort.


Fort Napoleon is fully accessible for both wheelchairs and prams, with the exception of the roof and caponiers. 

Dogs are not allowed, except guide dogs