Museum Deelen

Me-262A collectie Museum Vliegbasis Deelen

Messerschmitt 262 soon in the museum,,nl,Deelen achieves Registered Museum status,,nl,Share at Omroep Gelderland,,nl!

Soon, large parts of the rare Messerschmidt will become,,nl,exhibited at Museum Deelen,,nl,The restored wreckage is unique but the story behind it is just as remarkable,,nl,A German FLAK battery near Elden opens fire on a low flying plane unknown to them,,nl,The device crashes near the highway Arnhem-Nijmegen,,nl,now Kronenburg,,nl,The plane is one,,nl,own,,nl,This happened in September,,nl,The pilot died in his landing attempt at Eldense viaduct east of the Arnhem-Nijmegen highway,,nl,Probably to prevent the aircraft from falling into the hands of allied troops,,nl,the Luftwaffe quickly removed the wreckage of the aircraft from the crash site and transferred it to Deelen,,nl,There were during bombing,,nl,September numerous bomb craters occur,,nl 262 ten toon gesteld in Museum Deelen. De gerestaureerde wrakstukken zijn uniek maar het verhaal er achter is al even opmerkelijk. A German FLAK battery nearby,nl...

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Construction of Deelen

A unique series of photographs of more than 130 pictures of a contractor from the building consortium Conba and a German officer gives a very complete picture of the construction of Deelen in the now historic "Heimatschutz Stil"...

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The Nightfighters

In response to the massive nighttime raids on German cities and industrial areas, the Germans developed a tactic of supporting technology for Night fighters. In our archives and exhibition many names, schools,...

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Salvage Downed planes

The museum is an initiative of the Foundation DAEG. (Dutch Aircraft Examination Group). Initially intended to put the findings of the various salvages on display. Through research into the backgrounds of...

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The cannon Emil

During the Battle of Arnhem this German (originally french) cannon was stationned on the south side of the Rhine bridge at Arnhem. The museum has this artillery located, salvaged and restored it. Special is the fact that we even...

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The V1

By purchase, a find on Park De Hoge Veluwe and donations we collected nearly all parts of a V1 that led to a complete reconstruction. The knowledge was gained from various books,...

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Auster reconnaissance Plane

Of the light reconnaissance aircraft Auster there were 6 stationned in Deelen in May 1945. In our museum we have probably the most original Auster in Netherlands. A very impressive piece of- restoration. Starting point for the restoration Auster...

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Regional History

To preserve valuable knowledge and eye witness accounts as possible, we interview people (in the netherlands- and abroad) that contribute to the history of Airport Deelen, and the wider surrounding towns, such as Hoenderloo,...

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Dump Deelen

After the war, the First Canadian Army left over 37.000 (!) vehicles behind on Deelen airfield. Motorcycles, jeeps, scoutcars, tanks, trucks, artillery pieces as well as lathes and other equipment was scattered up and...

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Glass map

For more than 4 years we puzzled with 4000 thousand shards of a 2 by 3 meter glass plate on which you can see an etched map. This card was created by the German Night Hunting leadership used to intercept...