Aalsmeerderbrug: discover this green hamlet in Haarlemmermeer

Aalsmeerderbrug is a hamlet in Haarlemmermeer. This beautiful place has only about 500 inhabitants and is located next to Aalsmeer on the Ringvaart. This small village contains a number of special locations, such as the Fort near Aalsmeer and the air war and resistance museum CRASH '40-'45. There are also plenty of green spaces where you can enjoy the beautiful landscape, such as the Boer Bos pasture and greenhouse Showkas de Arendshoeve.
Ringvaart en brug naar Aalsmeer.

CRASH '40-'45 

In Haarlemmermeer, each town is characterized by an iconic building. Aalsmeerderbrug is officially so small that it’s a hamlet instead of a real village. You can recognize this place by the airplane of air warfare and resistance museum CRASH ‘40-’45, housed inside Fort near Aalsmeer, which is part of the Defense Line of Amsterdam. 

The museum tells the story of the Second World War. This museum aims to create awareness and empathy among young people about the air war during WWII by preserving and sharing knowledge. This way, the younger generation can learn to value fundamental rights and human freedom. 

Things to do in Aalsmeerderbrug 

There are several interesting places to discover in Aalsmeerderbrug. The Dijkhuis, for example, organizes activities for residents of Aalsmeerderbrug and Oude Meer. Showkas de Arendshoeve is a special and authentic event location with a huge greenhouse that offers visitors a unique experience with a sustainable approach. In addition, there is the ecological farm of Boer Bos, where you can always find sheep and buy fresh lamb and wool on 20 hectares of lovely pasture. 

In short, there is plenty to explore in Aalsmeerderbrug! Come along for an educational visit to war museum CRASH '40-'45, or discover the beautiful farmer's meadows.