Welcome to the vibrant and culturally rich region of Arnhem! Pay a visit to the Airborne Museum and honor the bravery and sacrifices of the soldiers who fought in the famous World War II battle of Arnhem. And don't miss the opportunity to encounter a wide variety of animals in beautifully designed habitats at the stunning Burgers' Zoo. Arnhem region offers museums and attractions that will pique your interest and make your visit unforgettable!
Burgers’ Zoo is located in a forested area in Arnhem and stretches over a whopping 45 hectares. The animals here live in great freedom in naturally designed enclosures. Discover the fascinating life of the animals and plants of the tropical rainforest (Bush), the American rocky desert (Desert), the tropical coral reef of the Indo- Pacific (Ocean) and the East African savannah (Safari). Immerse yourself in the world of Belize’s tropical saltwater tidal forest (Mangrove) and Malaysia’s jungle (Rimba). And lastly admire charismatic animal species like elephants, panthers, chimpanzees, gorillas and dozens of bird species in their spacious enclosures (Park).
The Airborne Museum is a museum about the Battle of Arnhem. In September ‘44, Villa Hartenstein was the headquarters of the British airborne troops. Now you can learn all about the battle that should have ended WW2. The Airborne Experience puts you right in the middle of the battle - from the airborne landings into the heath of the evacuation across the Rhine. For children there is ‘Mission Hartenstein’. Guided by soldier Tommy Atkins, they listen to stories, carry out assignments and unravel the secrets of Hartenstein.
Museum Arnhem lies on the high lateral moraine commanding a stunning view of the Rhine. The collection covers a wide range of exhibits and is mainly known for its most important collection of neorealists in the Netherlands. Museum Arnhem also boasts a major collection of contemporary art, applied art and a jewellery collection. In the freely accessible sculpture garden you can find works such as "Borstentros" by Maria Roosen, "Pong" by Louie Cordero, and "Warrior with Shield" by Henry Moore.
With almost 90 paintings and over 180 drawings, Kröller-Müller Museum is home to the world’s second-largest Vincent van Gogh collection. Here, you can get closer to his works than anywhere else. In addition, the collection features major pieces by world-class artists such as Pablo Picasso, Georges Seurat, Claude Monet, Piet Mondrian and many more. At the same time, you can look through the enormous window into the garden beyond, where you’ll see sculptures by Auguste Rodin, Barbara Hepworth, Jan Fabre and Marta Pan. In the 25-hectare ‘outdoor gallery’, you can admire the artworks from up close and sometimes even from the inside.