Airborne Museum ‘Hartenstein’, Oosterbeek
This unique museum on the Battle of Arnhem in September 1944, housed in the impressive 19th century Villa Hartenstein (former headquarters of the British command during the battle), offers on 1700 square metres an exciting view on this history. In the completely renewed presentation stories of British, Polish and German soldiers come to life, as well as those of civilians who lived in agony. The museum shows a large collection authentic weaponry, documents, films and pictures. In the Airborne Experience, covering 900 square metres, for which the museum received several awards, you find yourself in the middle of the battle. It is a truly gripping experience where the war comes very close.
Day 1: Travel by coach from your local pick-up point to Hull for overnight sailing to Rotterdam.
Day 2: Arrive Rotterdam at approx. 09-00hrs local time, board our coach and travel to Arnhem area.
Visit Oosterbeek battlefield area + Glider landing sites.
Free time in Oosterbeek to enjoy parade of military vehicles + Airborne Museum.
Overnight stay hotel in Arnhem area.
Day 3: Visit to Oosterbeek Cemetery + visit to Arnhem Bridge and sites of interest.
Late afternoon make return journey to Rotterdam and overnight ferry sailing to Hull.
Day 4: Arrive Hull at approx. 09-00hrs, travel by coach to your local drop-off point.
Sail on-board either P&O Pride Of Rotterdam or Pride Of Hull to Rotterdam, average sailing time is 12 hours one way.
Enjoy on-board facilities with a selection of restaurants, five bars, two cinemas, Casino and Sunset Show Bar with live entertainment.