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National Military Museum

Verlengde Paltzerweg 1, 3768 MX Soest, The Netherlands
+31 85 003 6000
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Very impressive!

Located on an old Dutch military airfield, this museum covers the history of the Dutch Army and Air... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
interceptpubs
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Columbus, Indiana
One of the best military museums in the world

The museum is situated on a former airbase within the forest. You can easily reach it by car... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
FluffyTiger
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Rotterdam, Holland
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In the NMM at the former Soesterberg air base, the past, present and future of the Dutch armed forces come together. See our impressive collection at first hand and experience for yourself the exciting stories of our armed forces at the biggest museum about the Dutch military! The NMM has the most extraordinary collection of tanks, aircraft, armoured vehicles and helicopters in the Netherlands! Each one of them is unique and has its own story. Personal objects and moving stories also come to life at the NMM. You will be amazed how the Dutch armed forces are interwoven with the world around you!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Verlengde Paltzerweg 1, 3768 MX Soest, The Netherlands
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+31 85 003 6000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Located on an old Dutch military airfield, this museum covers the history of the Dutch Army and Air Force and even more than just touches on Dutch naval history as well. Getting here by car is a bit disconcerting as there aren't a whole lot...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The museum is situated on a former airbase within the forest. You can easily reach it by car, bicycle or bus from Amersfoort. The size of this museum is overwhelming with many exhibitions about the Dutch army history and a big number of vehicles, airplanes...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This musea is really worth a visit. We started just after opening and ended up just before closure and we did not even see it all. My son loved driving a mini tank. I really tink this is the most brought musea in military. Great...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I have to confess.... colleections of military hardware are not really my thing, but the layout was good and there were clear explanations in both English and Dutch. For kids, however, there was plenty to do..from sword-fighting lessons, to rides and an interactive adventure zone....More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Visited with 2 young kids, it’s interesting for everyone. Lots of history, very interactive, great building with outside spaces as well.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

The National Military Museum is an outstanding collection of armor, combat aircraft, tanks, military equipment and its historical development throughout the times. The arrangement of its exhibition is outstanding. Aircraft come to life, history is told, silent armor impresses by its sheer mass and lighting....More

Thank Stephan H
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

During my visit there where veterans of previous conflicts recounting times past, both good and bad as well as remembering comrades who are no longer with us, right through to school age children in awe of what is before them. The exhibits range from the...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Went there for the Ghengis Khan exhibition in the first place and also saw a big part of the rest. It is good for children too and they have some interactive things for them in a separate area. Older kids (over 8) can also try...More

Thank johnsalomone
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This great museum is on what used to be the Soesterberg Air Field. The building is huge but there are also activities outside. There is a nice little restaurant that you can visit with out entering the actual museum and even take your meal outside....More

Thank OggieDee
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This war museum is different than other museums. Children can play with, and read on elctric screens. Also they can drive a small electric tank and you can make a ride on a caterpillar truck. My children just want to go back and back and...More

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Brucefenstermaker
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Response from Montse A | Reviewed this property |
Not specially. I had more information about Indonesia and WWII in Arnhem. There is a museum there speciallised in that subject. Only Indonesia.
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