All history museums and attractions to visit in the Netherlands

the Netherlands is a good place to visit if you are interested in history. Below we list all 200 history museums in the Netherlands, to lose yourself in the place's cultural heritage and local history.

Are you a real history buff and are you looking for the best history museums to visit in the Netherlands? These are the ones:

  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. Rijksmuseum2


    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
  3. Airborne Museum Hartenstein3

    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
  4. Zuiderzee Museum4

    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
  5. Dutch Resistance Museum5

    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
  6. Dutch Open Air Museum6

    Dutch 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
  7. Muiderslot7


    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 seventeeth century. The visitor is taken back in ti
  8. Museum Our Lord in the Attic8

    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
  9. Het Loo Palace9

    Het Loo Palace

    The Loo Palace was a royal palace for three centuries. The museum shows how the successive royal families lived in the palace. The collection consists of some 160,000 objects, including paintings, sculptures, applied art, furniture, costumes, carriages and books. In a multimedia presentation, the st
  10. Het Spoorwegmuseum10

    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
  11. Corrie ten Boom House - The Hiding Place11

    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
  12. The National Maritime Museum12

    The National Maritime Museum

    The National Maritime Museum holds one of the world's largest and most notable maritime collections including paintings, ship models, navigation instruments and sea charts. Discover 500 years of Dutch maritime history and its strong link to society of today and tomorrow. The collection includes ship
  13. National Museum of Ethnology13

    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
  14. Castle De Haar14

    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
  15. Aviodrome15


    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
  16. Overloon War Museum16

    Overloon War Museum

    In the museum you will experience the occupation and the persecution, the opposition, D-Day and the Battle of Overloon.
  17. Nationaal Militair Museum17

    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
  18. Batavialand18


    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
  19. Wereldmuseum Rotterdam19

    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
  20. Maritime Museum Rotterdam20

    Maritime Museum Rotterdam

    In the Maritime Museum Rotterdam, you can discover the enormous effect that the maritime world has on our daily lives. Travel through the maritime past and present in modern exhibitions for adventurers large and small. Listen to stories and admire prize exhibits from our leading collection. The muse
  21. Philips Museum21

    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.
  22. National Museum of Antiquities22

    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
  23. Tropenmuseum23


    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
  24. Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork24

    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
  25. Stedelijk Molenmuseum De Valk25

    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
  26. DAF Museum26

    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
  27. Jewish Museum27

    Jewish Museum

    The Jewish 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 the Jewish
  28. Museum Prinsenhof Delft28

    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
  29. Amsterdam Museum29

    Amsterdam Museum

    The Amsterdam Museum presents exhibitions on a wide range of urban issues. We share knowledge, show art and heritage, and tell relevant stories - past, present and future. Historical and contemporary stories that make the city what it is, in all its forms. We do this at our museum locations in the h
  30. Drents Museum30

    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
  31. Portugese Synagoge31

    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
  32. Royal Palace of Amsterdam32

    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
  33. Kasteel Keukenhof33

    Kasteel Keukenhof

    Kasteel Keukenhof is a castle from 1640. It was built as a mansion for the former commander of the VOC, Adriaen Maertensz. Block. In the 19th century, the towers were built, and the house became a castle. The various rooms are decorated with furniture from different style periods and years. The inte
  34. Zaans Museum34

    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
  35. Gemeentegrot35


    Valkenburg (LB)
    The Municipal Cave was created in the past when the Romans needed the marl from the soil as a building material. Fossils and shell layers show the natural conditions of the past. The Municipal Cave also provides an overview of various artistic expressions and living conditions of different generatio
  36. Het Noordbrabants Museum36

    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
  37. The Museum of the Canals37

    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 tour, there is a temporary exhibition in our period rooms.
  38. Museum Catharijneconvent38

    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
  39. Hunebedcentrum39


    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
  40. Africa Museum40

    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
  41. Archeon41


    Alphen aan Den Rijn
    The Archeon is a theme park that shows how people lived in ancient times. Visitors can participate in various activities themselves, such as sword fighting, calligraphy and archery.
  42. Fries Scheepvaartmuseum42

    Fries Scheepvaartmuseum

    The Fries Scheepvaartmuseum is dedicated to the history of Frisian shipping from the 17th to the 20th century. The collection consists of two parts: the history of Frisian shipping and the history of the city Sneek. In addition to shipping and the regional history, the museum also covers water and i
  43. Museum Gouda43

    Museum Gouda

    Museum Gouda recounts the history of this wonderful city. You will see, among other things, unique sixteenth century altarpieces, seventeenth century civic guard group portraits and Gouda pottery, which is famous all over the world. The museum is located in an old hospital, the Catharina Gasthuis. T
  44. Joods Historisch Kindermuseum44

    Joods Historisch Kindermuseum

    In the Jewish Historical Children Museum, children from 6 to 12 years are introduction to Jewish life and Jewish traditions.
  45. The Willet-Holthuysen House45

    The Willet-Holthuysen House

    The Willet-Holthuysen House 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
  46. Hoensbroek Castle46

    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
  47. Museum Haarlem47

    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
  48. Prison Gate Museum48

    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
  49. Museum BroekerVeiling49

    Museum BroekerVeiling

    Broek op Langedijk
    The Broekerveiling is the oldest ‘doorvaar-groentenveiling’ in the world. The auctioning started in 1887 at the same spot the museum is situated now. The museum exhibits punts (boats) and tools. Auctions are held with the punts, which illustrate how the auction worked. Important in the museum is the
  50. Museum De Lakenhal50

    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
  51. The Dutch Navy Museum51

    The Dutch Navy Museum

    Den Helder
    The Dutch Navy Museum is dedicated to the past and present of the Dutch Navy. The museum illustrates five hundred years of history of the Dutch navy. Important in the museum are the three museum ships, of which submarine ‘Tonijn’ is most striking. On board stories about the navy are told by former c
  52. Warmuseum Arnhem52

    Warmuseum Arnhem

    Warmuseum Arnhem is dedicated to the Second World War. It illustrates the events of the Second World War in the area of Arnhem. The museum features authentic objects from the period 1940 to 1945. The collection of the museum includes various vehicles, weapons, uniforms, ammunition, fake IDs and rati
  53. Museum Het Schip53

    Museum Het Schip

    World-renowned expressionist building "Het Schip" ("the ship") is the most famous work by Amsterdam School architect Michel de Klerk, which was completed in 1921. The museum located in the building is dedicated to the Amsterdam School, an architecture style. The former post office designed by the a
  54. Van Lymborch Brothers House54

    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
  55. Vesting Bourtange55

    Vesting Bourtange

    Vesting Bourtange is a historic fortified village that takes visitors back to the year 1742. Besides the fortified village itself, there are also various activities.From lively markets to realistically re-enacted battles.
  56. Heeswijk Castle56

    Heeswijk Castle

    Heeswijk Castle is a former water fortress from the 11th century. The museum illustrates the housing condition in the middle of the 19th century. The visitor is guided through the castle by a guide that tells the story of the extraordinary life in the castle. Among others, the tour goes through the
  57. Westfries Museum57

    Westfries Museum

    The West Fries Museum is housed in the former ‘Statencollege’ from 1632. It is a regional history museum with a diverse collection. The museum has a large number of objects related to the history of the city of Hoorn, applied art, archaeology, militia and trading. A large room in the museum is dedic
  58. Allard Pierson58

    Allard Pierson

    In the Allard Pierson you discover the heritage collections of the University of Amsterdam. The permanent presentation, ‘From the Nile to the Amstel’, invites visitors on a journey through 10,000 years of cultural history. The presentation starts in ancient Egypt and, once renovations are completed,
  59. Centraal Museum59

    Centraal Museum

    The Centraal Museum is housed in the Saint Agnes Convent from 1420. The diverse collection includes old, modern and applied art and objects related to the city's history, including historical costumes and antiquities. Important in the museum is the collection Van Baaren, with 19th and early 20th cen
  60. ProDemos - House for Democracy and the Rule of Law60

    ProDemos - House for Democracy and the Rule of Law

    The Hague
    ProDemos is located opposite of the ‘Binnenhof’ in The Hague. It is the house of democracy and the ‘rechtsstaat’. Visitors learn about the rules of democracy and the ‘rechtsstaat’ and experience the functioning of politics, democracy and the ‘rechtsstaat’. The Visitors Centre ProDemos organizes tour
  61. Watersnoodmuseum61


    The Watersnood Museum is housed in four caissons used for closing the last gap in the dike. The museum illustrates the flood of February 1, 1953, and what happened afterwards. More than 1,800 people drowned during the flood. The concrete boats are sixty feet long, twenty feet wide and twenty feet hi
  62. Herzogenbusch concentration camp62

    Herzogenbusch concentration camp

    The Herzogenbusch concentration camp was the only SS concentration camp outside Germany and the German annexed territories. Between early 1943 and late 1944, more than 31,000 people were detained here. The museum consists of an indoor and an outdoor area. Outside, an architectural model illustrates
  63. Museum Tot Zover63

    Museum Tot Zover

    Museum Tot Zover shows how people dealt with death in the past, and how they deal with it now and in the future. Central topics in the museum are the body, rituals, memento mori and mourning and remembrance. The collection includes death masks, paintings, miniature hearses and urns and caskets. Chil
  64. Molen van Sloten - Kuiperijmuseum64

    Molen van Sloten - Kuiperijmuseum

    The Molen van Sloten – Kuiperijmuseum includes an original ‘poldermolen’ and a museum where visitors learn how barrels are made. The Molen van Sloten is a functioning ‘poldermolen’ and is the only mill in Amsterdam that is daily open to the public. It is a ‘stellingmolen’ with a backside that was re
  65. Mariniersmuseum65


    The Mariniersmuseum illustrates the role of marines in the Netherlands over the centuries. The story of the Marine Corps starts in 1665, at the Battle of Chatham. Among other things, the museum covers that battle and the battle of East Java. In addition, the museum has exhibitions on drummers and pi
  66. Museum of the 20th Century66

    Museum of the 20th Century

    Museum van de Twintigste Eeuw is housed in an old prison. It is a nostalgic museum dedicated to the 20th century. The museum displays interiors and objects from the period 1900 to around 2000. The museum includes old living rooms, a classroom, kitchen equipment, toys, audio and video equipment and o
  67. Museum Joure67

    Museum Joure

    Museum Joure is housed in ten buildings, including six national monuments. The ten buildings are surrounded by quays and a museum garden. One of the buildings once was the first factory of Dutch coffee manufacturer Douwe Egberts. The building features a coffee, tea and tobacco collection. On the 19t
  68. Vincent van GoghHuis68

    Vincent van GoghHuis

    The Vincent van GoghHuis is located on the site of the birthplace of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh. The museum illustrates the life and work of Vincent van Gogh. The museum also organizes exhibitions on artists from the 20th and 21th centuries who are or were inspired by Vincent Van Gogh.
  69. Hollandsche Schouwburg69

    Hollandsche Schouwburg

    The Hollandsche Schouwburg is a war memorial for the Dutch Jews that were murdered in the Second World War. The permanent exhibition on the Holocaust in '40-'45 focusses on the deportation of the Jews. Videos, photos, models and various objects illustrate the discrimination, deportation and extermin
  70. Museum Hindeloopen70

    Museum Hindeloopen

    Museum Hindeloopen illustrates the history of the former ‘Zuiderzee’ town. Objects such as Hindeloopen paintings, Hindeloopen costumes and interiors are on display in various rooms. In addition, the museum covers the merchant navy, fishing and the former port. There is an audiovisual room on the fir
  71. Volendams Museum71

    Volendams Museum

    The Volendams Museum illustrates how people lived and worked in Volendam in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The collection of the museum includes Volendam (and national) costumes and jewellery, photographs, literary and musical art forms, paintings, drawings, sculptures, pottery, old i
  72. Kazemattenmuseum Kornwerderzand72

    Kazemattenmuseum Kornwerderzand

    Kazemattenmuseum Kornwerderzand is dedicated to the Battle of the Afsluitdijk during the German attack on the Netherlands in 1940. It features seven casemates decorated in the style of 1940. The museum illustrates the daily lives of the soldiers during the mobilization and the war. Other topics incl
  73. Oude Ambachten & Speelgoed Museum73

    Oude Ambachten & Speelgoed Museum

    The Oude Ambachten & Speelgoed Museum consists of an indoor and an outdoor museum. The indoor museum houses a collection of craft related objects and a collection of toys. The museum covers more than 160 crafts, including the basket weaver, the cheesemaker, the silversmith, the ‘kantklosser’ and the
  74. Museum Warkums Erfskip74

    Museum Warkums Erfskip

  75. Jenevermuseum75


    The Jenever Museum is housed in a former wine and malt distillery. The museum covers everything about Jenever. The collection includes packaging, glassware and advertising. It illustrates the story of the history and background of Jenever. There is also a tasting room in the museum and a historic di
  76. Tresoar76


    Tresoar is the Frisian literary and historical centre. Besides a museum, it is also an archive, library and documentation centre. It houses a collection of information sources on various Frisian topics, including highlights of the Frisian literature, films about the ‘Elfstedentocht’ and plans of Fri
  77. Thermenmuseum77


    The Thermenmuseum is located around the excavations of a Roman public bath from 100 AD. It is the best preserved and largest ancient building in the Netherlands. The heritage of Coriovallum is displayed, which was the Roman predecessor of the current city of Heerlen. In addition to the two thousand
  78. Mill Museum - The Zaansche Mill78

    Mill Museum - The Zaansche Mill

    Koog aan de Zaan
    The Molenmuseum is dedicated to windmills and the history of mills in Zaandam. The museum preserves objects that are related to the mill era. The collection mainly consists of models and consumer goods from the mills. In addition, the museum illustrates the customs around the mills, the local langua
  79. De Schierstins79

    De Schierstins

  80. Belasting & Douane Museum80

    Belasting & Douane Museum

    The Belasting & Douane Museum (Tax & Customs Museum) is housed in two historic houses. It illustrates the history of tax and customs in the Netherlands. The diverse collection includes paintings, photographs, drawings, prints, uniforms, glassware, silver objects, games, smuggling objects and measuri
  81. Fries Landbouwmuseum81

    Fries Landbouwmuseum

    The Fries Landbouwmuseum illustrates two thousand years of agricultural history of Friesland. Working, living and housing conditions of a peasant family in different time periods are illustrated, including the mound period, the Middle Ages and periods before and after the Second World War. The colle
  82. Miniworld Rotterdam82

    Miniworld Rotterdam

  83. Museum Sloten83

    Museum Sloten

    The Stêdhûs Sleat museum is housed in the former town hall of Sloten from 1759. The museum illustrates the history of Sloten by displaying various objects that related to its history. Unique is the magic lantern collection, exhibited in the attic. Children can discover the magic of the magic lantern
  84. Zuivelmuseum It Tsiispakhús84

    Zuivelmuseum It Tsiispakhús

    Zuivelmuseum It Tsiispakhús is housed in a historical former cheese warehouse. The small museum organizes exhibitions on art, archaeology, culture and history. All exhibitions are related to the municipality of Littenseradeel. In addition it features a permanent exhibition on dairy. Various objects,
  85. Houtstad-IJlst85


  86. Zaandam Time Museum86

    Zaandam Time Museum

    Museum van het Nederlandse Uurwerk is housed in a 17th century house. The museum presents an overview of the history of timekeeping in the Netherlands. The collection consists mainly of Dutch historical timepieces from 1500 to 1850. It includes tower clocks, the first and the earliest Dutch grandfat
  87. Van Gijn House87

    Van Gijn House

    The museum is the house of the banker and collector Simon van Gijn who lived there from 1864 until his death in 1922. Van Gijn left the house and most of his collections to the Old Dordrecht Society. His wish was for the collections to be made publicly accessible and for his home to be converted int
  88. Museum of the Mind | Dolhuys88

    Museum of the Mind | Dolhuys

    Museum of the Mind has two locations; one in Haarlem and one in Amsterdam. In the museum in Haarlem you can discover more about your own mind and those of others in an interactive way. In Amsterdam you can see exhibitions with outsider art, in which artists show their imaginative inner world. In th
  89. Huis Doorn89

    Huis Doorn

    Huis Doorn is a water castle from the 14th century that was rebuilt as an elegant villa at the end of the 18th century. The interior originates from the imperial palaces in Potsdam and Berlin. The interior illustrates how royal families lived. In addition there are imperial art objects on display.
  90. St. Lawrence Church90

    St. Lawrence Church

    The St. Lawrence Church is the only remaining monument in Rotterdam from the Middle Ages. Concerts, festivals, fairs and exhibitions are organized in this late-Gothic church. In addition, church services can also still take place. Each year a new, varied program is created. The permanent exhibition
  91. Het Gevangenismuseum91

    Het Gevangenismuseum

    The Gevangenismuseum is housed in a former ‘Dwanggesticht’ from the 19th century. In an interactive way, the visitor learns about how criminals were treated in the Netherlands from 1600 to the present. In addition, the museum covers the history of Veenhuizen as a prison town. Important in the museum
  92. Rijksmuseum Boerhaave92

    Rijksmuseum Boerhaave

    Rijksmuseum Boerhaave is the Netherlands’ treasure chamber of science and medicine. What were the major discoveries in the history of science in the Netherlands? Who were the researchers behind them and how great is the impact of their discoveries on our lives today? Find out more about their inv
  93. Doorwerth Castle93

    Doorwerth Castle

    The rich history of the castle, of more than seven centuries, boasts glorious periods as well as darker ones. Nowadays, Doorwerth Castle shines in all its 17th century glory, including a gatehouse, coach house and stables. The vegetable garden is managed so beautifully that you’d expect it to still
  94. Amerongen Castle94

    Amerongen Castle

    The building and interior of Castle Amerongen have a remarkable character that has developed over the centuries. Originally, the castle is a thirteenth-century residential tower built in the Rhine floodplains. In the sixteenth century, Goert van Reede settled on the castle. This family stayed for ov
  95. Slot Loevestein95

    Slot Loevestein

    Slot Loevestein is a fortress and a castle. The history of the castle goes back 650 years and is divided into three periods: Middle Ages, state prison and the Dutch Waterline. The castle illustrates the story of these three periods. The most notable period is the period of the state prison. The most
  96. Museum Van Loon96

    Museum Van Loon

    Museum van Loon is located on the Keizersgracht in the house of the regent family Van Loon. Willem van Loon was the co-founder of The Dutch East India Company in 1602. One of the residents of this 17th century canal house was Dutch painter Ferdinand Bol, a pupil of Rembrandt. Portraits, silverware,
  97. Bonnefanten museum97

    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
  98. Museum Kaap Skil98

    Museum Kaap Skil

    Museum Kaap Skil is housed in a modern glass building with a shell of wooden beams. The museum is dedicated to Texel and the sea. The collection includes beachcombing objects and dive finds, as well as paintings and prints. In addition, the museum has the largest maritime model in the world.
  99. Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar99

    Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar

    Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar is dedicated to the history and cultural heritage of Alkmaar and its surroundings. It covers five centuries of history. The collection includes historical objects from the Alkmaar region, a photo collection of Alkmaar, a toy theatre including toys from the past, paintings fr
  100. Slot Zeist100

    Slot Zeist

    Slot Zeist was built in the seventeenth century as a place of enjoyment for Count of Nassau-Odijk, Willem Adriaan. The ‘style rooms’ feature a classic decoration in baroque style. Temporary exhibitions are organized in the cultural, right wing of the castle. The garden features sculpture exhibitions
  101. Twickel Castle101

    Twickel Castle

    Ambt Delden
    Twickel is a castle that is mentioned for the first time in 1347. The oldest parts of the current castle date from the 16th century. It is situated on an estate of four thousand hectares that consists of fields and meadows, forests with old oaks, meres, lakes, heathes and ‘houtwallen’. On the proper
  102. Jachthuis St. Hubertus102

    Jachthuis St. Hubertus

    Jachthuis Sint-Hubertus is located in the north of the Park De Hoge Veluwe and was designed by architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage, on behalf of Anton and Helene Kröller-Müller. He designed the interior, the furniture and even the tableware and cutlery. This hunting castle was built between 1914 and 19
  103. Museum Bronbeek103

    Museum Bronbeek

    Museum Bronsbeek illustrates the Dutch colonial history. Most focus is on the Royal Dutch East Indies Army - KNIL - and the colonized opponents. The permanent exhibition features footage, stories of eyewitnesses and authentic weapons and uniforms that illustrate the story of the Dutch East Indies th
  104. Limburgs Museum104

    Limburgs Museum

    At the Limburgs Museum in Venlo, discover how the history of the Netherlands began thousands of years ago. This is where the first people and farmers settled. With interactive exhibitions, events and the best stories for young and old, the museum brings the history and culture of Limburg to life. Wh
  105. Fries Museum105

    Fries Museum

    The Fries Museum is dedicated to Friesland and its inhabitants. In the museum the story of the countryside and the eleven cities is told, the dealing with water and the search for the typical Frisian. The collection includes contemporary art, archaeological finds, old costumes, the sword of freedom
  106. Valkhof Museum106

    Valkhof Museum

    What over the centuries has made us who we are? With a collection stretching back more than 14,000 years, we can provide part of an answer to that question, and when we do not know the answer, there are always still the interpretations that you can find in the earlier, modern and contemporary art fr
  107. Czar Peter House107

    Czar Peter House

    The Czar Peter House in Zaandam is a subsidiary of the Zaans Museum. The Czar Peter House became famous when Russian Tsar Peter the Great stayed there for eight nights. But Napoleon, other Russian tsars and Dutch monarchs have visited this property as well. In and around the house are various object
  108. Museum Flehite108

    Museum Flehite

    Museum Flehite is housed in three houses from around 1540. It is the historical museum of Amersfoort and Eemland. The permanent collection consists of some 20,000 works of art and other objects that illustrate more than 750 years of the city’s history. In addition to the permanent collection, the mu
  109. De Plompe Toren109

    De Plompe Toren

    The Plompe Toren is the only remnant of Koudekerke, a village that disappeared into the Oosterschelde at the end of the 16th century. The Plompe Toren is now an information center about the history, legends and nature of the region.
  110. Stedelijk Museum Kampen110

    Stedelijk Museum Kampen

    The Stedelijk Museum Kampen is housed in the old town hall in Kampen. It has a collection that consists of four main themes: law, religion, water, and the House of Orange-Nassau. Important in the museum is the ‘Schepenzaal’ from 1545, in which is shown how law was practised in the past. Every year t
  111. Museum De Cruquius111

    Museum De Cruquius

    Museum De Cruquius is housed in the former pumping station Cruquius, that was used between 1848 and 1852 for the reclamation of the Haarlemmermeer. The museum is dedicated to the industrial history. The collection consists of steam engines, models of windmills, polder architectural models and old ma
  112. Muzee Scheveningen112

    Muzee Scheveningen

    Muzee Scheveningen is a museum on natural and cultural history in Scheveningen which illustrates the culture, the history and the goings on in the city. The collection consists of a cultural history part and a biology part focused on the sea. The cultural history collection consists mainly of object
  113. Museummolen Schermerhorn113

    Museummolen Schermerhorn

    Museummolen Schermerhorn is a mill from 1634 that was used to drain the water from the Schermerpolder. It is one of the eleven remaining mills of the former Schermerpolder mill complex. The mill can be visited from top to bottom, which lets the visitor properly see the operation of the mill. The mus
  114. Freedom Museum114

    Freedom Museum

    The Freedom Museum is located in the beautiful green and hilly landscape of Groesbeek. The museum is close to Germany and right in the area of the two most important operations on the Western Front during WW2: Market Garden and Veritable. There is never one story. A multifaceted image of the Second
  115. Zeeuws Museum115

    Zeeuws Museum

    The Zeeuws Museum is housed in the medieval abbey of Middelburg. The museum's collection consists of approximately 30,000 objects related to the history of Zeeland. It includes Zeeland tapestries, a collection of contemporary art from Zeeland and a historical collection of the ‘Koninklijk Zeeuwsch G
  116. Amsterdam Pipe Museum116

    Amsterdam Pipe Museum

    The Amsterdam Pipe Museum is housed in a seventeenth-century canal house in Amsterdam. It offers the smoking culture in the world over 25 centuries, by exhibiting a collection of smoking pipes and tobacco-related paraphernalia. The collection consists of more than 30,000 objects, of which about thre
  117. preHistorisch Dorp117

    preHistorisch Dorp

    This open air museum, located in the vast Genneper Parken, shows how life in the Netherlands has been over a period of 10,000 years. Starting from the Stone Age, moving on to the Iron Age, visitors can explore dwellings, tools and other structures that have been reconstructed using the same material
  118. Japan Museum SieboldHuis118

    Japan Museum SieboldHuis

    The Siebold House is housed in a monumental building that used to be used as the district court. The museum’s collection consists of objects that were collected by Philipp Franz von Siebold in the period 1823 – 1829 during his stay in the Dutch trading post Dejima. Siebold collected more than 25,000
  119. Veenpark119


    Veenpark has an arcreage of 160 hectares, which makes it the largest museum in the Netherlands. This open-air museum is dedicated to the digging of the brown gold, peat. The peat history of Drenthe comes to life in this museum. The visitor travels through nostalgic villages and a bog area with peat
  120. National Archive120

    National Archive

    The Hague
    The National Archive features objects from about a thousand years of history of the Netherlands. It has 125 kilometres of documents, 14 million photographs and 300,000 historical maps. In addition, the library features around 60,000 reference books. The National Archive organizes exhibitions in whic
  121. Museum Anno121

    Museum Anno

    Museum Anno is dedicated to the cultural history and art from Zwolle. The museum consists of an old part, the former 16th century ‘Drostenhuis’ and a new part from 1997. The collection includes paintings by 17th century masters, cultural and historical objects, silverware and prints. The museum hold
  122. Bakkerijmuseum De Oude Bakkerij122

    Bakkerijmuseum De Oude Bakkerij

    Bakkerijmuseum De Oude Bakkerij is a museum dedicated to bakers and bakeries. The museum illustrates how bakers made and sold their products in the past century. The collection consists of machines, tools, forms and other objects related to bakery. The museum also exhibits objects related to the top
  123. Museum de Heksenwaag123

    Museum de Heksenwaag

    Museum de Heksenwaag is housed in the city's former weigh house. The museum illustrates the story of the witch trials and the Oudewater Weigh house. The story is illustrated by an exhibition, an audio visual presentations and the original scale. For children there are a play area, a scavenger hunt a
  124. Duivenvoorde castle124

    Duivenvoorde castle

    Duivenvoorde Castle in the Village of Voorschoten is one of the oldest castles in South Holland. The rooms are decorated as if the castle is still inhabited. They are filled with objects such as Oriental and European porcelain, Delftware and silverware. Family portraits from the 16th and 17th centur
  125. Slot Zuylen125

    Slot Zuylen

    Slot Zuylen is a medieval castle that was rebuilt into a manor house in the 18th century. The most famous inhabitant of the castle was the Dutch writer and composer Belle van Zuylen. A guide leads visitors around the rooms of the castle, including the dining room, the guest room, the kitchen and the
  126. Leiden American Pilgrim Museum126

    Leiden American Pilgrim Museum

  127. Discovery Museum127

    Discovery Museum

    Discovery Center Continium is a museum on science and engineering. The museum illustrates the development of science and technology in the past, the present and the future. The museum covers historical themes such as Maastricht earthenware and coal mining, but also newer developments are discussed s
  128. Paleis Soestdijk128

    Paleis Soestdijk

    Soestdijk Palace offers a glimpse into the life of the Dutch royal family. The English landscape garden surrounding the palace is also open to the public.
  129. Wings of Liberation129

    Wings of Liberation

    The Wings of Liberation Museum is located in the area where in September 1944 thousands of American troops landed as part of Operation Market Garden. The museum covers the occupation, the oppression and the final liberation of the southern part of the Netherlands. By displaying dioramas, authentic m
  130. Museum aan de A130

    Museum aan de A

    Museum aan de A (the former Noordelijk Scheepvaartmuseum) is housed in two medieval buildings. The museum illustrates the history of Groningen and the Groningers.
  131. Fort Kijkduin131

    Fort Kijkduin

    Den Helder
    Fort Kijkduin is a Napoleonic fort from 1811. It is part of the Defence Line of Den Helder. In the fort is a museum about the history of Den Helder, especially about the French and German times. There is also a unique North Sea aquarium on display, where children can feed and pet sharks and rays! Th
  132. Dutch Fortress Museum132

    Dutch Fortress Museum

    The Netherlands Fortress Museum is housed in ‘Bastion Turfpoort’. The museum is dedicated to the war history of the Netherlands. The visitor learns how the soldiers of the garrison guarded Holland, and specifically Amsterdam. The museum consists of an outdoor part and an underground part. The outdoo
  133. Amsterdam Tulip Museum133

    Amsterdam Tulip Museum

    The Amsterdam Tulip Museum demonstrates the history of the tulip in the Netherlands. The museum gives information on the tulip mania and the economic power of the flower during the Golden Age in the seventeenth century. The museum also shows how bulbs served as food for people during wars and the or
  134. De Fraeylemaborg134

    De Fraeylemaborg

    The Fraeylemaborg is a castle situated on an estate of 23 hectares from the 19th century. The interior illustrates how people lived in a luxury house. The interior consists of precious antiques and everyday personal objects and the collection includes works by the Dutch painter Gerrit van Houten (18
  135. Openluchtmuseum Eynderhoof135

    Openluchtmuseum Eynderhoof

    The Limburgs Openluchtmuseum Eynderhoof is a village that demonstrates life in the Peel region around 1900. The museum is located in a green countryside setting and is managed, staffed and maintained by volunteers. This do museum focuses largely on games, food, drinks and crafts, but is also about d
  136. Breda's Begijnhofmuseum136

    Breda's Begijnhofmuseum

    Beguinage Breda's Museum paints a picture of the living world of the Breda Beguines. On the first floor is a living room and kitchen as a Beguine had them in the past. In addition, an audiovisual program "Brides of Christ" is running.
  137. Kasteel Huis Bergh137

    Kasteel Huis Bergh

    Kasteel Huis Bergh is one of the largest castles in the Netherlands. The castle is semi enclosed by a rampart, and surrounded by a moat. The history of the castle dates back to the 13th century, but the most important remaining parts date from the 14th, 15th and 17th centuries. The collection consis
  138. Museum het Petershuis138

    Museum het Petershuis

    Museum Het Petershuis is housed in a late Medieval house. The museum owns a collection of contemporary and archaeological objects from Gennep. The permanent collection includes models, archaeological finds and historical information about Gennep. The museum focusses on Germanic peoples and Romans an
  139. Mecmuseum139


    The MEC Museum (Mechanical Heritage Center) in Dronten is a museum with a large diverse collection, from sewing machines and tools to large steam engines and historic combustion engines. A 1942 English patrol ship/minesweeper, and a 1949 icebreaker, etc. Every third Saturday of the month is steam d
  140. Museum Romeinse Katakomben140

    Museum Romeinse Katakomben

    Valkenburg (LB)
    The Romeinse Katakomben are an underground labyrinth with replicated catacombs. It is a replica of a part of the catacombs in Rome. There are carved holes that serve as horizontal burial niches. In addition there are sculptures, chapels, wash places, marble plaques, light and air shafts and other su
  141. Museum Meermanno141

    Museum Meermanno

    The Hague
    Museum Meermanno is housed in the former house of Baron Van Westreenen of Tiellandt. The museum is dedicated to books from both the present and the past. The permanent exhibition focuses on the development and the design of books. The museum features a 19th century book room, where incunabula, the e
  142. Voerman Museum Hattem142

    Voerman Museum Hattem

    The Voerman Museum Hattem is museum that displays objects related to Hattem. Part of the collection consists of works by Dutch painters Jan Voerman junior and senior, but the museum also features works by Jo Koster, Gerhard Mensink and Bé Thoden van Velzen. In addition, the museum illustrates the hi
  143. Kasteel Radboud143

    Kasteel Radboud

    Kasteel Radboud is a castle that dates back to 1288. It is the only remaining West Frisian ‘dwangburcht’ of Floris the Fifth. The collection consists of objects that illustrate the history of the building. The permanent exhibition shows life in the Middle Ages and the history of Medemblik. For child
  144. Atlantikwall Museum Noordwijk144

    Atlantikwall Museum Noordwijk

  145. Stedelijk Museum Breda145

    Stedelijk Museum Breda

    You can only visit us for a while: from Monday 14 November the museum will be closed for six months. On to May 2023: then we celebrate the festive reopening of our brand new museum. A busy period begins in the museum: we are going to realize an even more beautiful and better museum that is worthwhi
  146. Dutch Bakery Museum146

    Dutch Bakery Museum

    The Nederlands Bakkerijmuseum is housed in two medieval farms and an old stable. It illustrates the history of bakery and the cooperation between farmers, millers and bakers. The common room is decorated like a 19th century parlor including tile panels and a stove. In addition, the museum displays c
  147. Museum MORE | Kasteel Ruurlo147

    Museum MORE | Kasteel Ruurlo

    In the wooded surroundings of the Achterhoek region, lies Ruurlo Castle, a rich monument surrounded by an English landscape garden. This second location of Museum More focuses on the life and work of grand master Carel Willink. The display shows the development of a searching artist who later manage
  148. De Bastei148

    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
  149. Saint Joseph Church149

    Saint Joseph Church

    Exhibitions are regularly held in the side aisles of Leiden's St. Joseph Church. Exhibits in recent years include: On the Road to Damascus: The Beginning of a New Life (2009), The Shroud of Turin (2017), Mother Teresa: Her Life, Work and Spirituality (2018), the Passion and Easter Icon Exhibition (2
  150. De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam150

    De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam

    The Nieuwe Kerk is a church building from the early 15th century. It is one of the most important monuments of Amsterdam. It is the place where the Dutch head of state is inaugurated. Changing temporary exhibitions are organized in the building on, among other themes, religions, cultures and treasur
  151. Kasteel Rosendael151

    Kasteel Rosendael

    Kasteel Rosendael is a late medieval castle with historical furnishings. The museum illustrates how people lived in castles in the past. The collection includes silver objects, porcelain and furniture. It also features a park with a chain bridge, streams, ponds and a shell gallery with a surprising
  152. Kasteel Hernen152

    Kasteel Hernen

    Kasteel Hernen is a medieval castle from the 14th century. Only a part of the castle is accessible. The rooms are empty. Partly thanks to the Chemin de ronde, the Middle Ages are still very present. Behind the castle is an area with an old church path with field ovens from the Middle Ages.
  153. Het Markiezenhof153

    Het Markiezenhof

    Bergen op Zoom
    The Markiezenhof is a late gothic, medieval city palace. The palace houses three museums: the Stad- & regiomuseum, the Spotprentenmuseum en the Kermismuseum. The palace consists of several rooms, corridors, towers, courtyards and gardens that illustrate the history of the city. The kermismuseum disp
  154. Missiemuseum Steyl154

    Missiemuseum Steyl

    Missiemuseum Steyl exhibits objects from different parts of the world that were collected by missionaries. The museum is divided into an anthropological department and a natural history department. In the anthropological department mainly works of art and objects from countries such as Ghana, Japan,
  155. Ruïne van Brederode155

    Ruïne van Brederode

    The Ruïne van Brederode is the family castle of the Lords of Brederode who played an important role in the country's history. It was one of the first square castles, built by Willem van Brederode at the request of the Count of Holland, Floris V. The Ruïne van Brederode is the first National Monument
  156. Nationaal Biermuseum De Boom156

    Nationaal Biermuseum De Boom

    Nationaal Biermuseum De Boom is housed in a 17th century building, in which the brewery De Boom used to be housed. The museum illustrates the history of beer brewing and drinking. The collection includes tools, various devices and machines, beer bottles and beer glasses. In addition, the museum illu
  157. Museum Buurtspoorweg157

    Museum Buurtspoorweg

    Museum Buurtspoorweg (MBS) is a museum railway line between Haaksbergen and Boekelo. The collection of the museum consists of steam locomotives, diesel locomotives, restored train carriages and a collection of historical objects. Visitors experience how people travelled in the past. The museum illus
  158. Stadsmuseum Harderwijk158

    Stadsmuseum Harderwijk

    Stadsmuseum Harderwijk is housed in an old patrician house that consists of several historical buildings. The museum illustrates the history of Harderwijk. The collection includes historical objects related to fishing, the Gelderland Munt, the military garrison and the university that Harderwijk use
  159. Weegschaalmuseum159


    The Weegschaalmuseum is housed in a former weigh house, ‘het Spaanse Huis’ from the 14th century. The museum is dedicated to the history of measuring and weighing. The museum shows the applications of measuring and weighing and shows how measuring tools and weights were calibrated and adjusted in th
  160. Cannenburgh Castle160

    Cannenburgh Castle

    The Cannenburgh Castle is a medieval castle that had its heyday in the 18th century. The castle has ancient walls and has a historical interior. The collection includes paintings, porcelain and several pieces of furniture from the 18th century. Visitors learn about the living environment of the staf
  161. Biesbosch MuseumEiland Werkendam161

    Biesbosch MuseumEiland Werkendam

    The Biesbosch Museum Werkendam illustrates the history and the fishing, hunting and ‘griend’ culture in the Biesbosch. The museum also focusses on the artisans in the area. There are workshops of among others, a hoop maker, a basket maker and a cooper. In addition, the museum covers the resistance i
  162. Historisch Museum Den Briel162

    Historisch Museum Den Briel

    Historisch Museum Den Briel is housed in two historic buildings: the former state prison and weigh house and the town hall. In the museum the visitor relives the Eighty Years' War. On April 1, 1572, the ‘Watergeuzen’ defeated the Spaniards for the first time by capturing Brielle. In the museum, the
  163. Openluchtmuseum Het Hoogeland163

    Openluchtmuseum Het Hoogeland

    Openluchtmuseum Het Hoogeland illustrates how people lived and worked in a small village in the countryside in the 19th century. The museum consists of twenty old buildings. Because of the many different buildings and their detailed decoration, the visitors gets to know the community of the village.
  164. Museum 't Brabants Leven164

    Museum 't Brabants Leven

    Den Dungen
  165. Museum De Sigarenmaker165

    Museum De Sigarenmaker

    Museum the Cigar Maker is dedicated to the craft of making cigars by hand. Among other things, the museum displays cigars, books about cigars and assorted boxes in which the cigars are preserved. Everything that was made around cigars (bands, presenters and other packaging) are also on display in mu
  166. Peelmuseum166


    The Peel Museum is a museum in the Peel (an area in Brabant and Limburg) where the life, life and work of the beginning of the last century is exhibited. During a visit to the museum, there is always a guide present if desired who can tell the story of the peat extraction and the subsequent extracti
  167. Hof van Nederland167

    Hof van Nederland

    In Hof van Nederland you will experience how we in the Netherlands deal with our freedoms, then and now, told from different perspectives. On the basis of important historical events that are important for Dutch history and which largely took place in Dordrecht, the oldest city in Holland, you will
  168. CODA168


    CODA (Cultuur Onder Dak Apeldoorn) is housed in a transparent building designed by architect Herman Hertzberger. It is a cultural centre that consists of a museum, library and an archive. The museum focusses on ‘experiencing’. There are various exhibitions, ranging from art to design. A part of the
  169. Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers169

    Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers

    Den Helder
    The Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers is housed in the engine workshop of the former shipyard of the Navy. The museum is named after the famous Dutch savior Dorus Rijkers (1847-1928). The collection illustrates the story of the history of Dutch sea rescue. It exhibits real life boats, models, paintings an
  170. Museum De Schilpen170

    Museum De Schilpen

    Museum De Schilpen is housed in a 16th century monumental building. The museum illustrates the history of grocery stores and living and working in Maasland in the 19th and 20th centuries. It features a shop and a house, a warehouse and a small rentier house. The store still has the original decorati
  171. Museum De Locht171

    Museum De Locht

    Museum de Locht is housed in an authentic North Limburg ‘langgevelboerderij’. It is a regional museum that focusses on the growing of asparagus and mushroom. The museum illustrates how people lived and worked in the countryside in the period from 1850 to 1950 and shows the whole process of growing a
  172. Openluchtmuseum De Duinhuisjes172

    Openluchtmuseum De Duinhuisjes

    Openluchtmuseum De Duinhuisjes consists of four original dune farms with outbuildings from the period 1850 to 1910. During that time workers, gardeners and farmers lived in these simple houses. Three of the four houses are decorated as was common around 1900. In the fourth house changing exhibitions
  173. Het Nieuwe Domein - Erfgoed173

    Het Nieuwe Domein - Erfgoed

    Museum De Domijnen is housed in a 19th century school. The museum illustrates the regional history and displays contemporary art. The collection on the ground floor consists of international avant-garde art including video art and photography. On the upper floor the visitor learns about the region i
  174. Meierijsche Museumboerderij (farm museum)174

    Meierijsche Museumboerderij (farm museum)

    The Meierijsche Museumboerderij illustrates life and work on a farm in the Brabant Meierij from 1880 to 1930. Topics that are discussed in the museum include the habits and customs of that time. In the Middle Ages, people started agricultural activities on the site of the farm.
  175. Het Dordts Patriciërshuis175

    Het Dordts Patriciërshuis

    The Dordts Patriciërshuis is a house museum that is housed in a monumental building. It is a patrician house that still has many of its original features. The museum illustrates a household in Dordrecht in a patrician house at the end of the 18th century. The collection consists mainly of drawings a
  176. Museum Sophiahof - van Indie tot nu176

    Museum Sophiahof - van Indie tot nu

    The Hague
    In the eventful colonial history of the Netherlands, what we now know as Indonesia, the former Dutch East Indies occupies a prominent place. It is a history that spans more than 400 years. Museum Sophiahof is the place where the impact of the shared past is visible and tangible. Where you can experi
  177. Brandweermuseum Hellevoetsluis177

    Brandweermuseum Hellevoetsluis

    The Nationaal Brandweermuseum is housed in two former marine buildings from 1786. The museum exhibits a collection of firefighting equipment that was used in the Netherlands. The collection includes primitive tools from the 16th century to modern tools of the present. It includes old fire engines, s
  178. Ammersoyen Castle178

    Ammersoyen Castle

    Kasteel Ammersoyen was built around 1350 and is one of the best preserved examples of a closed medieval Dutch castle with round corner towers and a fortress. Partly thanks to the great hall and the cabinet, the interior feels medieval. It features an exhibition on objects that were found in the moat
  179. Doornenburg Castle179

    Doornenburg Castle

    The cellars and ‘Ridderzaal’ of the Doornenburg Castle are in the architectural style of the Middle Ages. The history of the Doornenburg Castle covers approximately seven hundred years. The Middle Ages and the Second World War were important time periods for the castle. Every third Sunday of the mon
  180. Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus180

    Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus

    Visit Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus, which is located in an original historical farmhouse. It is the only place in Giethoorn where you can see how people lived more than 100 years ago and how they earned a meagre living by cutting peat and building small boats (‘punters’). There is also a museum
  181. Schaatsmuseum181


    The Schaatsmuseum is dedicated to skating. The museum has the largest collection of ice skates and sledges in the world. In addition, it displays objects related to the Eleven Cities Tour. The museum also features an old workshop, a paint shops and forges.
  182. Fort Pannerden182

    Fort Pannerden

    The fortress of the Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie has Unesco World Heritage status. Hidden under the earth, the fort is five stories high and from the roof you have a spectacular view. Where else can you look across the Waal, Rhine and Pannerdensch Kanaal than here - at Doornenburg? Come to Fort Panne
  183. Openluchtmuseum Ootmarsum183

    Openluchtmuseum Ootmarsum

    Openluchtmuseum Ootmarsum is a museum that illustrates life in the countryside of Twente from a hundred years ago. It consists of seventeen authentic buildings fully furnished with their own story. In addition to the typical Saxon farmhouses, the museum features outbuildings, including a blacksmith,
  184. Boerenbondsmuseum184


    The Farmers' Union Museum is located in the birthplace of Father Gerlachus van den Elsen (1853-1925). The museum shows what farm life was like around 1900.
  185. Museum Land van Valkenburg185

    Museum Land van Valkenburg

    Valkenburg (LB)
    Museum Land van Valkenburg focuses on the most interesting aspects of the region both historically and culturally, from the origins of the ‘Mergelland’ to developments in artistic field at the present and recent past. The permanent exhibition brings together the geology and archeology of Valkenburg
  186. Museumpark Orientalis186

    Museumpark Orientalis

    Heilig Landstichting
    Museumpark Orientalis is an open-air museum dedicated to religion and culture. The museum shows the origins of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. It illustrates how the Old Testament, the New Testament and the Koran emerged against the background of past civilizations in the Middle East. The exhibits
  187. Huygensmuseum Hofwijck187

    Huygensmuseum Hofwijck

    Huygensmuseum Hofwijck is the ‘buitenplaats’ of Constantijn and Christiaan Huygens. Constantijn Huygens (1596-1687) was a poet, musician, architect and secretary of the Princes of Orange. Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) was a Dutch mathematician, physicist and astronomer, inventor and writer. The mus
  188. Menkemaborg188


    The Menkemaborg is a borg in Groningen of which the oldest part dates back to the 14th century. It illustrates life in the 18th century. The rooms are decorated with silver, brass, porcelain, furniture and various portraits from the 17th and 18th century. Between the canals are gardens, including th
  189. Museum Noordwijk189

    Museum Noordwijk

    Museum Noordwijk is housed in a four hundred year old farmhouse. It is a museum on art, applied art and the history of Noordwijk. The collection includes Noordwijk costumes and paintings. The museum also has a large collection of ceramics made by porcelain factory ‘De Kroon’, including works by Henr
  190. Museumspoorlijn STAR190

    Museumspoorlijn STAR

    Museumspoorlijn STAR includes diesel trains and a historical steam train and is located between Veendam and Musselkanaal. With a track of 26 kilometres it is the longest museum line of the Netherlands. The carriages shed is converted into a museum, where a collection of authentic attributes from the
  191. Museum 1940-1945 Dordrecht191

    Museum 1940-1945 Dordrecht

  192. Museum Jan Cunen192

    Museum Jan Cunen

    Museum Jan Cunen is a museum dedicated to the city and its region and focusses on contemporary art and 19th century art from the south of Holland. The contemporary art collection includes works by Jan Andriessestraat, Peter Engels, Iris Kensmil, Ronald Ophuis, Viviane Sassen and Han Schuil. In addit
  193. Huis van Hilde193

    Huis van Hilde

    The Huis van Hilde is an archaeology center of the province of North Holland and is named after a skeletal find known as Hilde. The House of HIlde has a permanent exhibition of soil finds from the time of the Neanderthals. Showpieces are the sarcophagi, historic canoes and statues or dolls made base
  194. Museum 't Oude Slot194

    Museum 't Oude Slot

    Museum 't Oude Slot is housed in a 200-year-old farm built on the foundations of the Manor ‘Slot Zeelst’ built in approx 1575. The museum manages a unique collection of 17t until earli 20th ventury prints, regional archaeological finds and objects from earlier life in the nearby Kempen areas. Th
  195. Museum Heerenveen195

    Museum Heerenveen

    Museum Heerenveen is a cultural history museum on topics related to Heerenveen. The various collections are displayed in four different rooms. The museum exhibits a large architectural city model that illustrates the history of Heereenveen. There is also an exhibition on wealthy families who had an
  196. Boerderijmuseum De Bovenstreek196

    Boerderijmuseum De Bovenstreek

    Boerderijmuseum De Bovenstreek illustrates life on farms in the region. The collection includes the ‘style rooms’, furniture, a bedstead, and utensils and tools that were used in the house or on the farm. In addition, the museum exhibits a collection of Veluwe costumes. On the farmyard are various m
  197. Museum Vlaardingen197

    Museum Vlaardingen

    Museum Vlaardingen is housed in the ‘Huis met den Lindeboom’, a former ‘redershuis’ from 1742. The museum illustrates the history and fishing culture of Vlaardingen. The collection consists of objects related to the North Sea and the history of the city, ship models, artefacts, paintings, drawings,
  198. Rotterdams Radio Museum198

    Rotterdams Radio Museum

    Rotterdams Radio Museum exhibits a collection of radios that cover a period of a hundred years. The collection includes the Nonera radio with ‘hoornluidspreker’, the first Corver crystal receiver and various gadgets. In addition to radios, the museum also covers television, hifi, computers and marin
  199. Honig Breethuis199

    Honig Breethuis

    The Honig Breethuis is a house where a merchant family from the Zaan district lived around 1830. The house dates from the early 18th century and was built by Cornelis Jacobsz. Honig, owner of a ‘witpapiermolen’. Visitors learn about the history and the lives of families who lived here. The collectio
  200. Musea Spinoza House200

    Musea Spinoza House

    The Spinoza House in Rijnsburg is one of the two houses where the Dutch philosopher Spinoza lived (the other is in The Hague). Spinoza moved to this house in 1661. The house contains a reconstruction of the library of Spinoza. The parchment and leather bindings form a unique collection of books. In

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