The best museums in Maastricht in May 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Maastricht, 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.

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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. Marres, House for Contemporary Culture4

    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
  5. Bureau Europa5

    Bureau Europa

    Bureau Europa is an institute for architecture and design in Maastricht. Exhibitions on design and architecture are organized from a social civil standpoint. The institute focuses on Europe and the Euroregion. In addition to exhibitions, Bureau Europa also organizes readings and debates to stimulate

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