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The Betuwe 18 September 1944 until 5 May 1945. The area between Arnhem and Nijmegen ,,the Island" There where a lot of hard battles between the Allies and the Germans, a total of 16 different nationalities where fighting in this area. 132 aircrafts crashed and 60.000 people had to be evacuated. The Betuwe was turned into a warzone. In the Betuws War museum ,,the Island" is a complete overview of this heart rending history. The museum was opened in April 1999. A lot of objects are donated in 45 years by veterans and people living across "The Island". There is a guide for you to give a guided tour.

Alternative name:

nl Betuws Oorlogsmuseum “The Island” 1944-1945

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Betuws "Island" War Museum
Onze lieve Vrouwestraat 36
6666 AL Heteren

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology


Local War

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 01:30 pm – 05:00 pm
Thursday 01:30 pm – 05:00 pm
Friday 01:30 pm – 05:00 pm
Saturday 01:30 pm – 05:00 pm
Sunday 01:30 pm – 05:00 pm


The museum is open from February till the end of November:
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
from 13:30 - 17:00 hour.

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Voluntary gift starting from € 4,00 per person.

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Onze lieve Vrouwestraat 36, Heteren, The Netherlands


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