Cureghem/Kuregem and the resistance during the Second World War: places of meeting, action and memory (fully booked)
This tour will visit places associated with the resistance in Cureghem/Kuregem during the Second World War: streets, squares, old cafés, homes, workshops and even a school and convent, where men and women met to pass on documents, spy on the occupying forces, hide fugitives and persecuted individuals, clandestinely copy leaflets or plan what was going to happen. It will also include the locations of arrests and round-ups, and places that preserve the memory of those times. From the Resistance Museum of Belgium to the Monument to the Jewish Martyrs, come and explore the places and the stories of those who chose to oppose the occupation.
In collaboration with the Resistance Museum of Belgium.
Sat. & Sun. at 14:30 (in French) (duration: 1 hour 30 minutes).
Starting point: in front of the Resistance Museum of Belgium, Rue Van Lint/Van Lintstraat 14, Anderlecht
Advance booking required. Up to 25 people per tour.