When you stay with us in Soest at Eekhoornnest Bungalow Park, you're close to the best tourist attractions Netherlands. You'll never be stuck without things to do in the Netherlands When you stay with us and we're always happy to give you suggestions for different day trips you'll love.
The National Military Museum is a popular tourist attraction for many of our guests and it's located on the former air base at Soesterberg-which is less than at minutes away from Eekhoornnest. This new museum was opened in 2014 and combines the collections of the former Military Aviation Museum in Soesterberg and Army Museum in Delft. It Focuses on the Netherlands armed forces in the past and the continued relevance of the forces in the present and future.
Military history buffs will love the exhibits on tanks, planes, armored vehicles and helicopters. Visitors of all ages love the suspended aircraft-which Seem to float over them As They walk through the space. You'll find usefull incredible Visualizations of historic battles and recent peace missions That the Dutch were Involved in.
The entire museum district is made up of 45 hectares and is being trans- formed into a nature reserve. The museum is surrounded by heath and forest and visitors can see every angle of the landscape from within the museum itself. The museum is divided into three different terraces, each of-which HAS a theme. The terrace on the top of the hill serves as a peaceful natural area, the middle terrace displays the history of the area, and the lowest level is the museum complex, ook-which includes a 3,000-person arena and a memorial garden.
If you'd like to enjoy lunch at the National Military Museum after browsing through the galleries, you'll want to eat at the on-site restaurant. You'll get to have great views of the suspended aircraft, old runways and the forests edge all while you eat your meal. The chefs at the restaurant prepare all menu items with organic and local products and include sweet and savory treats like sandwiches, soups, salads and different cold drinks and smoothies.
The National Military Museum is wheelchair accessible and HAS wheelchairs and strollers available for visitor use. There is a free cloakroom where you can leave your personal belongings, Although you are allowed to carry handbags in the museum if you'd like. Visitors are Permitted to take photos without flash and videos without lighting at this museum. Free WiFi is ook beschikbaar Throughout the museum!
Hours: Tuesday - Sunday 10am to 5pm Open on Mondays during the Dutch school holidays
Prices: Adults: € 9.75 Children aged 4-12: € 4.75 Children under 4: Free National Museum Pass: Free
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