Beleef de vrijheid!
Erlebe die Freiheit!
   Experience freedom!

A unique building on a unique location

The Liberation Museum is based in a building largely made up of portacabins from the former ‘Neeltje Jans’ flood barrier construction site in Zealand. These were moved here in 1987. In 2000 the museum was extended by a full 700 m2. The Commemoration Dome with the Roll of Honour and shaped like a parachute and was built in 1987. This is in memory of the dropping of thousands of American paratroopers on the landing zones at the ‘Wylerbaan’ and ‘Klein Amerika’ Groesbeek on September 17th 1944, as well as the great Rhineland Offensive on February 8th 1945.






  • Exhibition 'The SS: Versatile Extremism'

    The SS is one of the most infamous organisations in history. The name SS immediately recalls images of blond Aryan men, ruthless camp guards, and death squads.
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  • Group Day Packages 2017

    The National Liberation Museum has a number of special group day packages in 2017.
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  • Battlefield tours 2017

    The National Liberation Museum offers various battlefield tours in 2017: bus tours, bicycle tours and battlefield tours in historical army vehicles.
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  • Liberation Festival & Children’s Flea Market 2017

    The National Liberation Museum 1944-1945 in Groesbeek holds its yearly Liberation Festival with different fun activities on Sunday 17 September 2017.
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  • Freedom Shorts: short films by new talent

    In cooperation with AC Films and many other film makers, the National Liberation Museum 1944-1945 presents a selection of twelve short films about the war and the liberation on Friday 15 September 2017.
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Please support us in keeping the liberation message alive.

The Liberation Museum receives almost no grants and is kept operational by a few paid staff members and more than 100 volunteers. All financial support is very welcome!

Please send your donations to:
IBAN: NL14RABO0117428876
Made payable to: The Liberation Museum, Groesbeek, The Netherlands

Thank you for your donation!