Kystmuseet Bangsbo Fort
Bangsbo Fort is located south of Pikkerbakken. The area is approximately 80m in height and the canons 60m in height.
Follow in the footsteps of World War 2. Learn more about North Jultand, its important location both under and after the war.
The Nazis were responsible for building a huge coastal fortification which in German was called "Atlantikwall". The Atlantic Wall went from Labourd to Frederikshavn and continued in Norway. The bunkers were standardized according to the "Regelbau" system, which means that the bunkers you can see in our part of North Jutland are almost the same as the ones you can see in Southern France.
What was daily life like during the german occupation of Aalborg? What is the history of one of the first organized danish sabotage groups - the Churchill club. And what traces has the occupation left in the city of Aalborg?
At Nordjyllands Kystmuseum you can hear the fates of fishermen, resistance fighters, apprentices and many more. The exhibitions "Victims of the Nazi ideology" are part of a larger project where Nordjyllands Kystmuseum will make small memorials in the form of "Stolpersteine" ("stumbling stones") around the entire Frederikshavn municipality.
Did you know that there were also escape routes to Sweden from North Jutland? There were escape routes from Sæby, Strandby and Skagen , with Sæby being the most important.