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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 diggings. Every day, the grocer, the peat cutter, the baker and the clog maker are at work here.

Alternative name:

nl Veenpark bij Emmen

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology


Local Open air Profession & Craft

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Opening hours

September - June:
Monday: 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday: 10:00 - 17:00
Woensdag: 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 17:00
Friday: 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

July - August:
Monday: 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday: 10:00 - 18:00
Woensdag: 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00
Friday: 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00

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0 - 4 Free
5 - 64 €16.50
65 and over €15.50
Museumkaart Not valid

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Berkenrode 4, Barger-Compascuum, The Netherlands


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