The best museums in Nijmegen in March 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Nijmegen, 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 Nijmegen:

  1. Online discount!muZIEum1


    What is it like to be blind or partially sighted? You can read about it or someone can tell you about it from their own experience, but during a visit to muZIEum (muSEEum) you will experience it yourself. Enter a world in which your other senses - hearing, smell, touch and taste - suddenly play a fa
  2. Van Lymborch Brothers House2

    Van Lymborch Brothers House

    This little museum is dedicated to the famous Van Lymborch Brothers who used to have their studio here around the year 1400. The Van Lymborch Brothers were famous dutch medieval miniature painters. They were the painters of the Trés Riches Heures du duc de Berry, one of the most precious books of ho
  3. Valkhof Museum3

    Valkhof Museum

    Valkhof Museum has a varied collection that consists of archaeological finds, old art and modern art. The collection of artefacts from Nijmegen and surroundings consists of objects from the Stone Age and later periods that illustrate the life in the region over the centuries. The largest part of the
  4. Nationaal Fietsmuseum Velorama4

    Nationaal Fietsmuseum Velorama

    The National Bicycle Museum Velorama displays a collection of special bikes including original balance bikes (‘draisines’), high ‘bi’s’ and velocipedes. Among others, the museum owns the engagement tandem bicycle of Queen Juliana, the bike that Dutch cyclist Wim van Est was using while he fell in th
  5. De Bastei5

    De Bastei

    The Bastei tells the story of the river. Dive into the museum and go on a journey through past, present and future. Here, on the river Waal and in the oldest city in the Netherlands, you will touch the past and discover the flora and fauna of the Gelderland river area. Fun and educational for big an
  6. Grootmoeders Keukenmuseum6

    Grootmoeders Keukenmuseum

    Grandmother's Kitchen Museum is a small museum in the Kruittoren at Kronenburg Park. It showcases a collection of old kitchen utensils and has a grocery store.
  7. Huis van de Nijmeegse geschiedenis7

    Huis van de Nijmeegse geschiedenis

  8. Museum voor Anatomie en Pathologie8

    Museum voor Anatomie en Pathologie

    The Museum voor Anatomie en Pathologie is situated in the study centre of the Radboudumc. Both the Department of Anatomy and the department of Pathology are accessible to visitors. The collection of the museum includes embryos, fetuses and various parts of the human body (preparations).
  9. Van 't Lindenhoutmuseum9

    Van 't Lindenhoutmuseum

    The Van 't Lindenhout Museum is housed in the monumental white ‘Weezenkapel’ from 1882 where John van' t Lindenhout ran an orphanage. The museum illustrates the care for orphans in the past. The collection includes paintings, photographs, drawings, models, documents, clothing and toys.
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    The Valkhof bunker is the only machine gun bunker remaining of the three bunkers built by the Germans in the Valkhof in 1943. The bunkers had to defend the Waal Bridge and the surrounding area against the advance of the Allies during the war. Visitors can now read, hear and experience what Germans,

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