Take a virtual tour of the exhibition ‘WW2 in 100 objects’

It's been two years since the exhibition WW2 in 100 Objects in the Kunsthal Rotterdam ended, having welcomed more than 100,000 visitors. However, the exhibition website has been extended with a Google Street View 360-degree version of the exhibition. Now everyone can still visit the exhibition virtually: www.tweedewereldoorlog.nl/100voorwerpen/virtueel/ Objects of the National Hideout Museum The National Hideout Museum in Aalten [...]

National Hideout Museum contributed to successful exhibition in Berlin

The National Hideout Museum was involved in the preparation of the exhibition. 1945 – NIEDERLAGE. BEFREIUNG. NEUANFANG – ZWÖLF LÄNDER EUROPAS NACH DEM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG Van het Duits Historisch Museum in Berlijn (24. 4.2015-10.01-2016) The Second World War ended in Europe on the 8th of May 1945 with the capitulation of the Wehrmacht. Six years […]

Dutch Canadian publishes diary about years in hiding during WW2

Peter Van Essen was born in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, in 1922. In 1943, to avoid forced labour in Germany, Peter went into hiding on a farm near Aalten, with the help of the resistance movement. He spent the next two years hiding on the farm, named 'De Koekoek', and kept a diary of his experiences. During this time [...]

Exhibition ‘Portrait of an Era’

About photography and daily life around the year 1900 in Westphalia and the Achterhoek 28 November 2015 – 3 April 2016 The exhibition ‘Zeitgeist-Zeitenwende’ (Portrait of an Era) presents a selection of some 40 photographs, including portraits, motifs from the life in the countryside as well as photos of buildings. The images illustrate there are parallels between the transition from old […]

Hideout Museum score high at ANWB museum check

The Royal Dutch Touring Club (ANWB) had its members check the accessibility and hospitality of Dutch museums for less mobile visitors. By means of a questionnaire visitors could rate various criteria with grades from 1 to 10. These criteria included accessibility by public transport, parking facilities in the vicinity of the museum, the availability of a disabled toilet and the possibility […]


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