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Open today until 17:00

Opening hours next week
Day Opening hours
Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon Closed
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
Fri (Goede vrijdag) 10:00 - 17:00
Overview of opening hours
Weeshuisstraat 9
4116 BN Buren
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Het Marechausseemuseum in Buren
Het Marechausseemuseum in Buren
In het museum kom je alles te weten over het ontstaan van de Marechausseemuseum
In het museum kom je alles te weten over het ontstaan van de Marechausseemuseum
Dossier Oss
Ontdek alles over de beruchte bende van Oss
Marechaussees van Oranje
Tentoonstelling Marechaussees van Oranje, over de dilemma's tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog
Zij aan zij, vrouwen bij de Marechaussee
Tentoonstelling Zij aan zij, over 40 jaar vrouwen in operationele dienst bij de Koninklijke Marechaussee
Memento mori, bezinningsruimte
Bezinningsruimte Memento Mori, om even stil te staan bij de offers die voor onze vrijheid gebracht worden door de mannen en vrouwen van de Marechaussee
Sporen van Buren
Sporen van Buren, speurtocht in en om het Marechausseemuseum

Discover the past, present and future of the Royal Marechaussee at the Marechausseemuseum. The exhibits include weapons, uniforms and vehicles. Ever seen a drug courier toilet?

The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee is one of the four branches of the Netherlands Armed Forces often working within civil society. The Marechaussee operate as the border police, and also protect VIPs and certain properties. Alongside international and military tasks the Marechaussee assists the police in case of, for example, a terrorist threat or as part of a specialized investigation team. Learn more about the tasks of this special branch of the Netherlands Armed Forces at the Marechausseemuseum.

Historical perspective

Located in a former orphanage, the Marechausseemuseum is where you can delve into the history of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee from when it was founded in 1814 to its worldwide deployment of today. Come see the weapons, uniforms and vehicles and more.

Learn more about the tasks of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee at four new exhibitions. The museum takes you back in time, through the famous Dossier Oss, from the turbulent times before WWII, when the Gang of Oss, a group of criminals active between 1888 and 1934, to the Marechaussees van Oranje, who had to make the difficult decisions of right and wrong during the war. Learn about the current tasks of the Marechaussee at the I pledge allegiance (to the King) exhibition where six contemporary members speak about moving from civil society to the armed forces. How has it affected them and their environment? The Side by side exhibition focuses on the 40-year anniversary of women joining the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee and the personal experience of female Marechaussee members working in what is often considered to be a man’s world.

Memento Mori is a remembrance room, where we commemorate the sacrifices that the men and women of the Marechaussee have made and continue to make to maintain peace and security in the Netherlands.


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