⚠️ Because of the current situation and as a precautionary measure against the epidemic of Covid-19, the Wellington Tunnels are closed until further notice.
If you had booked a tour of the Wellington Tunnels, a member of the Arras Pays d'Artois Tourisme’ team will contact you soon.
Thank you for your understanding.
THE WELLINGTON TUNNELS
An immersion 20 meters under the ground, in the bowels of history
Enter one of the most secret places of military history, and discover a real underground town, where more than 20.000 soldiers of the Commonwealth prepared the largest surprise attack of World War I.
Every day all year round
from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm
and from 1.30 pm to 6.00 pm.
Exceptional closure at 4.00pm on 24th and 31st December.
Closed 25th December, 1st January, and from 4th January to 22th January 2021 included.
Tours are *always* guided and audio-guided.
Duration : 1h. Regular departures.
17 persons maximum per tour.
You can purchase your tickets online for tours >> Ticketing online
Every year, on 9th April, at 6.30 am (French time), a tribute is paid to the soldiers of the Commonwealth, at the foot of the Battle of Arras memorial wall. This international ceremony is open to all.
9th April 2020: Due to the coronavirus, it is with great regret that we inform you that all because of the current situation and as a precautionary measure against the epidemic of Covid-19, gatherings of more than 100 people are forbidden. The Dawn Ceremony of 9th April 2020 and all the activities around the event are therefore cancelled.Thank you for your understanding.