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Airborne Museum Hartenstein

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Don’t let the outside of this museum trick you into thinking it’s a small museum. There are two or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Q4580BKnicks
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Well worth a visit

Well presented, sobering museum with great dioramas explained the events. Knowing the events of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
julezhughes
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Utrechtseweg 232, 6862 AZ Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 December 2011

This is the Hartenstein Hotel, made famous by the book and file 'A Bridge Too Far', which told the tale of the ill fated mission to catch the bridges over the Rhine, and so end the war by Christmas 1944. Following the landing of 1st...More

18  Thank The-Right-Stuff
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

We travelled to Arnhem with my father-in-law, a WW2 Parachute Regiment veteran, now 87, for the commemoration weekend. I could not believe that returning veterans had to pay admission. Also, when walking in the grounds in the evening, we were kept away from the museum...More

5  Thank ckeeble
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All reviews airborne experience market garden airborne museum well worth a visit both sides on display top floor short film couple of hours allied forces two hours several floors sound effects first class dutch resistance sherman tank well thought out
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t let the outside of this museum trick you into thinking it’s a small museum. There are two or three floors below ground that make this an essential stopping point. It tells the compelling story of the fighting in 1944. Outside you’ll find a Sherman...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well presented, sobering museum with great dioramas explained the events. Knowing the events of the past was not needed as the opening video helps explain what happened and what the building was used for. At times my husband and I were in tears remembering those...More

Thank julezhughes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a last minute tour as I was in the region for business, and took a day to visit Oosterbeek and this museum. The beautiful Hartenstein hotel / museum, was only tarnished by necessary construction to the outside of the building, but the essence...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum is in the old Hartenstein Hotel that was in the middle of Operation Market Garden during WW2. It served as a headquarters for both the Germans and the British.

Thank RobTennessee_USA
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Informative museum which includes a short movie and an Airborne Experience area which is very well done and provides a good interpretation of conditions within Arnhem at the time of the battle.

Thank deebee584
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A well laid out and informative museum commemorating a sad piece of history for the British and allied forces during world war 2.

Thank peter f
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Either if you are a "freaky" of the II WW or just a common visitor, this museum offers you a broad guide about the Market Garden operation; perfecly ilustrated and explained. There are many unique objets related and mementos. Although outside the place seems to...More

Thank darkerjoe
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We have visited this a few times and there is always something slightly different. It’s great value for money and has a brilliant collection of artefacts from the Battle of Arnhem. A lovely memorial to the Airborne soldiers and people of Arnhem giving a comprehensive...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

My father participated in Operation Market Garden as a Glider Pilot & I’ve read a lot about the Battle of Arnhem, but I found the museum & exhibits able to provide extra atmosphere & information which enhanced my knowledge of events, & the personnel involved,...More

1  Thank 129SteveH
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Great museum which brought to life all that I have read over the years. This visit was a culmination of years of trying to get here and explore the area. You must visit here if you are interested in the experience of these guys. Unique...More

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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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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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