The For Freedom Museum realistically portrays the gloomy times of the Second World War.
The unique collection has been build around 3 modules :
Dioramas immerse you in the regional history of 1940-1944. Each mannequin tells a personal story. Many Canadian families donated uniforms of their loved ones to the museum. (Collection by Freddy Jones)
In honor of the allied soldiers of the "21st Army Group" under the command of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery.
Next to an amazing colection of insigna, this module hosts a number of dioramas related to the liberation of the Zwin area - Scheld pocket
The theme of this module is the combat in the air during WO II.
In cooperation with the Belgian Aviation History Association (Bahaat)
an impressive exhibition of excavated aircraft remains has been setup.
All integrated in dioramas
Go for an extra experience and make your museum experience even more intense with our audio tour. The audio guide provides not only an expert explanation in four languages, but also lifelike background sounds that make the scenes even more alive. From now on you can also use your own headphones or earphones for this audio guide.
Read the text on the screen.
The Dutch text was recorded by the warm voice of the Flemish actor Lucas Van den Eynde.