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About us

The Freedom Museum is a historical educational museum that tells the cross-border and multi-perspective story of War and Freedom without Borders for young and old. The focus is on the Second World War, in the context of the history of the 20th century and current events. The museum is affiliated with the Dutch Museum Association (NMV) and has the Registered Museum quality mark.

The general management of the Freedom Museum is in the hands of Esther Horsten, also director of the Infocentre WW2 Nijmegen. The team also consists of Rense Havinga (historian & curator), Nadia Boujida (coordinator group bookings), Monique van Uden (employee group bookings), Maria Tadema (coordinator Infocentrum WO2 Nijmegen and events) and Wanda Tiersma (coordinator communication, marketing and pr). In addition to these paid professionals, 120 volunteers are active for the museum. Human Resources Coordinator and confidential adviser is Karen van Gelder.

Composition of the board:
mr. H. Verheijen (chairman)
drs. J. van Baars (treasurer)
dr. E. Manders (secretary)
dr. C. Brand

Both the Freedom Museum and the Infocentre WW2 Nijmegen are part of the Freedom Museum Foundation.

Information ANBI-Registration

Name: Stichting Vrijheidsmuseum

Fiscal number: NL008166341B01

RSIN: 8166341

Contact information

Address: Wylerbaan 4, 6561 KR Groesbeek

Tel: 0031 (0)24-3974404