National Military Museum

National Military Museum

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Experience an F-16, board a tank or learn some NATO language

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  • Check out a spectacular museum at the former Soesterberg Airbase, surrounded by beautiful scenery
  • Learn about the impact and importance of the Dutch armed forces, visit six themed areas, board a tank or learn NATO language
  • See the evolution of the Dutch military from knights in shining armor, to supersonic fighter pilots


Fascinated by military history? Throw yourself into the thrills of F-16s, tanks, and NATO language at the beautiful National Military Museum. Skip the line, learn the history and importance of the Dutch armed forces and explore six themed areas!

The Netherlands Army Museum and the Netherlands Air Force Museum joined forces (see what we did there?) to create a great museum at the former Soesterberg Airbase.

Surrounded by natural scenery, the location is enough to warrant a day trip! Skip the line and explore this 45-hectare site, the birthplace of aviation in the Netherlands, and discover the impact and importance of the Dutch armed forces.

Glimpse the effects of WWII, NATO in the Netherlands, and hop into a real F-16 fighter jet! Clamber inside a hulking Leopard II tanks, and see how far the Dutch armed forces have come since the days of chainmail and swords!

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