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National Liberation Museum 1944 - 1945

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Do not forget the sunset march

To remember the soldiers who fought in WW2 at the rivercrossing at Nijmegen (Waal crossing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
HarryDS
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Impressive overall view of the rise of National Socialist culture in Germany, Hitler's tricks and WW2 in general

Impressive overall view of the rise of National Socialist culture in Germany, Hitler's tricks and... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
vsop-50
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Vlijmen, The Netherlands
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 7, 2012

The museum is split into several sections - Dutch life before and during the Second World War, the Operation Market Garden ("A Bridge too Far"), results of war and the Remembrance Dome. Everything is explained in Dutch, English and German. During our visit, there was...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2015

The tour was split by time zones. Each zone had a different tour leader. Museum was cramped the way it was layed out. The tour leaders, all volunteers, were often rushed. I might have gotten more out of it, if I could walk through on...More

1  Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To remember the soldiers who fought in WW2 at the rivercrossing at Nijmegen (Waal crossing). Veterans of the Dutch military cross that riverbridge every day at sunset and salute the monument on the other side of the bridge. Lamp-post at the bridge (as many as...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Impressive overall view of the rise of National Socialist culture in Germany, Hitler's tricks and WW2 in general, but with the focus on what happened in the Netherlands. Mostly photo's and memorabilia with the story behind each of them, as well as sound recordings and...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

One thing i didnt know in my visit to Arnhem and to Nejmegen was the suffering of the dutch people afrer the failed missions. They were removed from their homes and had to find places to stay miles away. This resulted in a winter starvation...More

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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited here as part of a leger battlefield tour and was impressed with it. The charts the course of WW2 in Holland from the invasion in 1940,occupation and resistance and to the hunger winter and final liberation of Holland. Lots of displays and information. You...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

This was our first Museum we visited on our trip around Europe, a very well laid out museum, with many video projected sounds within wartime Dioramas, well worth a visit

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Most of our WW2 knowledge is US based so visiting a museum that focuses on other areas than American involvement proved valuable/interesting to us. When we entered and bought our ticket, the cashier took time to give us about a 5 minute overview of the...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Spent three hours here. Excellent displays in multiple languages. Focus on last year of WW2 then liberation then recovery. Excellent - you must go here.

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

With photos, films, documents, dioramas and memorabilia, this museum recreates some of the challenges facing The Netherlands before the Second World War, during the attack by Nazi Germany, the occupation by the German military and the liberation by the British, Canadian and American allies, both...More

Thank BMBee
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

I'm giving this museum 4 stars because it is different than others. If you like large displays of armor and vehicles, this is not for you. It does however provide an excellent perspective on Dutch life up to the war, during the occupation and during...More

3  Thank gullivertravels62
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This museum was one of the highlights of my trip to the Netherlands as I could feel the history in the area. It's a small museum but has interesting educational displays, some of which are interactive, and short movies that are worth watching.

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