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Learn more about the Battle of Arnhem and its history during World War II at Airborne Museum Hartenstein. At the museum, housed in the former headquarters of the British Airborne Division, you'll gain an understanding of the battle, Operation Market Garden, and why the mission ultimately failed. During the battle, which was part of the larger Operation Market Garden, the Allied Forces attempted to capture the Arnhem Road Bridge. Their goal was to create an open route to Germany. You'll also get a window into the effect of the battle on the residents of this quiet town. See displays of weaponry, uniforms, and equipment, as well as photographs, films, and interviews with Allied soldiers. Put Airborne Museum Hartenstein into our Oosterbeek day trip site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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One complaint is that the screen on the top floor is almost impossible to see as the room is so bright. Some shades on the window would make this experience better. See photo. more »
I had not visited this museum for eight years What a difference the refurbishment has made? The films, displays and interactive items are first class. Don't miss the basement which really puts you in ... more »
Dit museum is zeer de moeite waard om met het gezin heen te gaan. Operatie Market garden is informatief, goed, begrijpelijk en levensecht weer gegeven. Indrukwekkend zowel voor ouders als kinderen. De... more »This museum is well worth to go with the family. Operation Market garden is informative, good, understandable and lifelike. Impressive both for parents and children. Worth it to go
Very informative and well thought out. Not too big. Not too small.
Amazing to see bridge still in use. Museum staff were very helpful and good to chat with.
This is the place where the german panzer elite pushing until on Arnhem, good museum:)
A small Museum with lots and lots of info and things to see. Enjoyed this museum very much!!
Historic WWII location of operation Market Garden. Very good Museum dedicated to the airborne division jumping into the area of Arnhem.
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