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National Liberation Museum 1944 - 1945

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Good focus on Dutch life

I'm giving this museum 4 stars because it is different than others. If you like large displays of... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2017
gullivertravels62
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Lilburn, Georgia
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Worth a visit

This museum was one of the highlights of my trip to the Netherlands as I could feel the history in... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
AllisonL65
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Winter Springs, Florida
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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.

Thank Ben-Josee
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

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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

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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.

Thank AllisonL65
Reviewed May 31, 2017

If you are tired of traipsing around the usual wartime sites, drop in here, you won't be disappointed. Slightly off the beaten track and quite small this is a great museum that tends to focus more on civilian life overall. Really interesting with lovely keen...More

Thank lhershon
Reviewed May 10, 2017

Arrived with a group on Liberation Day Celebration Day, May 5, 2017. Aside from the interesting exhibits mentioned by other writers, there was a demonstration tent set up for WWII type communications actively sending and receiving messages. Entertainment was also provided by 3 young lady...More

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