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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 2020 – Oorlogsmuseum Overloon

Militracks is on Saturday 19 September and Sunday 20 September 2020. 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!

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.

Airborne Air Landings and Commemoration Ginkel Heath

As during the Operation Market Garden in 1944, around 2000 paratroopers will be dropped out of planes above the Ginkelse Heide. The brave men who fought for freedom 16 years ago will be commemorated during the Airborne Air Landings and Commemoration on the 19th of September.

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.