The Airborne Museum in Oosterbeek, The Netherlands is flooded with visitors in this commemorative month. For that reason, the museum extends it’s opening-hours from Friday.
Only on Saturday, September 21st, the museum previously closes because of the visit of Prince Charles.
In the Netherlands are numerous activities these weeks related to the 75th anniversary of the Allied liberation Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Arnhem. According to different organisations there are many notable groups of relatives of Allied fighters in the area where the heavy fighting took place in September 1944.
Among others, the exhibition Arnhem Boys is popular in the park of the Airborne Museum. British photographer Richard Jobson worked four years to portrait 28 veterans who look back on 1944. Of the 28 men, already eleven deceased since their portrait. They were still almost children, when they went to Arnhem at that time.
The Airborne museum encourages visitors to buy tickets online. Nevertheless, queuing is still possible.
Opening hours remembrance week:
13 – 19 September 9:00 tot 21:00 hours
20 September 9:00 till 17:00 hours
21 September 9:00 till 15:30 hours
Normal opening hours:
Every day: 10:00 til 17:00 hours