Successful opening

A small impression of the highly successful open days. A weekend with more than 500 visitors.

Max Leons opens the museum

Max Leons opened the first exhibition at the Onderduikersmuseum de Duikelaar. The exhibition is entitled: Never show anyone the door. Stories of people in hiding in Nieuwlande.

Cheque from Vital Countryside

On Tuesday 27th February the Duikelaar received a cheque for 3000 euro from Alderman Steenbergen. This really made us happy; half the cost of a touch screen table has now been provided, now begins the search for the other half.

New museum gets a cake

Hoogeveensche Courant, Thursday 25 januari 2018

Nieuwlande–The Cake of the Week from Mulder’s Bakery goes this week to the governing members of the Onderduikersmuseum foundation, which is undergoing an exciting period. It has found temporary accommodation in a classroom of a former school building in Julianalaan, where busy preparations are underway for the first exhibition. This exhibition must be ready to open by 31st March, the day on which King’s Commissioner Jette Kleinsma will pay a visit.

Temporary housing

January 2018: we have rented a room in the previous primary school de Hoeksteen. It will takes cleaning and dabbling to make it make something nice of the room but we rolled up our sleeves and got to it. Full of enthusiasm we have thrown ourselves upon the job.

Project of Kern met Pit 2018

End of December 2017: our activities to preserve end exhibit the collection Schonewille have caused us to be elected as one of the projects of Kern met Pit 2018 of the Koninklijke Nederlansche Heidemaatschappij, department Drenthe. An encouraging message for the new year. For one entire year we can benefit from their advice and guidance.

Visit offspring of people in hiding

Children and grandchildren of two Jewish hiders, Peter and Herman, are visiting the village that gave shelter to their (grand)parents during World War II.

Certificate for youth ambassadors

Thom, Manon, Danjella, Wesley and Finn have received a certificate as the first youth ambassadors of Onderduikersmuseum De Duikelaar. Their first job was the interviewing of Mr.Mooibroek

Official Foundation!

On 15 May 2017 Jan van der Sleen, Hanneke Rozema and Henk Kremer sign the founding deed of Foundation Onderduikersmuseum De Duikelaar