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Snapshots – Echoes of Silence – Luc Mary-Rabin

An assortment of 55 original prints by Luc Mary-Rabine dedicated to remembrance and in particular to the concentration camps and extermination centres are put on display at the Royal Military Museum. To create a link between past and present period pictures from the Museum collections complete the selection.

Exhibition on the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in Luxembourg

Between 17 September and 17 November 2020, an exhibition on "The Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in Luxembourg" will take place at Hall du Funiculaire, Middle Station, Pfaffenthal (Luxembourg). The exhibition is organised by the European Institute of Cultural Routes (EICR), with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg National Railway Company (CFL).

Eye to eye with war

In 2020 it will be 75 years since the Netherlands was liberated. To celebrate this anniversary, the Fries Museum, in collaboration with Tresoar, the Frisian Film Archive and Historical Center Leeuwarden is exhibiting archive images of the Second World War and the liberation of the province of Friesland.

Potsdam Conference 1945 – Shaping the World

The Potsdam Conference marks one of the most important historical events of the 20th century. World-wide, it stands as a symbol of the endpoint of World War II in Europe and the outbreak of the Cold War. The “Potsdam Agreement” that was adopted at Cecilienhof Palace laid the foundation for the reshaping of the world after 1945.

The Second World War in Films

This temporary exhibition brings the magic of the silver screen to the Freedom Museum. Experience a fascinating journey between fact and fiction in The Second World War in Film.

Murdered Art: Works of Jewish artists

Museum Sjoel Elburg and the Noord-Veluws Museum are working together on an exhibition in the context of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the occupation by Nazi Germany. Both museums bring the work of Jewish artists, who have been killed by persecution and resistance, back into the limelight

Voices of War

Voices of War consists of three separate compilations of excerpts from audio interviews held in IWM’s rich sound archive.

Militracks 2021 – Oorlogsmuseum Overloon

Militracks is on Saturday 15 May and Sunday 16 May 2021. The military collectibles market opens at 09:00, at the same time as the gates to the grounds open. The vehicles begin driving starting at 09:30. From that time, there will be on-going rides, with a short lunch break at noon. Militracks lasts on both days until 17:00.

Great Women during the War: 1939-1945

During the Second World War, women experienced anxiety, fear, worry and loss, while holding on to hope. They contributed to the war effort by working and by drawing upon their energy and skills to seize new opportunities, and to successfully take on new responsibilities — often receiving little recognition in return.

Maple Leaves and Tulips: 75 Years, Then & Now

In honour of the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe the Juno Beach Centre presents the temporary exhibit “Maple Leaves and Tulips: 75 Years, Then & Now”.

The forgotten execution – Audiotour

Wednesday, September 20, 1944. While the Battle of Arnhem is in full swing, in Sonsbeek Park four men are standing in front of a German firing squad. During the free audio tour 'The Forgotten Execution' you walk through park Sonsbeek to the place of the execution.

Antwerp X

The exhibition 'Antwerp X' shows the terror of the V1 and V2 flying bombs in Antwerp.

Immersive Experience 1944 Mons

From 31 August, the Mons Memorial Museum will host a new temporary immersive experience. Using the latest technology, go back in time and step into the shoes of an American soldier, a German soldier, a resistance fighter or a Mons civilian to understand and feel the spirit of 1944. Have a 360° experience, fully immersed in history!

Dilemma Maze

The Dilemma Maze consists of white crosses that refer to the 'field of honour', the cemetery for fallen soldiers from the Second World War. The choice that visitors make at each intersection in the maze determines the continuation of the story and thus the way through the maze.

Utah Beach, then and now

Through old pictures and recent ones, visitors will be brought back at the time of D-Day on Utah Beach and Sainte-Marie-du-Mont. This temporary exhibition will be presented from June 2019 until November 2020.

Havendagen Tholen

Havendagen is a weekend of local celebration organised every two years in Tholen, in the southwest Netherlands. In 2021, the event will be dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the liberation.