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Airborne Museum Hartenstein

Utrechtseweg 232, 6862 AZ Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
+31 26 333 7710
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The museum was good, but the star was the self guided walk round the perimeter

The museum stretches over several floors of the famous building where the HQ was. The display... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jim S
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Very well put together

Visited here as part of the weekend of learning and paying respects to those that laid down their... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Robert W
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Utrechtseweg 232, 6862 AZ Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum stretches over several floors of the famous building where the HQ was. The display describes the events of the market garden attack. What is more impressive is the reconstruction on the lowest floor that tries to give you an idea of what the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited here as part of the weekend of learning and paying respects to those that laid down their lives to save and liberate Arnhem all those years ago, would really recommend this for anyone interested in World War 2 history. Only blight was the scaffolding...More

Thank Robert W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It may have been a complete disaster, with many (young) lives lost in a most improbable battle, yet there is no denying the fact that because of the selfless sacrifice of so many, we have a freer world today. There are many points of interest...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This recently renovated museum housed in the actual HQ used by the British is a must stop to get a good overview of Operation Market Garden. Tells the story from Allied, Axis and Dutch points of view in Dutch, English and German. Visit here first,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oosterbeek is a really pretty suburb west of Arnhem and well worth the journey out of the city to reach it. The museum is really well done, with many fascinating and unique exhibits relating to Operation Market Garden. The recreation of a war-torn Arnhem street...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great museum. Well laid out and gives a good overview from all perspectives (British, Polish, German and Dutch). Very worthwhile visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a WWII history buff, Operation Market Garden was a must see piece of Europe. The Airborne Museum does an excellent job telling the story of the area during Market Garden. The collection is well displayed. Oosterbeek is a great place to visit and the...More

Thank Rick T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now the Airborne Museum, the Hartenstein Hotel was the head quarters of the British airborne division during the Battle of Arnhem. It’s hard to believe that peaceful and bucolic Oosterbeek was the scene in 1944 of the vicious fighting recounted in the Museum. The Museum...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very impressive building with lots of history. Good to see and very important to not forget the sacrifies of the people made, whilte fighting for peace in Europe in World War II

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to this museum is a true must when visiting this area. It describes clearly the operation Market Garden during WWII and all its implications, for citizens, allied forces and Germans. The personal stories of soldiers and citizens are deeply touching and make you...More

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Therese234
5 September 2016|
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Response from EricCheshire | Reviewed this property |
There's a bus running frequently to the museum area (as well as the cemetery). The bus runs from the Central bus and rail station in Arnhem
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MINIPaul
13 January 2016|
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Response from Morís d | Reviewed this property |
There is a small car park which you can access from the main road. There is no charge for parking here. In case this car park is full, you can drive on for about 100 meters, passing the museum on your right hand side until... More
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Georgina T
19 July 2015|
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Response from Airborne M | Property representative |
The Utrechtseweg in Oosterbeek is under construction at the moment, and that is why bus line 1 does not drive the normal route. Is it possible for you to walk? The War Cemetery (Van Limburg Stirumweg) is near the Oosterbeek... More
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