All art museums and attractions to visit in Drenthe

Drenthe (the Netherlands) has a lot to offer for art lovers. Below we list all 13 art museums that are located in Drenthe.

Do you like art and are you looking for the best art museums to visit in Drenthe? These are the ones:

  1. Drents Museum1

    Drents Museum

    The Drents Museum is housed in an old building from 1885. The museum originally opened in 1854 and is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. A large collection on the prehistory of Drenthe is on display. In addition, the museum displays bog bodies such as the ‘Yde girl’ and owns a collection
  2. Fake Art Museum Vledder2

    Fake Art Museum Vledder

    Art with a smile Is it real or fake? Being cheated on your art purchase. It'll just happen to you. The work of famous artists like Appel, Picasso, Dalí, Matisse and Rodin is faked more often than you think. What motivates master forgers like Han van Meegeren or Geert Jan Jansen to forge paintings.
  3. Museum De Buitenplaats3

    Museum De Buitenplaats

    Museum De Buitenplaats is for everyone, from visitors who have a love for art and gardens to enthusiasts of historical and modern architecture. The museum pavilion is open year-round for culture lovers. With its own museum collection full of modern art from after 1945 and changing exhibitions, it of
  4. Museum van Papierknipkunst4

    Museum van Papierknipkunst

    The Museum van Papierknipkunst is dedicated to the history of ‘knipkunst’ and various forms of contemporary ‘knipwerk’. It features national and international, old and recently made ‘papierknipkunst’ by famous and lesser-known artists. The collection of the museum includes ‘knipwerk’ by the famous c
  5. Museum of Contemporary Tibetan Art5

    Museum of Contemporary Tibetan Art

    The Museum of Contemporary Tibetan Art was founded by Lama Tashi Norbu, an artist of Tibetan descent. Through the museum, Lama Tashi Norbu wants to awaken spiritual awareness in people all over the world, keep Tibetan art and heritage alive while embracing the West and so the Museum of Contemporary
  6. Stedelijk Museum Meppel6

    Stedelijk Museum Meppel

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    Van Gogh Huis

    The van Gogh House in Veenoord/New Amsterdam is the only publicly accessible house in the Netherlands in which Vincent van Gogh lived and worked. The room where Vincent painted is decorated as if the painter could return at any moment from a trip into the moor.
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    Keramisch Museum Goedewaagen

    The Keramisch Museum Goedewaagen displays a collection of ornamental pottery, utensils, tiles and tile tableaux from Art Nouveau and Art Deco. In addition, the museum regularly presents exhibitions on the research the museum is doing in the field of Dutch pottery.
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    Stedelijk Museum Assen voor Hedendaagse Kunst

    SMAHK - Stedelijk Museum Assen for Contemporary Art organizes exhibitions concerning contemporary art.
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    Museum Thijnhof

    Museum Thijnhof displays its permanent collection consisting of the oeuvre of painter Kees Thijn. These works of art are exhibited in varying combinations. In addition, works of art by the Northern Dutch surrealists Jan van den Brink and Henk Bloemhof are on permanent display.
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    Jan Kruis Museum

    The Jan Kruis Museum depicts the work and life of artist Jan Kruis. In addition, there are many interactive sections where visitors can become part of the world of Jan, Jans and the Children themselves or where children can learn to draw the beloved characters.
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    Oudheidkamer Beilen

    Oudheidkamer Beilen exhibits a historical collection of paintings, furniture, jewellery and other objects from Beilen that date back from the period 1800-1950. The paintings include works by Egbert van Drielst, Alphonse Stengelin and Reinhart Dozy. In addition the museum exhibits Chinese porcelain,
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    The Kunstpaviljoen is a museum house. The permanent collection consists of contemporary art, including works by Maarten Baas, Jurgen Bey, Joris Laarman, Richard Meitner, Auke de Vries and Anne Wenzel. Every year there are four different exhibitions.

All museums in Drenthe