A group of people look at a work of art at museum CODA Apeldoorn
CODA Apeldoorn, Apeldoorn © Hetty van Oijen

Museums in the Veluwe region

With numerous large and small museums, the Veluwe has a rich cultural heritage in the midst of beautiful nature. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of art, history and creativity that is brought to life in the region’s museums. Discover the variety of exhibitions, from contemporary art to the Veluwe’s past. Be inspired by the unique collections and creative events in these museums. Discover the Veluwe through the lens of art and experience unforgettable cultural moments that will enrich your spirit.

A glass exhibition building in the middle of the forest
Kröller-Müller Museum © Jurjen Drenth

Kröller-Müller Museum

The Kröller-Müller Museum is located in the centre of a national park. Named after one of the most important Dutch art collectors, Helene Kröller-Müller, the museum contains the second largest Van Gogh collection in the world. From over 90 paintings and 180 drawings, works by the famous painter can be seen on a rotating basis. In the sculpture garden, visitors can marvel at over 160 sculptures by various artists.

Kröller-Müller Museum


Museonder, the world’s first underground museum, offers you an unexpected look at life below the earth’s surface. Descend deeper and deeper and discover the complete root system of a 135-year-old tree, unusual stones that tell the story of their origins and a water laboratory. You can also see the bones of extinct animals that lived in De Hoge Veluwe National Park.

CODA Museum

Visit the CODA Museum in Apeldoorn, which is dedicated to modern and contemporary art. The exhibitions often focus on jewellery and works made of and on paper.


Two tanks stand in front of the Airborne Museum at Villa Hartenstein
© Airborne Museum at Hartenstein

Airborne Museum at Hartenstein

The Airborne Museum is the museum to go to if you want to learn about the Battle of Arnhem. In September 1944, Villa Hartenstein was the headquarters of the British airborne troops. Today, you can learn all about the battle that was supposed to end the Second World War.

Airborne Museum Hartenstein

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