The National Liberation Museum

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The National Liberation Museum HISTORY

The National Liberation Museum in Groesbeek examines the history of the occupation of the Netherlands during World War Two, as well as the events leading up to this period and the legacy and reconstruction of the post-war era.

Designed to describe the history of the period and challenge visitors to understand the reality of this time, the museum mixes exhibitions with interactive displays to bring the challenges of the period to the forefront of the visit. Also weaved into the experience are films showing original footage from the time and displays, dioramas, music and even aromas from the period.

Split into three permanent exhibitions, the National Liberation Museum covers the inter-war years and those of the German occupation, the liberation period and the post-war era. There is a particular focus on certain key elements of the campaign to liberate Europe which took place in the vicinity of the museum, including Operation Market Garden as well as the war in the Lower Rhine region.

The National Liberation Museum also includes an area devoted to remembering the 150,000 Allied soldiers who lost their lives during the campaign to liberate Western Europe.

The National Liberation Museum TOURIST INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS TO The National Liberation Museum

The National Liberation Museum is located approximately 5km south of Nijmegen, 25 km south of Arnhem, on the Dutch-German border. From Nijmegen take Nijmeegsebaan towards Groesbeek, continue onto Nieuweweg and turn left onto Wylerbaan. The museum is a located on the right-hand side. By public transport, bus no.5 runs every 15 minutes from Nijmegen Central Station – alight at De Oude Molen' (the Old Mill) in Groesbeek which is a short walk from the museum.


Parking available on site. There is a café within the museum.

The National Liberation Museum OPENING TIMES AND TICKET PRICES

The National Liberation Museum is open daily, Mon-Sat 10am to 5 pm, Sun 12 noon to 5 pm. Closed December 25th and January 1st. Entry costs €10.50 adults, €9 seniors, €5.50 children, €5 students, free for Under-7s.

The National Liberation Museum HISTORIC INFORMATION

NAME: The National Liberation Museum
Alt Name: Nationaal Bevrijdingsmuseum
Country: Netherlands
Period: World War Two
Sub-Region: Western Europe
Date: 1900AD - 1999AD
City/Town: Groesbeek
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Resorts: Groesbeek, Arnhem,
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The National Liberation Museum ADDRESS

Nationaal Bevrijdingsmuseum, Wylerbaan 4, NL-6561 KR Groesbeek

The National Liberation Museum PHONE NUMBER

+31 24 397 4404

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