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Arnhem

Our most recommended things to do in Arnhem

Arnhem: Kröller-Müller Museum Entrance Ticket

1. Arnhem: Kröller-Müller Museum Entrance Ticket

Visit the renowned Kröller-Müller Museum, set inside a stunning national park just a 20-minute drive from Arnhem. Discover the world’s second largest Van Gogh collection and stroll through the beautiful sculpture garden. Besides many well-known Van Gogh paintings, the museum houses acclaimed works by Renoir, Picasso, Monet, Mondriaan, and others. As well as its permanent collection, the museum offers temporary exhibits, making every visit different.

Arnhem: Burgers' Zoo Entry Ticket

2. Arnhem: Burgers' Zoo Entry Ticket

Dive into 8 million liters of water, go on an adventure in the indoor jungle, and admire the vultures in the desert at Burgers’ Zoo. Experience 45 hectares of zoo with eco-displays, where large-scale natural habitats are recreated in which animals, nature, and visitors roam together. In 1988, one and a half hectares of tropical rainforest (the Bush) was opened to the public. Step inside and experience the humidity, dense vegetation, smells, and sounds of a real jungle. Continue your journey through the Mexican-American rock desert (the Desert), the coral reef in the Indian Pacific Ocean (the Ocean), the plains of the savannah where the giraffes and rhinos wander (the Safari), and the Malay rainforest (the Rimba). The youngest eco-display, the largest indoor mangrove in the world, is inspired by the nature area in Belize, which has been managed for almost 30 years. In the mangrove, discover butterflies, manatees, and many different species of crabs.

Oosterbeek: Airborne Museum Hartenstein Entry Ticket

3. Oosterbeek: Airborne Museum Hartenstein Entry Ticket

In September 1944, Villa Hartenstein was the headquarters of British General Urquhart. Now you can discover the story of the Battle of Arnhem like never before. In the museum you go through the Battle of Arnhem step by step and meet British, Polish and German soldiers. Citizens also play a prominent role; our eyewitnesses tell you what it was like to experience the war as a child. Battle of Arnhem The Battle of Arnhem had a major impact on the further course of the Second World War and the formation of current Europe. The story of the Airborne Museum is an important part of our Dutch history.

Arnhem Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

4. Arnhem Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

Arnhem: Escape Tour - Self Guided Citygame

5. Arnhem: Escape Tour - Self Guided Citygame

Escape from 16th-century Arnhem during this exhilarating tour. Get to know Herman Radelaar and help him find Arnhem's secret passages. Army commander Maarten van Rossum seized power in Arnhem. His right hand man, Herman Radelaar stepped out of line and is being chased by van Rossum's men. Concerned about his safety, Herman has to find the secret passage to escape the city. Choose your starting time with your teammates, beginning at anytime day or night. Make your way across the city, checking off tasks to find all the clues you need to reach the secret passage. As you search for clues, marvel at the beautiful sights of the town. Walk past the Korenmarkt and keep an eye out for the many historic buildings in the city center. Work quickly, and you and your team could set the record for the fastest tour. Good luck!

Arnhem: Walking Tour with Audio Guide on App

6. Arnhem: Walking Tour with Audio Guide on App

Explore Arnhem on your terms with this self-guided audio tour, accessible on your smartphone! Immerse yourself in the beauty of this historic city at your own pace and in your preferred language. This self-guided audio tour offers you the flexibility to choose your destinations and decide how long you wish to spend at each site. Whether you're drawn to the iconic Eusebius Church, the historical Grain Market, or the charming riverside, we have carefully crafted the most beautiful walking route for you and gathered more than 39 captivating and interesting stories. You'll pass by all the well-known landmarks but will also be surprised by new discoveries and hidden gems. Explore Arnhem's rich history, embrace its vibrant present, and be delighted by its captivating legends and stories. Whether you're embarking on a solo adventure, enjoying a romantic city stroll with your partner or exploring the city with friends or family, our self-guided audio tour caters to all preferences. Plus, you'll receive a nice discount when you do the tour with companions.

Arnhem: Escape-the-City game, city walk with puzzles

7. Arnhem: Escape-the-City game, city walk with puzzles

🔐Are you going on a city trip to Arnhem and do you plan to explore the city? With an Escape the city you can turn this visit into a super fun lasting memory. Take a city walk and play this interactive puzzle game during the walk. In this Escape the city game you are guided from one beautiful place to another and you also learn something about the city. City walk Arnhem - The Anonymous Arnhemmer The city of Arnhem is in panic. The Anonymous Arnhemmer wants to receive 10 million in crypto. If the city does not cooperate, he threatens to hack into all the city's systems, causing everything in the city to fail. The Mayor and Aldermen, but also the police, are at a loss. Yet a trace of this criminal has been found, but no search team has been able to find him to date. Order the game now and play it whenever you want. Help the city of Arnhem find the Anonymous Arnhemmer during your city walk through the center. The game is not timed, but you can score points along the way by answering the questions correctly and solving puzzles. After your order, the email will explain where the game starts in the city and how to play it. The Escape the City game is played using a free app, which you put on your phone just before you start playing. This app will help you with your treasure hunt during the city walk in Arnhem. 🧩 Number of people per team: 1 to 6 people 🧩 Distance: A walk of about 3 km 🧩 Time: 1.5 to 2 hours (but you can take 8 hours) 🧩 Price: €27.95 per team 🧩 Play when you want: Order and play immediately or play later 🧩 Easy to play: Very simple instructions to open and follow the route on your phone 🧩 Can be played immediately 🧩 Fun for young and old: Together with your family? Together with the family? Or with your friends? This game makes everyone excited. 🧩 The puzzles and assignments in the game are not too difficult, but not too easy either. 📅 Date: Play at any time of the day, no need to reserve a date and time. 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Number of people per team: 1 to 6 people. 🧩 Distance: The Escape walk is approximately 3 km. ⏱️ Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours. 🇳🇱 This game is available in Dutch. 📍In addition to Arnhem, this game can be played in many more cities. Check the Groepsspelen.nl website for this All you need is a mobile phone. You can start playing this game in 3 simple steps: ① Book the Escape the City game (To book this game you must choose a date, but you can start whenever you want. Your ticket is valid for 1 year). ② You will receive a separate email from Groepsspelen.nl with the login details and further explanation to start the Escape the City game. ③ Start the game at the Gele Rijdersplein in Arnhem and enjoy!

Escape Xperience Arnhem - the Mysterious Disappearance

8. Escape Xperience Arnhem - the Mysterious Disappearance

Explore the city through riddles and puzzles, creating an outdoor escape room experience! This self-guided tour allows you to start playing anytime, at your convenience. Utilize the smartphone app as your guide to unravel the intriguing storyline in Arnhem, where you'll assist Henriette in the search for her father. Embark on an immersive Arnhem adventure, set in the year 1717. The esteemed minister of Sweden has mysteriously disappeared, last seen in Arnhem. Henriette, his determined daughter, has arrived in the city to search for him. Scattered throughout the city center are clues that will enable you to unravel the mystery. Can you and your team assist Henriette within two hours and uncover the truth behind her father's disappearance? Join this historical quest and become part of the intrigue in 18th-century Arnhem. Throughout the game, you'll explore 20 locations, encompassing both renowned attractions and hidden gems of the city. Please note that the game is currently only available in Dutch. The Escape Xperience is played in a team of up to 4 people. If you are looking to book for more than 4 people, you will receive a username and password for each team participating. After completing your booking we will send you your login details and starting instructions by e-mail, according to the amount of people participating. 1-4 players: 1 team 5-8 players: 2 teams 9-12 players: 3 teams etc.

e-Scavenger hunt: explore Arnhem at your own pace

9. e-Scavenger hunt: explore Arnhem at your own pace

Go on a discovery tour of Arnhem. Discover the most important facts and famous locations of the city Arnhem. Search for the city's treasures with your family or friends. Can you complete the assignments? Will you get the top score in Arnhem? This e-Scavenger hunt will give you a fantastic day in Arnhem. Decide for yourself when you start, pause and end. Play in one team or in smaller teams against each other. Get to know the city in a unique way, ideal for families, friends or colleagues. Instructions for starting the tour will be given after booking. You can do this tour whenever you choose.

The Netherlands: WW2 Private Day Trip

10. The Netherlands: WW2 Private Day Trip

Get picked up at your hotel by a professional guide who will drive you around and teach you all about how the Second World War unfolded in the Netherlands. First, discover the most important sites relating to the Second World War in Rotterdam. This historic yet modern city has many relevant monuments and buildings that survived the bombings, including the Rotterdam White House, its City Hall, the Laurens Church, and Delfshaven - a charming historical neighbourhood which retains its 17th-century buildings. Then, head over to Arnhem where the famous battle of Arnhem took place. Visit the Arnhem Oosterbeek Cemetery, the John Frost Bridge and its surroundings, and find out all about Operation Market Garden and why the battle turned out differently to planned. Historians continue to debate the reason behind the Market Gardens failure but the bravery of the soldiers has never been questioned. In Arnhem you can also take a break to eat or drink somewhere (at own expense). Since this is a private tour everything is very flexible. After the tour, the guide will drive you back to your hotel.

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Our most recommended things to do in Arnhem

Arnhem: Kröller-Müller Museum Entrance Ticket

Arnhem: Kröller-Müller Museum Entrance Ticket

Visit the renowned Kröller-Müller Museum, set inside a stunning national park just a 20-minute drive from Arnhem. Discover the world’s second largest Van Gogh collection and stroll through the beautiful sculpture garden. Besides many well-known Van Gogh paintings, the museum houses acclaimed works by Renoir, Picasso, Monet, Mondriaan, and others. As well as its permanent collection, the museum offers temporary exhibits, making every visit different.

Arnhem: Burgers' Zoo Entry Ticket

Arnhem: Burgers' Zoo Entry Ticket

Dive into 8 million liters of water, go on an adventure in the indoor jungle, and admire the vultures in the desert at Burgers’ Zoo. Experience 45 hectares of zoo with eco-displays, where large-scale natural habitats are recreated in which animals, nature, and visitors roam together. In 1988, one and a half hectares of tropical rainforest (the Bush) was opened to the public. Step inside and experience the humidity, dense vegetation, smells, and sounds of a real jungle. Continue your journey through the Mexican-American rock desert (the Desert), the coral reef in the Indian Pacific Ocean (the Ocean), the plains of the savannah where the giraffes and rhinos wander (the Safari), and the Malay rainforest (the Rimba). The youngest eco-display, the largest indoor mangrove in the world, is inspired by the nature area in Belize, which has been managed for almost 30 years. In the mangrove, discover butterflies, manatees, and many different species of crabs.

Oosterbeek: Airborne Museum Hartenstein Entry Ticket

Oosterbeek: Airborne Museum Hartenstein Entry Ticket

In September 1944, Villa Hartenstein was the headquarters of British General Urquhart. Now you can discover the story of the Battle of Arnhem like never before. In the museum you go through the Battle of Arnhem step by step and meet British, Polish and German soldiers. Citizens also play a prominent role; our eyewitnesses tell you what it was like to experience the war as a child. Battle of Arnhem The Battle of Arnhem had a major impact on the further course of the Second World War and the formation of current Europe. The story of the Airborne Museum is an important part of our Dutch history.

Arnhem Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

Arnhem Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

Arnhem: Escape Tour - Self Guided Citygame

Arnhem: Escape Tour - Self Guided Citygame

Escape from 16th-century Arnhem during this exhilarating tour. Get to know Herman Radelaar and help him find Arnhem's secret passages. Army commander Maarten van Rossum seized power in Arnhem. His right hand man, Herman Radelaar stepped out of line and is being chased by van Rossum's men. Concerned about his safety, Herman has to find the secret passage to escape the city. Choose your starting time with your teammates, beginning at anytime day or night. Make your way across the city, checking off tasks to find all the clues you need to reach the secret passage. As you search for clues, marvel at the beautiful sights of the town. Walk past the Korenmarkt and keep an eye out for the many historic buildings in the city center. Work quickly, and you and your team could set the record for the fastest tour. Good luck!

Arnhem: Walking Tour with Audio Guide on App

Arnhem: Walking Tour with Audio Guide on App

Explore Arnhem on your terms with this self-guided audio tour, accessible on your smartphone! Immerse yourself in the beauty of this historic city at your own pace and in your preferred language. This self-guided audio tour offers you the flexibility to choose your destinations and decide how long you wish to spend at each site. Whether you're drawn to the iconic Eusebius Church, the historical Grain Market, or the charming riverside, we have carefully crafted the most beautiful walking route for you and gathered more than 39 captivating and interesting stories. You'll pass by all the well-known landmarks but will also be surprised by new discoveries and hidden gems. Explore Arnhem's rich history, embrace its vibrant present, and be delighted by its captivating legends and stories. Whether you're embarking on a solo adventure, enjoying a romantic city stroll with your partner or exploring the city with friends or family, our self-guided audio tour caters to all preferences. Plus, you'll receive a nice discount when you do the tour with companions.

Arnhem: Escape-the-City game, city walk with puzzles

Arnhem: Escape-the-City game, city walk with puzzles

🔐Are you going on a city trip to Arnhem and do you plan to explore the city? With an Escape the city you can turn this visit into a super fun lasting memory. Take a city walk and play this interactive puzzle game during the walk. In this Escape the city game you are guided from one beautiful place to another and you also learn something about the city. City walk Arnhem - The Anonymous Arnhemmer The city of Arnhem is in panic. The Anonymous Arnhemmer wants to receive 10 million in crypto. If the city does not cooperate, he threatens to hack into all the city's systems, causing everything in the city to fail. The Mayor and Aldermen, but also the police, are at a loss. Yet a trace of this criminal has been found, but no search team has been able to find him to date. Order the game now and play it whenever you want. Help the city of Arnhem find the Anonymous Arnhemmer during your city walk through the center. The game is not timed, but you can score points along the way by answering the questions correctly and solving puzzles. After your order, the email will explain where the game starts in the city and how to play it. The Escape the City game is played using a free app, which you put on your phone just before you start playing. This app will help you with your treasure hunt during the city walk in Arnhem. 🧩 Number of people per team: 1 to 6 people 🧩 Distance: A walk of about 3 km 🧩 Time: 1.5 to 2 hours (but you can take 8 hours) 🧩 Price: €27.95 per team 🧩 Play when you want: Order and play immediately or play later 🧩 Easy to play: Very simple instructions to open and follow the route on your phone 🧩 Can be played immediately 🧩 Fun for young and old: Together with your family? Together with the family? Or with your friends? This game makes everyone excited. 🧩 The puzzles and assignments in the game are not too difficult, but not too easy either. 📅 Date: Play at any time of the day, no need to reserve a date and time. 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Number of people per team: 1 to 6 people. 🧩 Distance: The Escape walk is approximately 3 km. ⏱️ Duration: 1.5 to 2 hours. 🇳🇱 This game is available in Dutch. 📍In addition to Arnhem, this game can be played in many more cities. Check the Groepsspelen.nl website for this All you need is a mobile phone. You can start playing this game in 3 simple steps: ① Book the Escape the City game (To book this game you must choose a date, but you can start whenever you want. Your ticket is valid for 1 year). ② You will receive a separate email from Groepsspelen.nl with the login details and further explanation to start the Escape the City game. ③ Start the game at the Gele Rijdersplein in Arnhem and enjoy!

Escape Xperience Arnhem - the Mysterious Disappearance

Escape Xperience Arnhem - the Mysterious Disappearance

Explore the city through riddles and puzzles, creating an outdoor escape room experience! This self-guided tour allows you to start playing anytime, at your convenience. Utilize the smartphone app as your guide to unravel the intriguing storyline in Arnhem, where you'll assist Henriette in the search for her father. Embark on an immersive Arnhem adventure, set in the year 1717. The esteemed minister of Sweden has mysteriously disappeared, last seen in Arnhem. Henriette, his determined daughter, has arrived in the city to search for him. Scattered throughout the city center are clues that will enable you to unravel the mystery. Can you and your team assist Henriette within two hours and uncover the truth behind her father's disappearance? Join this historical quest and become part of the intrigue in 18th-century Arnhem. Throughout the game, you'll explore 20 locations, encompassing both renowned attractions and hidden gems of the city. Please note that the game is currently only available in Dutch. The Escape Xperience is played in a team of up to 4 people. If you are looking to book for more than 4 people, you will receive a username and password for each team participating. After completing your booking we will send you your login details and starting instructions by e-mail, according to the amount of people participating. 1-4 players: 1 team 5-8 players: 2 teams 9-12 players: 3 teams etc.

e-Scavenger hunt: explore Arnhem at your own pace

e-Scavenger hunt: explore Arnhem at your own pace

Go on a discovery tour of Arnhem. Discover the most important facts and famous locations of the city Arnhem. Search for the city's treasures with your family or friends. Can you complete the assignments? Will you get the top score in Arnhem? This e-Scavenger hunt will give you a fantastic day in Arnhem. Decide for yourself when you start, pause and end. Play in one team or in smaller teams against each other. Get to know the city in a unique way, ideal for families, friends or colleagues. Instructions for starting the tour will be given after booking. You can do this tour whenever you choose.

The Netherlands: WW2 Private Day Trip

The Netherlands: WW2 Private Day Trip

Get picked up at your hotel by a professional guide who will drive you around and teach you all about how the Second World War unfolded in the Netherlands. First, discover the most important sites relating to the Second World War in Rotterdam. This historic yet modern city has many relevant monuments and buildings that survived the bombings, including the Rotterdam White House, its City Hall, the Laurens Church, and Delfshaven - a charming historical neighbourhood which retains its 17th-century buildings. Then, head over to Arnhem where the famous battle of Arnhem took place. Visit the Arnhem Oosterbeek Cemetery, the John Frost Bridge and its surroundings, and find out all about Operation Market Garden and why the battle turned out differently to planned. Historians continue to debate the reason behind the Market Gardens failure but the bravery of the soldiers has never been questioned. In Arnhem you can also take a break to eat or drink somewhere (at own expense). Since this is a private tour everything is very flexible. After the tour, the guide will drive you back to your hotel.

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Overall rating

4.5
(62 reviews)

Eva was an excellent guide for our full day tour to the Vught Concentration Camp and Arnhem. She handled the sensitive subjects with respect and included personal family WWII history which made the circumstances even more vivid. Since the tour was private and only included myself and my husband, the day was well worth the price paid.

Ever since I visited the Kröger-Müller Museum on my first trip to the Netherlands after graduating from high school in 1959, I have always wanted to look at the wonderful van Gogh pictures again at some point. Now I have finally fulfilled my wish together with my wife - even without a guide.

This was a very worthwhile visit. The museum is excellent. All information is extremely well presented and explained. Although the museum is not the largest, you can spend a lot of time as the story and exhibits are very absorbing. The "experience" is very immersive and powerful.

Wonderful museum. Wish we could have spent even longer. However, the car fee plus two adult park fees plus the museum fee is awfully expensive for a visit—even if one spent 8 hours! There should be a way to have the parking covered/waived with a ticket stamped by the museum.

Wonderful... uncrowded...great selection of artwork...will be back for the fourth time someday.