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Streekmuseum Volkssterrenwacht Burgum consists of two museums. The local museum focuses on geology and archaeology. In addition it exhibits works by silversmiths from Burgum, a photography collection, and illustrates the life and work of Henry Bulthuis, the designer of the BM sailboat. The observatory is open on Friday between 19:00 and 22:00. If the sky is clear, visitors can use the telescopes.

Alternative name:

nl Streekmuseum Volkssterrenwacht Burgum

Menno van Coehoornweg 9
9251 LV Burgum

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology Specialized & Alternative


Local Archaeology Geology Astronomy

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Thursday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Friday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm
07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Sunday Closed

More opening hours


0 - 5 Free
6 - 17 €3.00
18 and over €5.00
Museumkaart Valid
Donors and family members Free

More admission


  • Coffee

  • Museum shop

  • Parking


Menno van Coehoornweg 9, Burgum, The Netherlands


Permanent exhibitions


All exhibitions


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