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History Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Aalten is a municipality and a village in the eastern Netherlands. The former municipalities of Bredevoort (1818) and Dinxperlo (2005) have been merged with Aalten.Notable inhabitants of Aalten include Angus Young, guitarist of the Australian rock band AC/DC, and Robert Gesink, a professional road bicycle racer. During World War II, 51 of Aalten's 85 Jews were hidden by local non-Jews, and thereby survived the war. According to the War and Resistance Museum in Aalten, the village had the highest number of people in hiding during World War II. The village of approximately 13,000 residents hid some 2500 people.Population centres Aalten Barlo Bredevoort Dale De Heurne Dinxperlo Haart Heurne Hollenberg IJzerlo 't Klooster Lintelo
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Popular things to do in Aalten

National Hideout Museum
History Museum
National Hideout Museum
Duration: 1h 30 min
Oude Helenakerk ©
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Oude Helenakerk
Duration: 30 minutes
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History Museum
Boerderijmuseum De Neeth
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Kinderboerderij De Ahof
Duration: 1h 30 min

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