Museum Wings of Liberation

The Netherlands




The Wings of Liberation Museum tells the compelling story of the liberation of the southern Netherlands at the end of World War II.

Go back in time to the liberation of the Netherlands: the sound of roaring fighter plane engines, heroic pilots and American paratroopers. The museum is situated in the area where, on 17 September 1944, airborne operations as part of Operation Market Garden marked the beginning of the liberation of the southern Netherlands.

The timeline comprises the entire period from the occupation in 1940 and the repression years 1940-1944, through to the liberation in the final months of 1944. The museum has an extensive collection including dioramas, photos, tanks, aircraft, and weaponry that was actually used in Operation Market Garden.


Sonseweg 39, 5681 BH Best, Pays-Bas


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