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Airborne Museum Hartenstein

Airborne Museum Hartenstein

 
The Airborne Museum tells the story of the Battle of Arnhem. One of the museum’s important goals is to make the Battle of Arnhem personal and tangible by telling the story from a multi perspective. Airborne Museum Hartenstein is a centre for remembrance, a place where national and international visitors can reflect on the Battle of Arnhem and on the important role of this battle in World War II.

0031 26 333 7710 Website
poland
Museum Of Military Technology “Gryf”

Museum Of Military Technology “Gryf”

 
We collect exhibits related to military technology, with particular emphasis on equipment from World War II. Our main idea is dynamic presentation of the exhibits. Our vehicles are fully technically working – taking share in the productions of the historical battle of outdoor performances and educational events, as well as in the realization of documentaries and feature films. We also work with a passion for history and reconstructive groups, which historically uniformed members make up the crew of our vehicles.

0048 667 910 060 Website
usa
American Heritage Museum

American Heritage Museum

 
Explore America’s conflicts, beginning with the Revolutionary War to today. You’ll discover, and interact with, our heritage through the History, the national effort developing new technologies of warfare, and the Human Impact of America’s fight to preserve the freedom we all hold dear. Among the staggering variety of rare relics, the American Heritage Museum features over fifteen tanks and artifacts that are the only ones on public display in North America.

001 978 562 9182 Website
france
MM Park Museum France

MM Park Museum France

 
With its 7,000 m2, one of the largest museums in Europe dedicated to the Second World War. On the ground floor are two large exhibition halls with, in particular, vehicles, the leisure park and a restaurant. Upstairs are the weapons, uniforms and the room housing the Sussex 1944 collection. Near Strasbourg.

0388 59 25 43 Website
uk
The Tank Museum

The Tank Museum

 
The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life, with the world’s finest collection of tanks displayed in awe-inspiring, modern exhibitions. The museum houses 300 tanks, representing key battles from every major conflict since WWI. Our exhibitions tell the story of this British invention featuring moving stories from the soldiers that fought in them.

01929 405096 Website
netherlands
Victory Museum

Victory Museum

 
The Victory Museum uses exciting dioramas to depict various facets of the Second World War, including: The Liberation of the Northern Netherlands by the Canadians and Poles. An airfield of the RAF (Royal Air Force)Engineers of the TAF (Tactical Air Force), a support branch for operations of the RAF. German troops in the Netherlands. Red Ball Express, the Allied supply route between Normandy and the moving front. Logistical support by the US Navy. Canadian field radio operations. Africa, the fight in the Sahara. Come and have a look and let yourself be taken back to the period 1940-1945.

0033 (0)6 513 707 17 Website
australia
The Australian Armour and Artillery Museum

The Australian Armour and Artillery Museum

 
The Australian Armour and Artillery Museum is the largest museum of its kind in the southern hemisphere. We are dedicated to the collection, preservation, restoration and display of Armoured Vehicles and Artillery from the 1800's to the present day. Our collection includes armoured vehicles and artillery from both world wars with a particular focus on WWII. Some other attractions we offer are APC rides, a shooting gallery and retail shop.

00617 4038 1665 Website
netherlands
Oorlogs Museum Overloon

Oorlogs Museum Overloon

 
The National War and Resistance Museum of the Netherlands. The museum is located on the site of the Battle of Overloon, a World War II tank and infantry battle between Allied and German forces that occurred in September and October 1944, in the aftermath of Operation Market Garden. Set in 14 hectares of woodland, it is one of two museums in an area now designated as Liberty Park. A feature of the museum is the large number of military vehicles and equipment on display, both German and Allied.

0031 610 953009 Website
netherlands
Airborne at the Bridge

Airborne at the Bridge

 
Accompanied with a phenomenal view of the world famous John Frost Bridge, Airborne at the Bridge tells the personal stories of the British lieutenant John Grayburn, the German Hauptsturmführer Viktor Eberhard Gräbner, and the Dutch commander Jacob Groenewoud, who fought and died during the Battle of Arnhem in September 1944.

0031(0)26 333 77 10 Website
belgium
Hooge Crater Museum

Hooge Crater Museum

 
The Hooge Crater Museum has become Belgium's best private WWI museum. With its life-size reconstructions of World War I battle scenes, its extensive collection of weapons, equipment and photographs, this museum is highly recommended. During a visit to the Ypres Salient, Hooge and this unique war museum is an absolute must for the tourist, collector or historian.

0032 57 46 84 46 Website
germany
Dambusters Sperrmauer Museum Edersee

Dambusters Sperrmauer Museum Edersee

 
This museum tells the story of Operation Chastise on May 17th 1943 – the Dambusters raid by 617 Squadron RAF. See the construction of the Eder Dam and the reconstruction after the raid. Museum visitors with a valid admission ticket can take part in the daily guided tour of the Eder Dam from 10:00 a.m. free of charge.

0049 172 2787829 Website
france
Fortress of Mimoyecques

Fortress of Mimoyecques

 
This completely underground base located in Landrethun-le-Nord, at a place called Mimoyecques, was to be used for the installation of the V3 cannon. Like all retaliatory weapons, the V3 was to bomb England and turn the tide of World War II. The site was hit by the Royal Air Force on July 6, 1944, including the giant 'Tallboy' bombs, ending a major threat to London and the allies.

0321 871034 Website
belgium
Canada Poland WW2 Museum

Canada Poland WW2 Museum

 
This private museum was founded in 1994 as a tribute to our Canadian and Polish liberators who fought on October 6, 1944 at the Leopold Canal in Adegem. More specifically: Operation Switchback – the Battle of the Scheldt – Breskens Pocket. Our museum consists of a very unique historical collection with more than hundreds of complete uniforms and equipment of Canadian and Polish soldiers in lifelike dioramas.

0032 50710 666 Website
luxembourg
Musée de la Bataille des Ardennes Clervaux

Musée de la Bataille des Ardennes Clervaux

 
The Museum of the Battle of the Ardennes at the Château de Clervaux illustrates this historic moment of the Second World War by means of authentic documents, uniforms and weapons. The Museum retraces this dark but crucial period of the past century. The Ardennes Offensive or Battle of the Bulge lasted almost two months. It was one of the biggest and most confusing battles of World War II.

00352 26 91 06 95 Website
usa
Indiana Military Museum Inc

Indiana Military Museum Inc

 
Where history comes alive! This unique military museum has a vast range of exhibits and regular themed events from the American Revolution to the beaches of Normandy, the jungles of Vietnam to the deserts of Afghanistan. Explore the life and times of brave military men and women: the uniforms they wore, weapons they used, and vehicles they drove. Experience the stories you know in a new way, and discover ones you’ve never heard about national legends and local heroes.

001 812 882 1941 Website
france
Le Blockhaus d’Eperlecques History Park

Le Blockhaus d’Eperlecques History Park

 
1942 Hitler orders the construction of the first launch base for the V2 secret weapon at Eperlecques. This construction site of one hectare of concrete bombarded on August 27, 1943 was abandoned in 1944. Today this historical park (deportation wagon, V1&V2 ramp, guns and military equipment, etc.) allows a fun and instructive visit with sound in 9 languages.

0321 88 44 22 Web Site
france
D-Day Collins Museum

D-Day Collins Museum

 
The D-Day Collins Museum is located in the Chateau of Franquetot. This was the command post of General Collins' 7th US Army Corps in July 1944 from where he prepared Operation Cobra with Generals Eisenhower, Bradley and Patton. We also offer Bed and Breakfast as the perfect base for your Normandy tour.

0233 208836 or 0681 936351 Website
canada
The Ontario Regiment RCAC Museum

The Ontario Regiment RCAC Museum

 
Canada's largest collection of operational historical military vehicles.  The museum is home to an operational fleet of artifact vehicles that includes Jeeps, Trucks, APCs, IFVs and Main Battle Tanks from the Second World War to the present day.  Visitors can not only get up close with these machines, but can often experience them in operation during the summer. Canada's Tank Museum.

001 905 728 6199 Website
netherlands
Liberation Museum Zeeland

Liberation Museum Zeeland

 
Set on an area of ​​more than three hectares, in which the Battle of the Scheldt can be experienced. The exhibition pavilion is 4500 m2 in size. Around it you will find bunkers, various barriers, a Bailey bridge, tanks and even the restored emergency church from Ellewoutsdijk in the midst of Zeeland elements such as water, beach and dikes.

0031 113 671 475 Website
belgium
For Freedom Museum

For Freedom Museum

 
The For Freedom Museum in Ramskapelle (Knokke-Heist) is a museum that focuses on the liberation of West Flanders and the Battle of the Scheldt.

0032 50 68 71 30 Website
uk
Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

 
The Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum is situated on one of the very few surviving airfields which participated in the Battle of Britain. Permanently housed at Manston are splendid restored examples of the two principal World War 2 fighter aircraft which served the Royal Air Force so well in so many areas of conflict both at home and overseas. You can now gain an insight into flying the Spitfire on our Spitfire Simulator.

01843 821940 Website
uk
RAF Museum Midlands

RAF Museum Midlands

 
The RAF Museum Midlands at Cosford tells the story of the RAF through its collections and its people. Marvel at the world’s oldest Spitfire and many other warbirds. Explore thrilling displays of aircraft, iconic cars, and tanks at our National Cold War Exhibition and its immersive Hotspots. Step inside our interactive Flight Zone for hours of family fun.

01902 376 200 Website
uk
RAF Museum London

RAF Museum London

 
The RAF Museum London shares the story of the RAF. We’re based on the former grounds of RAF Hendon, one of the birthplaces of British aviation. Come explore our six hangars packed with 80 iconic aircraft, enjoy our interactives, experience tours and step inside a real WW2 Spitfire. We are the only place in the world with four authentic Battle of Britain fighter aircraft.

020 8205 2266 Website
uk
Army Flying Museum

Army Flying Museum

 
The Army Flying Museum, located next to the Army Air Corps airfield, Middle Wallop, Hampshire, holds an extensive collection including over 35 fixed wing and rotary aircraft.Imaginative displays and a clever use of interactives and video offer a fascinating insight into the history of British Army flying from the pioneering days of balloons through to modern day helicopter operations.

01264 781086 Website
uk
Tangmere Military  Aviation Museum

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

 
Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is located in a corner of the former Tangmere airfield, famed as an RAF fighter station from 1918 until Fighter Command left in 1958. Exhibiting the history of aircraft and personnel involved in military aviation with particular reference to RAF Tangmere and its unique place in that history. Serving as a memorial to those allied airmen and airwomen who gave their lives in the service of this country.

01243 790 090 Website
uk
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

 
Step back in time to a WW2 Bomber Command airfield and experience some of the greatest planes in history. The Centre is a living and breathing history experience with the sights and sounds of a wartime airfield and a running Lancaster and Mosquito. We are the home of Lancaster NX611 "Just Jane".

01790 763207 Website
uk
Jersey War Tunnels

Jersey War Tunnels

 
Discover a story you will never forgot. A unique exhibition housed in the original tunnels built by the Germans using slave and forced labour during World War 2. Explore the story of life in Jersey during the German occupation. The hardship, the heartache and the heroism, in the words of the people who were there.

01534 860808 Website
uk
Royal Engineers Museum

Royal Engineers Museum

 
Visit Kent’s largest military museum to discover how the Royal Engineers have helped the British Army live, move and fight for over 300 years. With highlights including 25 Victoria Crosses, Wellington’s map of Waterloo, Chard’s weapons from the Zulu War, an amazing collection of bridge laying tanks, Chinese silks, the world’s first guided torpedo, Indian battle axes, a huge piece of the Berlin Wall, Zulu shields, a Harrier Jump Jet and a deadly V2 rocket.

01634 822839 Website
usa
Museum Of American Armor

Museum Of American Armor

 
With over fifty operational armor vehicles under 25,000 square feet of space within a park preserve some thirty five miles east of Manhattan, the Museum of American Armor on Long Island offers periodic armor immersion programs for visitors in cooperation with living historians that recreate the embattled woods of France, 1944. Open year around, Thur-Sunday, donations suggested.

001 516 454 8265 Website
uk
The Channel Island Military Museum

The Channel Island Military Museum

 
The Channel Islands Military Museum is housed in a former 10.5cm gun bunker which once formed part of Hitler’s Atlantic Wall defences along the coastline of St Ouen’s Bay, Jersey. The collection contains a lifetime’s work of collecting German Occupation items and related militaria. The collection allows visitors the opportunity artefacts both military and civilian that help tell the story of the five long years of German occupation.

07797 732072 Website
france
D-Day Museum Utah Beach

D-Day Museum Utah Beach

 
Situated on Utah Beach, this museum tells the story of the American Utah Beach landings that were so vital to D Day and the link up with the US airborne troops through a chronological tour, immerse yourself in the history of the D-Day landings and discover a collection rich in objects, vehicles, equipment and testimonies. See an authentic B26 bomber, an exceptional aircraft of which there are only a few left in the world, and relive the epic of the American soldiers through the film Victory Beach.

02 33 71 53 35 Website
usa
WWII American Experience

WWII American Experience

 
Gettysburg now has the perfect bookend to its Civil War Battlefield and Visitors’ Center—the World War II American Experience. This new World War II museum has it all—ride real Sherman tanks, learn the stories of real people who served, and touch and feel real history.

001 717 253 3414 Website
uk
Biggin Hill Heritage Hanger

Biggin Hill Heritage Hanger

 
Fly a Spitfire from Biggin Hill and re-live the emotion of RAF pilots as they carried out their missions in WWII.  Take the controls of our veteran two-seater Spitfires, hear the sound of the Rolls-Royce Merlin and enjoy the experience of a lifetime. Fly over locations including The Weald of Kent, Leeds Castle, Beachy Head and White Cliffs of Dover. We are a working hangar, all visits and tours must be booked in advance.

01959 576767 Website
france
Le Grand Bunker Musée Du Mur De L'atlantique

Le Grand Bunker Musée Du Mur De L'atlantique

 
The Grand Bunker at Ouistreham is a truly unique museum - set on 5 floors of this important bunker that saw history made on D Day. Completely restored, it features engine rooms, filter rooms flanking casemates, chamber, infirmary, armory, radio transmission room and observation post. Plus a room dedicated to the 2 million slave labourers who were forced to work on Hitler's Atlantic Wall.

02 31 972869 Website
france
Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach

Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach

 
Located close to the famous "Omaha Beach", on the D514 facing the roundabout that provides access to the American Cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer. Overlord Museum chronicles the period of the Allied landing until the liberation of Paris. Personal items from individual soldiers and armoured fighting vehicles from the six armies in Normandy are in a series of dioramas showing over 35 vehicles, tanks and guns.

0033 (0)231 220055 Website
uk
The D-Day Story

The D-Day Story

 
The D-Day Story is the only UK museum dedicated to telling the story of 6th June 1944 through exhibits, interactives and video from the perspective of those who were there. Divided into three distinct parts the museum includes access onboard LCT 7074, the last surviving landing craft tank which carried ten tanks to Normandy and the impressive 83 metre Overlord Embroidery. 

023 9288 2555 The D-Day Story Website
uk
Eden Camp Modern History Museum

Eden Camp Modern History Museum

 
Step back in time to an original prisoner of war camp and experience the sights, sounds and smells of WW2 and beyond! Eden Camp Modern History Museum is a vast site full of history; we bring to life the tales of the past through first-hand memories and living history re-enactments. Get involved as a volunteer with Eden Camp Heritage Restorations, preserving our heritage from WW2 to modern day.
Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 6RT

01653 697777 Website
usa
Americans In Wartime Experience

Americans In Wartime Experience

 
When America goes to war, the American people go to war—from the armed forces to civil servants to the families at home. The Americans in Wartime Museum will bring history to life through the stories of American men and women who have answered the nation’s call to serve, from World War I to the present.

001 703 662 5774 Website
usa
American Armored Foundation Tank Museum

American Armored Foundation Tank Museum

 
With over 120 tank, armour and cavalry exhibits, the AAF Tank Museum's mission is to collect, restore, display and preserve as many Tank and Cavalry artifacts as is possible. To preserve the memories of the men and women so that present and future generations will have available to them a significant part of military history to learn from and explore.

001 434 836 5323 Website
france
D-Day Experience

D-Day Experience

 
Since June 2019, D-Day Experience offers the possibility to enter a new dimension: discover our 3D movie theater and relive the events of June 6, 1944 through a 36-minute long documentary dedicated to the invasion, which focuses on the decisive battle for Carentan in its second part.

0033 (0) 233 23 6195 Website
uk
Cobbaton Combat  Collection

Cobbaton Combat Collection

 
The hobby that got out of hand... Opened in 1981, Preston Isaac’s collection now has over 60 British, Canadian and Warsaw Pact vehicles and artillery pieces, with thousands of smaller items on show. We can also sell you a button, or hire you a tank.

01769 540740 Website
uk
REME Museum

REME Museum

 
The REME Museum preserves the heritage of the Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Formed in 1942 to meet the demands of World War Two, REME exists “to keep the punch in the Army’s fist” – Montgomery of El-Alamein. They keep the army moving forward in all conditions. That proud heritage is revealed in their museum. With seven galleries to explore and many interactives to keep you busy, there is lots to see and do.

01249 894 869 Website
uk
Norfolk Tank Museum

Norfolk Tank Museum

 
The Norfolk Tank Museum is an independent museum housing a collection of military vehicles, weapons and militaria including Deborah II, the replica Mk IV Tank as seen on Channel 4's documentary - Guy Martin's WWI Tank. We are a hands on museum, were you can climb inside and experience the confirmed space and atmosphere of the crew turret.

01508 532650 Website
poland
Panzer Farm

Panzer Farm

 
Panzer farm is Poland’s largest military collection in a private museum of Military Technology, just 30 km from Warsaw. On 15 hectares of land at Crcynno near Nasielsk, where until recently, the unit of the Missile Defense Forces of the Warsaw Pact was stationed here. We have created a special centre for all who are interested in militaria. Tank riding events are available to our visitors.

0048 665 194 466 Website
uk
Muckleburgh Military Collection

Muckleburgh Military Collection

 
The Muckleburgh Military Collection is the UK's largest privately owned working military collection with 25 tanks all in working order. At Weybourne Camp in Norfolk, we display tanks, armoured cars, bombs, artillery and missiles used by the allied armies during World War II.
It incorporates the Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry Museum of uniforms, weapons, photographs and documents, RAF Reconnaissance and Air Sea Rescue and Marine Craft.

01263 588210 Website
slovenia
Park of Military History Pivka

Park of Military History Pivka

 
The main collection of the Park of Military History is a national collection that comprises tanks and cannons from the 2nd World War, from the period of the Cold War and from the Slovenian liberation war in 1991 as well as the vehicles from the Slovenian Army. The Park has also an aircraft collection; it consists of two fighter aircraft, the American turbojet fighter-bomber F-84 Thunderjet and the Romanian IAR-93 Vultur/Eagle.

00386 (0)31 775 002 Website
denmark
Panzer Museum East

Panzer Museum East

 
Panzermuseum East at Slagelse is Scandinavia’s largest private collection/museum of military vehicles from the eastern side of the cold war period. You will find tanks, artillery, helicopters, trucks, jeeps, uniforms, technical equipment such as engines, radio communications, as well as motorcycles. The museum's focus is on showing what would have been seen in the air and the streets of Denmark if the Warsaw Pact (Soviet Union) had attacked Western Europe during the Cold War period from 1955 until the total collapse of the Soviet Union.

0045 202 59048 Website
uk
Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker

 
At Hack Green you will be transported into the chilling world of the Cold War. Re-built in the 1980’s at a cost of over £32 million, it was transformed into the blast-proof headquarters you can explore today. Previously classified, you can see the government’s preparations for nuclear war and step into the lives of those who worked here. See the Minister of State’s office, life support, communication centre, decontamination facilities, telephone exchange and much more. Hack Green is the home to the largest public display of nuclear weapons in Europe.

07702 314814 Website
france
Mémorial Pégasus Museum

Mémorial Pégasus Museum

 
The Mémorial Pégasus is dedicated to 6th British Airborne Division which landed on the eastern flank of the D-Day Beaches on 6th June 1944. Thousands of artefacts are presented, many donated to the museum by Veterans and their families. On display in the park of the museum, along with a full size copy of a Horsa Glider, is the original Pegasus Bridge, liberated by the airborne forces on D-Day.

0033 (0)231 78 19 44 Website
france
Normandy Victory Museum

Normandy Victory Museum

 
Normandy Victory Museum recently opened its doors. This highly innovative museum is situated near Carentan and Utah Beach and is an essential part of your Normandy D Day visit.

0233 717494 Web Site
sweden
Global War Museum

Global War Museum

 
Global War Museum is a private military museum featuring warfare from 1066 to 1966. We also provide vehicles and props for war films and documentaries. Munkedal, Sweden.

0046 (0)524 127 02 Website
uk
Armourgeddon Military Museum

Armourgeddon Military Museum

 
At Armourgeddon Military Museum, you will find a wide variety of military exhibits including; tanks & artillery, rifles, interactive displays, WWII scenes, a large number of military vehicles to view and one that you can even climb inside, as well as a Normandy Café serving light refreshments.

01858 880239 Web Site
uk
Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum

Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum

 
Suffolk’s rich aviation history is displayed in the historic and recently restored Communications Centre site at Kesgrave. With WW2 and Cold War exhibits, informative displays and special exhibitions, visitors are able to explore previously unrecorded aspects of aviation history. The centre is run by dedicated volunteers, this excellent museum also hosts special events throughout the season.

07803 908212 Website
uk
493rd Bomb Group Museum

493rd Bomb Group Museum

 
Debach Airfield, Suffolk. The home of Helton's Hellcats, Station 152 USAAF 1944 - 1945 "The Last but the Best". Debach was one of the last 8th Air Force heavy bomber stations to be occupied by the American 8th Army Air Force. We have 6 WW2 buildings full of displays including 20 WW2 military vehicles. The museum is privately owned and was started 20 years ago by Richard Taylor.

07850 078 432 Website
france
Cobra - La Percée Memorial Museum

Cobra - La Percée Memorial Museum

 
One of Normandy's best kept secrets! A wonderful museum focused on the liberation of the Periers sector of Normandy, showing of the battle of the road to the hospital, the last German line of defence held by the 2nd SS Pz Division, the most terrible fights of all the war for the men of the 359th Rgt of the 90 Infantry Division.

0607 478332 Website
netherlands
Atlantikwall-Museum (Hoek van Holland)

Atlantikwall-Museum (Hoek van Holland)

 
The museum is in a 1943 built German bunker, type Regelbau 611. This bunker is transformed into a modern museum. And entirely run and maintained by volunteers. Inside you will experience the story of the Atlantikwall through original artefacts, dioramas, text panels and in our cinema our own documentary. During opening an anti-tank gun is moved to its firing position.

0031 (0)6 2265 5069 Website
belgium
The Battle of the Ardennes Museum  (La Roche)

The Battle of the Ardennes Museum (La Roche)

 
The Museum with an astonishing collection on 3 levels and 1500sq.m was started soon after the war by Michel Bouillon and has now been taken over by his son Gilles who continues developping it. It’s the only museum in the Bulge that has a British section. As La Roche was liberated by British troops on 11 January 1945, numerous British veterans have returned and donated artefacts and uniforms.

0032 84 41 17 25 Website
belgium
December 44 Museum La Gleize

December 44 Museum La Gleize

 
This unique museum offers a chronological and themed journey into the history of the German offensive in the surrounding of La Gleize and the failure of Kampfgruppe Peiper to succeed in its mission in December 1944. The museum visit begins with an impressive encounter of 69 tons of armour in the form of a King Tiger tank from the 1st SS Panzer. It is the only one in Europe having participated in the Battle of the Bulge displayed at the location where it actually fought.

0032 (0)80 78 51 91 Website
belgium
Bastogne War Museum

Bastogne War Museum

 
Experience one of the greatest battles of the Second World War. The Bastogne War Museum offers you a contemporary interactive context of the causes, events and consequences of the Second World War, with a particular emphasis on the Battle of the Bulge.

0032 (0) 612 10220 Website
luxembourg
General Patton Memorial Museum

General Patton Memorial Museum

 
The museum pays tribute to General George S. Patton Jr., whose 80th infantry division liberated the town of Ettelbruck on 25 December 1944. In addition to the imposing statue of General Patton there are over 1000 photographs and documents that bear witness to the German invasion in May 1940, the Nazi occupation and the liberation by American troops in 1944. As well as many battlefield relics from the 1944 Battle of The Bulge, the museum also gives an overview of the air war over Luxembourg.

00352 81 03 22 21 Website
netherlands
Nationaal Militair Museum

Nationaal Militair Museum

 
With over 300,000 artefacts, the National Military Museum is home to the largest military collection in The Netherlands. From flint arrow heads to modern-day jets… an impressive and multifaceted collection. The NMM is part of Stichting Koninklijke Defensiemusea (Royal Defense Museums Foundation). This includes the Marine Museum in Den Helder, Military Police Museum in Buren and Marine Museum in Rotterdam.

085 003 6000 Website
germany
Luftwaffe Museum

Luftwaffe Museum

 
The museum at the Berlin-Gatow airfield (formerly the Air Force Museum) is a branch of the Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr in Dresden. While a general cultural history of violence is told there, the Berlin museum focuses on aerial warfare as the most recent form of military violence. The history of technology is understood as part of cultural history and the focus is on people in their various roles.

0049 (0) 30 3687 2601 Website
belgium
In Flanders Fields Museum

In Flanders Fields Museum

 
The In Flanders Fields Museum is a museum in Ypres, Belgium, dedicated to the study of the First World War. It occupies the second floor of the Cloth Hall on the market square in the city centre. The building was largely destroyed by artillery during the war, but was afterwards reconstructed.

0032 57 23 92 20 Website
germany
Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr

 
The Military History Museum of the Bundeswehr in Dresden is one of the most important history museums in Europe. The focus of the exhibitions is on people and the question of the causes and consequences of war and violence. It sees itself as a forum for the discourse on the role of war and the military in the past, present and future.

49 (0) 351 823 2803 Website
belgium
Bastogne Barracks Museum

Bastogne Barracks Museum

 
On December 16, 1944 the Germans launched their last major offensive in the West. On December 19, 1944 Brigade General Anthony McAuliffe, commander of the 101st Airborne Division arrives in Bastogne with his division and he establishes his headquarters at the Heintz Barracks. On December 22, 1944 he writes history: he anwers "Nuts" to the German troops encircling Bastogne and demanding surrender. You can discover one of the continent’s largest military vehicle collections, as well as Second World War equipment.

0478 78 24 98 Website
uk
Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Kent Battle of Britain Museum

 
On the historic former RAF Hawkinge near Folkestone, the museum holds the most important collection of Battle of Britain artefacts on show in the country. Aircraft, vehicles, weapons. Flying equipment, prints and relics from over 700 British and German crashed aircraft. Beverages and snacks, shop, free parking.

01303 893140 Website
france
Musee 44 La Percee Du Bocage

Musee 44 La Percee Du Bocage

 
Normandy's best kept secret. This wonderful and unique museum at Saint Martin Des Besaces tells the story of Operation Bluecoat and in particular the bloody fighting around the village which led to the British 11th Armoured breakthrough across the "Bridge of Bulls".

0033(0)2 31 67 52 78 Website

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