Here you can find interesting sights in Oosterbeek, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Oosterbeek, Netherlands.Back to the list of cities in Netherlands
1. Airborne Museum 'Hartenstein'
The Airborne Museum ‘Hartenstein’ in Oosterbeek, The Netherlands is dedicated to the Battle of Arnhem in which the Allied Forces attempted to form a bridgehead on the northern banks of the Rhine river in September 1944. Hartenstein served as the headquarters of the British 1st Airborne Division. In the museum an extensive and diverse collection is displayed consisting of original weaponry, genuine uniforms and equipment used in the battle. The numerous photos and films on display provide a realistic picture which is enhanced by interviews with Allied soldiers. In addition the museum has an award-winning Airborne Experience exhibition, that depicts the area around Arnhem and Oosterbeek during the battle. The museum also provides German and civilian perspectives.
2. Airborne monument
The Airborne monument in the Dutch city of Arnhem is a monument on Airborneplein in memory of Arnhem in September 1944. It consists of a column damaged by the war of the former Palace of Justice in Arnhem that is placed on a pedestal. During the Battle of Arnhem in September 1944, the courthouse was completely destroyed. An excerpt of one of the columns was preserved as a reminder of the war and now forms the monument. On September 17, 1945, the monument was unveiled by the Queen's Commissioner, Schelto Baron van Heemstra. On the column is the date in gilded letters: September 17, 1944.
St Bourne's Church is a neo-Gothic hall. The building is located at the first position of the air highway. 129 is too eastward. After the 1922-23 renovation, she knew of a three-sided enclosed choir and several side churches. There is a sacred heart statue in the square in front of the church. After being partially destroyed during the war, the tower was no longer completely dismantled and was at the same height as the ship.
4. De Arnhemse Schipbrug
The Schipbrug Arnhem was a pontoon bridge in Arnhem over the Lower Rhine. The ship bridge was on the west of the city where nowadays the Nelson Mandela bridge is located. It provided the most important connection over the Rhine to the Construction of Rijnbrug in 1935.
5. St. Walburgisbasiliek
The Sint-Walburgiskerk is the oldest still existing church in Arnhem. The building has a characteristic double tower front on the west side. The church is built on the Grafelijke Hof and the residence of Reinald 1.
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