The best museums in Deventer in December 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Deventer, the Netherlands, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Deventer, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Deventer.

Looking for the best museums in Deventer? These are the best ones:

  1. Museum EICAS1

    Museum EICAS

  2. Museum De Waag2

    Museum De Waag

    Museum De Waag is home to the urban collection of the city of Deventer. The rich city history is told in ever-changing exhibitions. In summer, this takes the form of a retrospective. In other seasons, the exhibitions highlight a specific theme.
  3. Museum Geert Groote Huis3

    Museum Geert Groote Huis

    Geert Groote (1340 - 1384) is the most important Deventer in history. He is known far beyond our borders as the founder of the Modern Devotion. This renewal movement stood for a personal experience of faith and a simple and sincere life. In the museum Geert Groote Huis, on the foundations of the
  4. De Bergkerk4

    De Bergkerk

  5. Historisch Museum Deventer5

    Historisch Museum Deventer

    Historisch Museum Deventer is housed in the monumental weigh house from 1528. The museumillustrates the history of the city. The collection includes archaeological finds from prehistoric times to the Middle Ages, paintings, silverware and objects related to the industrial history. In addition, the m
  6. Speelgoedmuseum Deventer6

    Speelgoedmuseum Deventer

    Speelgoedmuseum Deventer is housed in two 14th century houses. The collection consists of toys that were used in the Netherlands, and consists of more than 13,000 objects. The collection includes excavated toys from the 13th century, but also modern toys. Themes that recur are trains and mechanical
  7. Etty Hillesum Centrum7

    Etty Hillesum Centrum

    The Etty Hillesum Centrum has a permanent exhibition hall and a hall where temporary themed exhibitions are organized. The two permanent exhibitions are themed Etty Hillesum and Jewish life in Deventer. Etty Hillesum was known for the publication of her diary after she was murdered in Auschwitz. Obj
  8. KunstaanZ8


    KunstaanZ focuses on visual art of the 20th and 21st centuries. The exhibitions show a variety with photographs, paintings, sculptures, creations, film, theater and music. Opening hours and location may vary.
  9. Museum Bolwerksmolen9

    Museum Bolwerksmolen

    The Bolwerksmolen dates back to 1863. It is the only wind-powered saw mill in the province of Overijssel. Demonstrations on sawing, grinding, hoisting logs from the water, hoisting and securing trees on the saw carriage, among others, are given.
  10. 10


    The Kunstenlab organizes exhibitions on contemporary art. Exhibitions always have to contribute to the discussion on current social issues and themes. Art is thus used to highlight new perspectives and to encourage thinking about the themes. The exhibitions usually consist of various installations,

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