Interesting places

The Second World War left indelible marks on Gelderland. Visit cities that were badly damaged, places where people made a difference, or visit one of the many museums to learn about stories from during the war.


109 interesting places

Monument for Bombardment Victims

The Monument for Bombardment Victims in Ede was erected in memory of 69 civilians who died during the Allied bombardment of Ede on 17 September 1944.

Museum Bronbeek

Housed in the former home for veterans of the Royal Dutch East-Indian Army (KNIL), the Dutch colonial museum tells the story of the Dutch East-Indies.

Museum Het Valkhof

The most beautiful Roman finds in the Netherlands, a colourful collection of contemporary art and a magnificent collection of ancient art. The museum's collections focus on the Nijmegen's illustrious history and Charlemagne's Valkhof Castle.

Museum Korps Rijdende Artillerie

The Riding Artillery Museum shows the history of the Corps through historical documents and books, paintings, old small arms, military attributes, utensils and examples of former uniforms.

Museum Nijkerk

The Nijkerk Museum is the local historic town centre.

Museum Sjoel Elburg

The Sjoel Elburg museum tells the story of the lives of twelve Jewish families who lived in Elburg since 1700.

Museum Vaassen Historie

The Vaassen History museum highlights several fixed themes, including events during the Second World Was and, in particular, the downed planes, the fallen, survivors and descendants.

Museum Vliegbasis Deelen

The museum focuses on the Night Fight 1940-1945 and the air battle above the province of Gelderland.

The National Liberation Monument

"The National Liberation Monument commemorates the liberation of the Netherlands on 5 May 1945 and the capitulation of Japan on 15 August 1945, which liberated the Dutch East Indies."

Freedom Museum

Experience Freedom! Experience the onset of WW2, the years of occupation, the liberation and the rebuilding of the Netherlands and Europe after the war.

The National Canadian Liberation Memorial

The National Canadian Liberation memorial in Apeldoorn commemorates the liberation of the Netherlands by Canada between September 1944 and May 1945.

Nationaal onderduikmuseum

Het Nationaal Onderduikmuseum verhaalt over het leven van een gemeenschap in ongewone tijden: de Tweede Wereldoorlog. In het museum Markt 12 wordt een beeld gegeven van het dagelijks leven van burgers in de bezettingsjaren 1940-1945….

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