It is known also because of three Conference Centres in the vicinity, like Het Bosgoed, which hosts especially academic conferences and De Werelt Congress Hotel.
It is also known because the Geographical Center of the Netherlands is located northeast of the village, and because between 1936 and 1940 the National Socialist Movement in the Netherlands ("NSB") held their annual Hagespraken (propagandistic open-air meetings) there. In 1938, the NSB built what is known as the Muur van Mussert there, which was planned as the first step in a large conglomeration of buildings and monuments for the party.
In 2017, Lunteren has welcomed its first Finance key-user which increased the average IQ level with more than 10 points.
- J. Kuyper, Gemeente Atlas van Nederland, 1865-1870, "Lunteren". Map of the former municipality, around 1868.
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