Exhibition Battle of Arnhem – 70 years later
The exhibition ‘The Battle of Arnhem – 70 years later’ can be visited on the first and second floor of the Eusebius- tower.
The exhibition tells, through eyewitness accounts, the story of one of the heaviest Allied defeats in the Second World War. All highlights of the Battle of Arnhem (from 17th-25th September 1944) are shown.
As a consequence of the Battle, the citizens of Arnhem had to leave the city. They had to evacuate and later on returned to a completely destroyed city. Visitors experience the destruction and rehabilitation of city and church after the Second World War. The exhibition shows future plans as well.
The exhibition is accessible by elevator and wheelchair.
Cooperation with Airborne Museum ‘Hartenstein’
The exhibition ‘The Battle of Arnhem – 70 years later” has been composed in close cooperation with Airborne Museum ‘Hartenstein’. The temporary exhibition ‘From hearth and home – Airborne memories’ is linked to the exhibition in the Eusebius tower.
The exhibition ‘From hearth and home – Airborne memories’ tells, through eyewitness accounts, the story of the evacuation of the citizens during the Battle of Arnhem. More than 150.000 citizens from Arnhem and the surrounding area had to leave hearth and home, by order of the Germans. They returned after seven months.
The exhibition ‘the Battle of Arnhem – 70 years later’ is made possible by Het Gelders Archief, The Municipality of Arnhem, the Mondriaan Foundation and Ondernemersfonds Arnhem