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In the period 1933-1945 the Nazi regime looted and confiscated an unprecedented number of cultural objects in many countries, including the Netherlands. Objects were also sold or surrendered, sometimes under duress. After the Second World War some of them were returned. Here you can find links to more information about how we in the Netherlands handle this cultural property.

Cultural Goods World War II

Restitution request

Provenance research

Restitution policy and its implementation

Stories and background information

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