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.






  • Rosie the Riveter

    A homage to the women who worked for freedom
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  • Liberation Festival & Children’s Flea Market

    Sunday 18 September 2016, the annual Liberation Festival will once again be organised at the National Liberation Museum in Groesbeek. This year sees the 25th anniversary of the festival.
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  • Guided tours for the blind and visually impaired

    Looking with your hands is allowed.
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  • November 11th donation from Canada to the Netherlands

    Liberation wooden shoes from Canada return to the Netherlands.
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  • October 25 Lili Marlene at the Liberation Museum

    How a 'Schlager' made history and became the greatest hit in WW2.
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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!