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Open today until 17:00

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Day Opening hours
Thu - Tue 10:00 - 17:00
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Lange Baan 4
6511 XJ Nijmegen
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024 - 32 97 070

De buitenkant van de Bastei in Nijmegen
De Bastei, Nijmegen
Tentoongestelde objecten omringd door stenen muren
De Bastei is housed in a 16th-century bastion

De Bastei tells the story of life in, around and on the river. Visit the oldest town in the Netherlands to experience the past, discover the fascinating flora and fauna in Gelderland (the Rhine-Meuse Delta) and set to work at this fortification on the river Waal. A place for researchers young and old alike to learn and have fun.

Discover the secrets of De Bastei

At De Bastei you can touch the past; 2000 years of building history along the river. Discover the ruined Roman walls, explore the impressive remains of the original defense tower: a 16th-century bastion. Enjoy the unique flora and fauna of Gelderland, the Rhine-Meuse Delta. Stand face to face with the mammoth skull from Bergharen. Dare you stand on the all-glass observation deck?


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