The best museums in the Netherlands in 2021

These are the top 100 best museums in the Netherlands, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2021. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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

These are the best museums in the Netherlands:

  1. Anne Frank House1

    Anne Frank House

    The Anne Frank House is the house where the Jewish girl Anne Frank was hiding with seven others for more than two years in World War II. The museum owns the original diaries and writings of Anne Frank. An important part of the museum is the ‘Achterhuis’, the place where Anne Frank hid and wrote her
  2. Van Gogh Museum2

    Van Gogh Museum

    More than 860 paintings and nearly 1,200 works on paper by Vincent van Gogh have been preserved. The Van Gogh Museum owns the largest Van Gogh collection, consisting of 201 paintings, 437 drawings and 31 prints. In addition to works by Van Gogh, the museum exhibits a collection of works by other maj
  3. Rijksmuseum3


    The Rijksmuseum is located in a unique historical building from 1885 by architect PJH Cuypers. The museum is dedicated to Dutch art and Dutch history. The collection is exhibited in over two hundred rooms and includes works by Dutch masters such as Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer and Frans Hals
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  5. Zaanse Schans4

    Zaanse Schans

    The Zaanse Schans is a neighborhood in Zaandam. Formally it is not a museum, but an outdoor attraction. It features old mills and houses. The Zaans Museum is located in the Zaanse Schans.
  6. Mauritshuis5


    The Hague
    The Mauritshuis is home to the Best of Dutch painting from the Golden Age. The compact, yet world-renowned collection, is situated in the heart of The Hague, right next to the government centre. Masterpieces such as Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp by Remb
  7. Diergaarde Blijdorp6

    Diergaarde Blijdorp

    Diergaarde Blijdorp is one of the largest and oldest zoos in the Netherlands. It consists of several parts. The Oceanium is situated at the main entrance and contains many different fish. In addition, Diergaarde Blijdorp is divided into continents. It features the Arctic area, the North America area
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  9. Madurodam7


    The Hague
    Madurodam is a miniature park. Through models of buildings it illustrates a Dutch town and the Dutch society. Everything is recreated on a scale of 1 to 25. It includes buildings of historic city centers, modern residential areas, airports, roads, canals, port areas, natural areas and farmlands.
  10. Escher Museum8

    Escher Museum

    The Hague
    The Escher Museum is housed in ‘Paleis Lange Voorhout’, the former winter palace of Queen Emma. The museum is dedicated to the 20th century art of MC Escher. The museum features some 130 works by the Dutch graphic artist. Imporant in the museum is Metamorphosis III, a seven meter long woodcut. This
  11. Kröller-Müller Museum9

    Kröller-Müller Museum

    The Kröller-Müller Museum is located in the National Park De Hoge Veluwe. The museum has a world famous collection that mainly consists of 19th and 20th century art. The sculpture garden and the large collection of works by the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh are the most important. The museum has so
  12. Burgers' Zoo10

    Burgers' Zoo

    In Burgers' Zoo, visitors travel around the world. The animals live in 'eco-displays’ that simulate the natural habitat of the animals. Burgers' Zoo has the world's largest indoor rainforest in which thousands of mammals, reptiles, birds and fish life. It also features ‘Burgers’ Desert’ with camels,
  13. Louwman Museum11

    Louwman Museum

    The Hague
    The Louwman Museum features the world's oldest private collection of automobiles, including historic cars, motorcycles and carriages. The internationally oriented collection is collected by two generations of the Louwman family and includes approximately 250 classic automobiles. Each car tells its o
  14. Kunstmuseum Den Haag12

    Kunstmuseum Den Haag

    The Hague
    Kunstmuseum Den Haag (formerly known as Gemeentemuseum Den Haag) is a museum with a diverse collections of modern art, applied art, musical instruments and fashion. It owns the largest collection of works by Piet Mondrian and is the centre of the Hague School, owning works by Israel, Jongkind, Maris
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  16. Rembrandt House Museum13

    Rembrandt House Museum

    The Rembrandt House Museum is housed in the former house of the Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. This famous painter lived and worked in this house for nearly twenty years. The interior is restored to the style of the times in which Rembrandt lived. The museum displays paintings by artists who work
  17. Artis Royal Zoo14

    Artis Royal Zoo

    Artis is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands that opened its doors in 1838. The zoo features 27 historic buildings, of which most date from the 19th century. Because of this, Artis has a distinctive charm and a historical dimension that lacks in more modern zoos. The monumental aquarium contains tropi
  18. Airborne Museum Hartenstein15

    Airborne Museum Hartenstein

    Airborne Museum Hartenstein is housed in the former headquarters of the British forces that was used during the Battle of Arnhem in 1944. The museum is dedicated to this battle. The collection includes weapons, equipment, videos and pictures that illustrate the battle. In addition to the regular col
  19. Frans Hals Museum - Hof16

    Frans Hals Museum - Hof

    The Frans Hals Museum and De Hallen Haarlem come together to form the renewed Frans Hals Museum as of 30 March 2018: one museum at two locations. Where old meets new. Historical works hang alongside contemporary installations, and the Golden Age sits alongside the modern day. The meeting of Old Mast
  20. Safaripark Beekse Bergen17

    Safaripark Beekse Bergen

    Safaripark Beekse Bergen is the largest wildlife park in the Benelux. Visitors can come face to face with wild animals.
  21. Panorama Mesdag18

    Panorama Mesdag

    The Hague
    Panorama Mesdag displays the 120 meter long and 14 meter high panoramic painting of Scheveningen from 1881, by the Dutch painter Hendrik Willem Mesdag. Because the painting is round, the observer is not in front of the painting, but inside the painting. The painting is a panoramic display of the sea
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  23. Teylers Museum19

    Teylers Museum

    Teylers Museum has an important collection of drawings by Italian and Dutch masters, including famous prints and drawings by Rembrandt and Michelangelo. It also has a collection of paintings with works from the Romantic and Hague School. In the monumental Oval Room, various instruments are exhibited
  24. Zuiderzee Museum20

    Zuiderzee Museum

    The Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen brings stories of the people who once lived on the shores of the Zuiderzee to life. See, hear, feel, taste and smell everyday life round the Zuiderzee as it was before the Afsluitdijk (the great IJsselmeer Barrier Dam) turned the former inland sea into what we now k
  25. Dutch Resistance Museum21

    Dutch Resistance Museum

    The Dutch Resistance Museum illustrates the history of people in times of war. The visitor learns about the Holocaust, resistance and daily life. The exhibition consists of authentic objects, film and audio clips, documents and photos. In addition there is a permanent exhibition on the Dutch East In
  26. Netherlands Open Air Museum22

    Netherlands Open Air Museum

    The Netherlands Open Air Museum presents an overview of the Dutch history of two centuries ago to the more recent history. It focusses on the culture associated with the everyday lives of ordinary people. It features various antique houses, farms, factories, mills, a farmer bar and shops from differ
  27. Museum Speelklok23

    Museum Speelklok

    Step into the wonderful world of automatic playing instruments and be amazed by the cheerful music. Through listening and experiencing, you will learn about the stories of each instrument varying from the smallest music box to the biggest street organs. During the Musical Tour, you can hear the inst
  28. Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen24

    Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

    A visit to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen is a journey through the history of art. Dutch and European masterpieces provide a comprehensive survey of art from the early Middle Ages to the 21st century, from Bosch, Rembrandt and Van Gogh to Dalí and Dutch Design.
  29. Muiderslot25


    The Muiderslot from 1285 is a medieval moated castle. It is a square castle with five towers, battlements, embrasures and a drawbridge. One of the inhabitants of the castle was the Dutch writer and poet Pieter Cornelis Hooft, who lived there in the Golden Age. The visitor is taken back to the 17th c
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  31. Heineken Experience26

    Heineken Experience

    The Heineken Experience is housed in the former Heineken brewery in 1876. The building has served as a Heineken brewery until 1988. Visitors are introduced to more than 150 years of craftsmanship. In a show, Heineken shows that it is the most international beer in the world. In a 4D experience visit
  32. DierenPark Amersfoort27

    DierenPark Amersfoort

    DierenPark Amersfoort is a wooded zoo that contains rhinos, monkeys, bears, tigers, hyenas, elephants, and various birds.
  33. Het Spoorwegmuseum28

    Het Spoorwegmuseum

    The Railway Museum is housed in the ‘Maliebaanstation’ from 1874. The museum is a museum park where the story of almost 175 years of railways in the Netherlands is told. The museum collection includes steam and diesel locomotives, electric locomotives, carriages and trams. The museum is divided into
  34. Museum Our Lord in the Attic29

    Museum Our Lord in the Attic

    Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder is a former clandestine church. The building looks like an ordinary canal house. It is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. The 17th century church with an altar, corridors and approximately 150 seats is situated in the attic. After the Protestant Reformatio
  35. Corrie ten Boom House - The Hiding Place30

    Corrie ten Boom House - The Hiding Place

    Corrie ten Boom House - The Hiding Place is a museum dedicated to the resistance fighter Corrie ten Boom. The museum is housed in her former home. Part of the house is decorated as it was decorated in the past. Among other things, visitors can see the shelter, a small space behind a false wall in th
  36. Museum MORE31

    Museum MORE

    Museum MORE is located in the former town hall in Gorssel. It is the largest museum for contemporary Dutch realism. Works by leading contemporary Dutch realistic artists of the past 100 years are displayed in the museum. From Jan Mankes to Pyke Koch and Carel Willink to Charley Toorop. Their body of
  37. Apenheul Primate Park32

    Apenheul Primate Park

    The Apenheul Primate Park is a zoo where visitors walk among monkeys. Among other animals, it features squirrel monkeys, apes, gorillas and orangutans.
  38. The National Maritime Museum33

    The National Maritime Museum

    The National Maritime Museum is housed in the old ‘Zeemagazijn van de Admiraliteit’ of Amsterdam, a former naval storehouse from 1656. The museum is dedicated to ships and ship transport. It illustrates the story of five hundred years of maritime history in the Netherlands and shows the sea’s influe
  39. National Museum of Ethnology34

    National Museum of Ethnology

    The National Museum of Ethnology is housed in the monumental, former academic hospital. It owns more than 240,000 objects and 500,000 audiovisual sources from around the world. The collection ranges from pants from polar bears’ fur to Indian headdresses and old pictures of Australian Aboriginals to
  40. Dolfinarium Harderwijk35

    Dolfinarium Harderwijk

    Dolfinarium Harderwijk is dedicated to dolphins. It features ten different shows with the dolphins and their trainers. After the show, visitors can come face to face with the dolphins in the underwater room. Besides dolphins, it also contains walruses, porpoises, sea lions, seals, rays and sharks.
  41. Dierentuin GaiaZOO36

    Dierentuin GaiaZOO

    In the GaiaZOO the visitor travels across the world in one day. From Africa to the rainforests of the Amazon and to the far North. The includes gorillas, rhinos, giraffes, cheetahs and lions. In addition it contains animals that are found in no other zoos in the Netherlands, including musk foxes, wo
  42. Castle De Haar37

    Castle De Haar

    Castle De Haar is the largest and most luxurious castle in the Netherlands. The castle illustrates the world of luxury in which the baron family lives. The museum consists of the castle, a collection of art objects and the surrounding park and the associated property. Both the guest houses and serva
  43. Madame Tussauds Amsterdam38

    Madame Tussauds Amsterdam

    Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is a wax museum. The collection of wax sculptures includes famous pop stars, monarchs and famous Dutch painters, but also wax sculptures of movie stars and famous people like Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley. In addition there are moving sculptures and vibr
  44. Aviodrome39


    Take a journey through the world of aviation. Discover the fascinating story of Dutch civil aviation with more than 100 unique aircraft. Step aboard the Constellation, discover the story from the historical Fokker Spin, feel how it is to fly a plane in one of the simulators and explore the enormous
  45. Overloon War Museum40

    Overloon War Museum

    In the museum you will experience the occupation and the persecution, the opposition, D-Day and the Battle of Overloon.
  46. Body Worlds: The Happiness Project41

    Body Worlds: The Happiness Project

    Body Worlds: The Happiness Project is a permanent exhibition. The exhibition illustrates the story of the human body and the impact of happiness on health. More than 200 anatomical specimens of human bodies are exhibited that illustrate the complexity, resilience and vulnerability of the human body.
  47. Nationaal Militair Museum42

    Nationaal Militair Museum

    The National Military Museum is located on the site of the former air base Soesterberg. The museum presents a broad thematic story on Dutch defense. It shows the meaning of the Dutch armed forces in the past, present and future. The National Military Museum especially focusses on the Dutch army and
  48. Batavialand43


    The Bataviawerf is a shipyard where ships from the Golden Age are reconstructed that were important in the Dutch maritime history. In 1995, the Batavia was completed, after which the second project started: ‘De 7 Provinciën’, an admiralty ship from the 17th century on which Michiel de Ruyter had man
  49. Vermeer Centrum Delft44

    Vermeer Centrum Delft

    Vermeer Centrum Delft is dedicated to the life of the Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675). The museum covers his work and his relationship to Delft. The permanent exhibition illustrates how Johannes Vermeer worked in his studio. In addition, the stories are told of the 37 paintings that the V
  50. NEMO Science Museum45

    NEMO Science Museum

    NEMO Science Museum is located on the foundations of the IJ-tunnel in a building from 1997 designed by Renzo Piano. It is the largest science museum in the Netherlands. The visitor can discover the world of science and technology, by doing experiments on scientific and technical developments related
  51. Maritime Museum Rotterdam46

    Maritime Museum Rotterdam

    Maritime Museum Rotterdam is the oldest maritime museum in the Netherlands. The museum illustrates the Dutch maritime history and owns a collection of half a million objects that cover a period of more than five centuries. Important in the museum is the oldest ship model of Western Europe. Children
  52. Hortus Botanicus Leiden47

    Hortus Botanicus Leiden

    Hortus Botanicus Leiden, of the Leiden University is the oldest botanical garden in the Netherlands, from 1590. The first plants were planted in 1594. Four centuries of collecting has resulted in a garden with a variety of exotic unknown plants. The Hortus features an Orangery from 1744, tropical gr
  53. Philips Museum48

    Philips Museum

    The Philips museum provides a fascinating picture of the way in which Philips evolved from a small incandescent lamp manufacturer into a large and prestigious international group of companies. From the company’s origins in 1891 to the innovations of tomorrow.
  54. Tropenmuseum49


    The Tropenmuseum is housed in a monumental building on the grounds of the former ‘Oosterbegraafplaats’. The museum illustrates different cultures and the daily lives of people around the world. The collection consists of artworks, utensils, films, music and photos. The visitor travels through the wo
  55. National Museum of Antiquities50

    National Museum of Antiquities

    The National Museum of Antiquities is housed in an old monumental building and ‘Begijnhof’. It is the Dutch centre for archaeology. A large part of the collection consists of objects related to ancient Egypt. Unique is the two thousand year old Egyptian temple in the central hall of the museum. Besi
  56. Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork51

    Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork

    The Memorial centre Westerbork transit camp is dedicated to the history of 'Polizeiliches Durchgangslager Westerbork'. The museum commemorates the lives of a hundred thousand Dutch Jews. There are several objects on display and the original walls of the barracks and various films are shown. Old road
  57. Stedelijk Molenmuseum De Valk52

    Stedelijk Molenmuseum De Valk

    Stedelijk Molenmuseum De Valk is housed in De Valk, a mill from 1743. The museum features the only preserved mill house in the Netherlands, from 1900. In the sleeping loft and the storage loft, the history and technology of mills and wheat grinding is illustrated. In the attic the visitor can see th
  58. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam53

    Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

    The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is a museum of modern and contemporary art and applied art. The collection is one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary art in Europe. The museum exhibits art from 1860 to the present, including major works by Vincent van Gogh, Piet Mondrian and
  59. Hermitage Amsterdam54

    Hermitage Amsterdam

    The Hermitage Amsterdam is part of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg (Russia). The museum organizes changing art exhibitions. A new exhibition is opened twice a year. The exhibited collections are on various topics such as Alexander the Great, Flemish art, religious art or Russian tsars. A separate bu
  60. DAF Museum55

    DAF Museum

    The DAF Museum is housed in an old brewery from 1884. The museum illustrates the history of Van Doorne's Automobile Factory (DAF). The permanent exhibition consists mainly of DAF vehicles including prototypes and produced sports cars. Furthermore, the museum houses a large collection of trucks. That
  61. Naturalis Biodiversity Center56

    Naturalis Biodiversity Center

    Naturalis owns a large natural history collection of 37 million objects. The collection is partially exhibited in the museum and includes animals, plants, fossils and stones from around the world. All aspects of nature are covered in Naturalis. The visitor travels from the first life on Earth to the
  62. Jewish Historical Museum57

    Jewish Historical Museum

    The Jewish Historical Museum is housed in four synagogues. It is a modern museum about Judaism. Three exhibitions illustrate the culture and history of Jews in the Netherlands. The exhibitions consist of various utensils, paintings, drawings, films, photos and 3D presentations. Part of the museum is
  63. De Orchideeën Hoeve58

    De Orchideeën Hoeve

  64. Museum Prinsenhof Delft59

    Museum Prinsenhof Delft

    Museum Prinsenhof Delft is one of the Top 100 UNESCO monuments in the Netherlands. The museum illustrates the story of William of Orange and his role in the formation of the Dutch Republic. It is situated at the place where he was killed. The museum exhibits paintings, historical artefacts, prints a
  65. Ecomare60


    De Koog
    Ecomare is a nature museum with seals, bird, an aquarium and a ‘duinpark’. The museum is dedicated to the North Sea and the Wadden Sea. Many different species of fish, starfish and shellfish live in the various aquariums. Each aquarium shows another habitat, illustrating the differences between life
  66. Eise Eisinga Planetarium61

    Eise Eisinga Planetarium

    The Eise Eisinga Planetarium is the oldest functioning planetarium in the world. It was built between 1774 and 1781 by Eise Eisinga. The entire building is a national monument. All planets move around the sun in the same amount of time as real planets do. In addition the museum exhibits an extensive
  67. Amsterdam Museum62

    Amsterdam Museum

    The Amsterdam Museum is housed in a building that used to be the St. Lucien Monastery in the Middle Ages. The museum is dedicated to the city of Amsterdam. The story is told of how Amsterdam grew from a small village next to a river to a metropolis. The diverse collection consists of over 75,000 obj
  68. Kijk-kubus63


    The Kijk-kubus is the fully decorated museum house of the ‘Blaakse Bos’. The Kijk-Kubus is part of the cube houses that were built and designed by architect Piet Blom in the period 1982 – 1984. The interior illustrates how people live in these cube houses. Exhibition of models, photographs and multi
  69. Sculptures by the sea64

    Sculptures by the sea

    Museum Beelden aan Zee focuses exclusively on contemporary sculpture.The first sculpture in the collection was purchased by the founders Theo and Lida Scholten, in 1966. The museum was founded in 1994 and now holds nearly one thousand sculptures and several hundreds of medals. This is the only Dutch
  70. Portugese Synagoge65

    Portugese Synagoge

    The Portuguese Synagogue, also called Esnoga, is a synagogue that dates to the 17th century. At the time of construction it was the largest synagogue in the world. The building is still used for worship by the Portuguese Jewish Community. The collection illustrates the four century history of the Po
  71. Royal Palace of Amsterdam66

    Royal Palace of Amsterdam

    The Royal Palace of Amsterdam is the palace of the royal family where visitors are received. When the palace is not used by the royal family, the building is open to the public. It was built between 1648 and 1665 as a town hall, designed by Jacob van Campen. Several works by famous artists refer to
  72. Drents Museum67

    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
  73. Rietveld Schröder House68

    Rietveld Schröder House

    The Rietveld Schröder House is designed by Gerrit Rietveld in 1924. The house is completely designed according to the ideas of the De Stijl art movement and is since 2000 on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Visitors can see how pliable and multifunctional in particular the central "living room" is on
  74. Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg69

    Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg

    Valkenburg (LB)
    Steenkolenmijn Valkenburg illustrates the world of mining. In an underground, in mining style decorated film room, a promotional film is shown of the State Mines (DSM) from the sixties. The film gives an overview of the mining industry. Ex-miners show the world of coal mining, while visitors walk al
  75. Zaans Museum70

    Zaans Museum

    The Zaans museum is housed in a modern building on the Zaanse Schans. The museum illustrates the cultural and industrial heritage of Zaandam. It exhibits paintings, films, photographs, objects and painted furniture. The Verkade Pavilion is part of the museum, a chocolate and biscuit factory from the
  76. Groninger Museum71

    Groninger Museum

    The Groninger Museum is housed in a building that is considered one of the highlights of postmodernism. The museum has four diverse collections with the following themes: history of Groningen, applied art, contemporary art and old art. The collection includes works by Hendrik Willem Mesdag and Jozef
  77. Het Noordbrabants Museum72

    Het Noordbrabants Museum

    The Noordbrabants Museum is housed in the former Military Governorate, a monumental 18th century city palace. It is a museum of art, history and culture of North Brabant. The museum illustrates the cultural history of North Brabant by exhibiting historical objects and works of art. The collection ra
  78. Gemeentegrot73


    Valkenburg (LB)
  79. CORPUS 'journey through the human body'74

    CORPUS 'journey through the human body'

    Discover how your ingenious body works in CORPUS ‘journey through the human body’! In the 5D heart theatre, take a trilling ‘journey’ as a red blood cell, take a breath in the lungs, jump on the tongue, walk through the ear, admire the brain and be generally amazed by our own fantastic body After th
  80. muZIEum75


    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
  81. The Museum of the Canals76

    The Museum of the Canals

    Museum of the Canals is housed in a monumental seventeenth-century canal house. The museum illustrates the Amsterdam city expansion that was caused by the construction of canals. In addition to an interactive audiovisual tour, there are three decorated rooms that illustrate the history of the house
  82. Wereldmuseum Rotterdam77

    Wereldmuseum Rotterdam

    The Wereldmuseum Rotterdam is housed in the former clubhouse of the Royal Yacht Association from 1851. The collection consists of art objects and various other objects from cultures around the world. The permanent exhibition consists of some two thousand objects. Unique in the collection is a statue
  83. Steamtrain Hoorn Medemblik78

    Steamtrain Hoorn Medemblik

    The Steamtrain Hoorn Medemblik museum is dedicated to the steam train in the Netherlands. The museum uses the former freight and classification yard of that station of Hoorn. Steam trams drive from village to village on the railway between Hoorn and Medemblik from 1887. The collection consists of st
  84. Botanische Tuinen Utrecht79

    Botanische Tuinen Utrecht

    The Botanische Tuinen Utrecht are built on and around Fort Hoofddijk from the 19th century and covers an area of seven hectares. There are six different gardens. The rock garden features various herb plants. The theme garden features plants to smell and feel. The animal garden is made for small anim
  85. Red Light Secrets: Museum of Prostitution80

    Red Light Secrets: Museum of Prostitution

    The Museum of Prostitution illustrates the life of prostitutes that work in the Red Light District, as well as illustrate the life of courtesans in brothels.
  86. Museum Catharijneconvent81

    Museum Catharijneconvent

    Museum Catharijneconvent is housed in a medieval monastery from the 15th century. It is dedicated to the past and present of Christianity in the Netherlands. The museum exhibits old and contemporary art, and various other objects that illustrate the story of Christianity. The permanent collection is
  87. Hunebedcentrum82


    The Hunebedcentrum is dedicated to dolmens and Funnel beakers, the builders of the dolmens. The tombs were built some five thousand years ago. 52 of the 54 dolmens in the Netherlands are found in the province of Drenthe. The museum shows how Funnel beakers lived five centuries ago. Visitors can also
  88. Trompenburg Tuinen & Arboretum83

    Trompenburg Tuinen & Arboretum

    Trompenburg Tuinen & Arboretum used to be one of the ‘buitenplaatsen’ in Cralingen. Now there are gardens with fountains, herbaceous borders, a desert greenhouse and an aviary. There are thousands of perennials and bulbs, and hundreds of trees and shrubs. The old part of the garden has an English la
  89. Dierenrijk84


  90. Kunsthal Rotterdam85

    Kunsthal Rotterdam

    Kunsthal Rotterdam is housed in a modern building designed by Rem Koolhaas. It is an exhibition site of 3300 square metres. Kunstal Rotterdam does not have its own collection. For this reason, it organizes various exhibitions on art and culture. There are often several exhibitions simultaneously, al
  91. Africa Museum86

    Africa Museum

    Berg en Dal
    The Africa Museum is dedicated to African art and culture. The indoor museum exhibits a collection of African art. The collection is based on themes such as African architecture, contemporary African art, African vision on art and beauty and society and religion. The outdoor museum illustrates the d
  92. EYE87


    The EYE Film museum is housed in the iconic white building at the IJ. Everything is film in EYE. This national museum of film manages more than forty thousand movies and features every genre: a representative selection of movie history, with classics blockbusters and cult movies. It is a museum of f
  93. Archeon88


    Alphen aan Den Rijn
  94. Micropia89


    Micropia is located in the historic ‘Ledenlokalen’ from 1870. In Micropia the invisible world of microorganisms is made visible and accessible for a broad audience. Micro-organisms such as fungi and bacteria are everywhere and define how our world looks like. Visitors are informed about current issu
  95. Joods Historisch Kindermuseum90

    Joods Historisch Kindermuseum

    In the Jewish Historical Children Museum, children from 6 to 12 years are introduction to Jewish life and Jewish traditions.
  96. Hoensbroek Castle91

    Hoensbroek Castle

    Hoensbroek Castle is one of the largest castles in the Netherlands. The oldest part of the castle dates back to 1250. There are more than forty authentically furnished rooms in the museum. The rooms are decorated in the style of different periods, from the Middle Ages to the 18th century. The collec
  97. Museum Willet-Holthuysen92

    Museum Willet-Holthuysen

    Museum Willet-Holthuysen is housed in a double mansion from 1687. In the 19th century it was the house of Abraham Willet and his wife Louisa Willet-Holthuysen. The museum consists of a dining room, a ballroom, a garden room and a corridor on the first floor that illustrate how wealthy people from Am
  98. Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen93

    Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen

    Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen is a zoo with various attractions. It includes the Gorilla Adventure which is separated by an eleven meter gap. In an eighty meters tunnel, visitors get acquainted with the sounds of the jungle. It also features ‘RavotAapia’, Europe's largest indoor play jungle and a sea
  99. Museum Haarlem94

    Museum Haarlem

    Museum Haarlem illustrates the history of Haarlem and surroundings. It is a city that is often praised for its beauty and has inspired many painters. Dutch painters such as Frans Hals and Jan van Scorel painted the city. The collection consists of objects of historical value from the South ‘Kennemer
  100. Cobra Museum95

    Cobra Museum

    The Cobra Museum is a museum of modern art. The permanent collection primarily consists of works by members of the Cobra movement. It includes works by Karel Appel, Constant and Corneille. The Cobra Collection of the Cobra Museum is one of the most important in the world. The main goal of the museum
  101. Van Abbemuseum96

    Van Abbemuseum

    The Van Abbemuseum is a leading museum on modern and contemporary art. It houses a collection of some 2,700 works from 1900 to present, consisting of a thousand works on paper, seven hundred paintings and thousand sculptures. The museum has a large collection of paintings by the Russian artist El Li
  102. Singer Laren97

    Singer Laren

    Laren (NH)
    Singer Laren focuses on international art from the period 1880 to 1950. The core of the collection is the collection that the couple William and Anna Singer brought together. This collection primarily consists of works by French painters from the School of Barbizon, traditional impressionistic artis
  103. Dordrechts Museum98

    Dordrechts Museum

    The Dordrecht Museum is housed in the former insane asylum. The museum, founded in 1842, is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. It owns a diverse collection of old, modern and contemporary art. It covers more than four hundred years of Dutch painting: works from the 16th century to contemp
  104. Prison Gate Museum99

    Prison Gate Museum

    The Hague
    Museum de Gevangenpoort is housed in a medieval prison. It consists of a courthouse, a cell block and a house for the jailer. The museum illustrates the story of crime and punishment throug the ages. It shows how prisoners were brought to trial, punished and imprisoned. The collection consists of in
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    Museum De Lakenhal

    Museum De Lakenhal is the municipality museum of Leiden, that is housed in Leiden’s old cloth hall from 1640. It is the museum of arts, crafts and history of Leiden. The museum covers the history of Leiden from Leiden’s relief in 1574. Important in the museum are works by old masters such as Rembran

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