Investigation into the provenance of museum collections in connection with the theft, confiscation and sale of objects under duress between 1933 and 1945.

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Achterhoeks Museum 40-45

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Achterhoeks Museum 40-45

Marktstraat 6 7255 CA Hengelo GLD

Investigation results

None of the objects in this museum have problematic provenance.

Result of this investigation

The museum declined to take part in the investigation explaining that its collection consists largely of documentary material and no works of art.

About this museum and its collection

Achterhoek Museum 40-45 museum features a varied collection of documents, objects, utensils and uniforms relating to the years 1933-1945. These are presented in chronological order, many in dioramas, showing themes such as the rise of Hitler, mobilisation in 1939, fugitives, Dutch Nazis (NSB), slave labour, aerial warfare, resistance and liberation.