Repatriation route

Relive the liberation of the Netherlands In the year 1945, the Netherlands was officially liberated from the German occupiers. A relief for Dutch people at home, but for many a long journey back from labour camps and concentration camps began. Oudenbosch was one of the National Reception Centres to which some of the 300,000 Dutch people were taken. Oudenbosch, one [...]

Oudenbosch Protestant Church

A Protestant church with a rich history In the middle of the cosy Fenkelstraat stands the Protestant Church at number 24. The church building dates back to 1819, making it the oldest municipal monument. The church was thoroughly restored in 1972. The presbytery next to the church dates from 1562, making it the oldest Oudenbossche national monument. In the [...]

Tourist Information Halderberge

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Tourist information Halderberge We are happy to help you on your way with tourist information about places of interest in and around Halderberge or beautiful walking and cycling routes. The tourist information point is open at the following times: April to October Wednesday to Saturday between 10:00 and 15:00 November to March the tourist information point is closed. Only at special [...]

Hotel, Monastery and meeting venue Bovendonk


History On the site where Monastery Bovendonk now stands was a country house of the friars of the Abbey of Hemiksem near Antwerp as early as 1232. For centuries, these friars ruled the area between Bergen op Zoom and Breda from the "Uithof Bovendonk". Several wars have raged around Bovendonk, and the estate was thus [...]

Het Mastboomhuis

Visit the Mastboomhuis The house where time always stands still. An extraordinary structure with an even more extraordinary story. Time always stands still in the Mastboomhuis At half past nine, on all the clocks. The last occupant seems to have just left. Everything is still in place. Your exploration can begin. The house is a collection of a fascinating [...]

The Zouaves Museum

For the pope! In the late 19th century, Pope Pius IX created an international volunteer army to defend the papal empire. These volunteers were called 'Zouaves'. The enthusiasm was especially strong among the Dutch; some 3,000 men signed up. Older readers probably remember the book Pieter Jong - The Hero of Lutjebroek, the heroic story about the [...]

Aviation Museum Seppe

flying museum seppe

Unique aircraft collection What makes this museum so unique is that the entire collection is privately owned, but even more special is that you are allowed to get within centimetres of the planes. Because the planes still regularly take to the skies, the collection varies from day to day. The enthusiastic volunteers talk passionately about [...]

Museum for Natural History and Ethnology

Something for everyone In the museum's upper floor, you will find the Nature Hall with a special character, decorated in the original 19th-century style. Here, among other things, you can admire beautiful life-size dioramas with stuffed animals. There is also a small exhibition of Archaeology, which is mainly due to Brother Christofoor. He started in the years [...]

Oudenbosch Basilica of the Holy Agatha and Barbara

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History of Oudenbosch Basilica Construction of Oudenbosch Basilica began in 1865 and the church was elevated to basilica in 1912. The end of the restoration (1954-1987) actually only marked the completion of this impressive structure. The architects of the Basilica are P.J.H. Cuypers and G.J. van Swaay. The [...]

Tivoli public observatory

Reservation of NASA, Apollo XI Observatory Tivoli aims to provide a place where visitors and donors can actively experience astronomy. Tivoli fulfils this in several ways. The building is optimised for practising astronomy. You can view the universe with the Maksutov Telescope and learn all kinds of things about the solar system, the stars and the [...]