Historisch Museum De Casteelse Poort is housed in a villa that stands on the site of an old castle. Remains of the castle’s gatehouse can be seen in the cellar.

The permanent collection consists of:

  • The history of Wageningen with a model of the city as it was in the seventeenth century;
  • Wageningen in 1940-1945, focussing on the surrender in Hotel De Wereld in 1945;

The history of the agricultural college and agricultural research in Wageningen.