The best museums in Maastricht in 2022

These are the top 5 best museums in Maastricht, the Netherlands, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Maastricht:

  1. Bonnefanten museum1

    Bonnefanten museum

    Bonnefanten: surprisingly distinctive in ancient and contemporary art. Alongside modern and contemporary art, old masters find their place in the iconic building designed by the Italian architect Aldo Rossi. The Bonnefanten museum tells stories through the permanent collection, temporary exhibitions
  2. Natural History Museum of Maastricht2

    Natural History Museum of Maastricht

    The Natural History Museum of Maastricht is dedicated to the nature in Limburg. The museum has three permanent exhibits that illustrate the nature of Limburg. The exhibition Biology is dedicated to contemporary nature. The exhibition Geology covers tropical swamps and the ‘Krijtzee’. And the exhibit
  3. Fotomuseum aan het Vrijthof3

    Fotomuseum aan het Vrijthof

    Fotomuseum aan het Vrijthof is housed in the Spanish ‘Gouvernement’, a 16th century chapter house at the Vrijthof. The museum displays changing exhibitions with surprising and ground-breaking themes: from entertainment to pop culture and contemporary art. In Grand Cafe Soiron, in the covered courtya
  4. Drukkunstmuseum4


    The Drukkunstmuseum is housed in a 19th century house. The museum illustrates the history of printing. Among other things, the museum features an old ‘drukkerij’ from around 1900 where a number of old printing presses are exhibited that are still functional. There are three central themes in the mus
  5. Marres, House for Contemporary Culture5

    Marres, House for Contemporary Culture

    From the historical house in the center of Maastricht, Marres explores contemporary art in the widest possible sense. The museum was founded in 1998 and takes its name from the brewers’ family Marres that lived in the house in the twentieth century. Marres develops exhibitions, organizes workshops

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