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Artimare Museum, Edam

Artimare Museum, Edam This building was designed by C.P. Peters, rijksbouwmeester (State Building Master). Peters was also responsible for building the main post office in Amsterdam. He used to be a student of P.J.H. Cuypers, the architect of the Rijksmusem (State Museum) and the Central Station, both in Amsterdam. And the similarity between these buildings is easily spotted. The building has neo-...

Edam Museum, Edam

Edam Museum, Edam On the other side of the Dam is Edam's oldest brick house, built in or around 1530 as a private house and converted to a museum in 1895. This step gable gets its late gothic character from the use of natural stone, the profile of the pinnacles and its asymmetry. The house represents typical Dutch construction of the period, and the internal layout is completely original. The...

Duivenvoorde Castle (Kasteel Duivenvoorde), Voorschoten

Duivenvoorde Castle (Kasteel Duivenvoorde), Voorschoten - near The Hague Castle Duivenvoorde is situated near The Hague, between Voorschoten and Leidschendam in the town of Voorschoten, Zuid-Holland in the Netherlands. A tree lined drive brings you from the road to the manor. Duivenvoorde originates from a 13th century moated tower. Its present style dates from major restoration works in 1631 and 1717. Originally it was a defensive tower surrounded...

Dutch Royal Palace Het Loo

Royal Bedroom at Dutch Royal Palace Het Loo Three centuries of the Royal House of Orange come to life within the lavishly furnished rooms and lushly sculptured garden of the majestic Het Loo Palace near Apeldoorn. Once the beloved country seat of the Dutch royal family, the Paleis Het Loo now serves as a museum. Het Loo palace in Apeldoorn is worth visiting by anyone who is interested in architecture, gardening and...

Castle Loevestein (Slot Loevestein)

Castle Slot Loevestein in the town of Poederoyen near Brakel & Utrecht Virtually every Dutchman knows him: Hugo de Groot who is called as “father of modern international law” used to be kept there. This Rotterdam scholar and Pensionary managed to make a spectacular escape from Castle Loevestein in 1621 by having himself smuggled out hidden in a bookcase. De Groot had been sentenced to life in prison. The six-hundred-year -old castle was...

Visiting Amsterdam Rijksmuseum (National Museum)

[title-raw] Ticket prices Adults: € 12,50 18 and under: free E-Ticket: Order Amsterdam Rijksmuseum e-ticket Opening hours Every day from 9:00 to 18:00 Main entrances - Stadhouderskade 42 Amsterdam (Departments: Paintings 15th-17th century, Print Room, Dutch History, Sculpture and Decorative Arts) South Wing - Hobbemastraat 19 (Departments: Asiatic Art, Paintings 18th-19th century, Costume...

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Schiphol

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Schiphol Visit the only airport museum in the world! The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is located inside the airport terminal, after passport control, on Holland Boulevard, the corridor connecting Piers E and F. The museum is open daily from 7 am to 8 pm and admission is free. Ten works by famous masters of the Dutch Golden Age such as Jacob van Ruisdael, Ferdinand Bol and Jan...

THE FLOW OF REMBRANDT AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF DUTCH ART

Dedicated to Rembrandt- Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam The seventeenth-century in the Netherlands is referred to as the Golden Age, a period of unprecedented economic wealth,world power and artistic production. Rembrandt and the Golden Age of Dutch Art: Treasures from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam provides the visitor with a glimpse of that golden age as seen through the eyes of some of the greatest artists in the history of the...

Public Services of Amsterdam Rijksmuseum (National Museum)

Amsterdam - The old Antonispoort Information desk: At the Front Hall, Top Floor. For all your inquiries. ARIA Amsterdam Rijksmuseum InterActief: Located in the room behind the Nightwatch, Multi-media kiosks enable you to explore the muse um's broad collection in full depth. Audio Tour: Enhance your visit with this personal guide, providing fascinating stories on more than 550 works of art. You may proceed...

Castle of Muiden (Muiderslot in dutch)

Castle of Muiden (Muiderslot in dutch) The country's most famous Medieval castle is the Rijksmuseum Muiderslot in North Holland's Muiden. Built in 1280 as a defensive castle, Muiderslot features rooms of 17th-century furniture and a garden brimming with over 400 varieties of herbs. The Muiderslot is a castle in the Netherlands, located at the mouth of the river Vecht, some 15 kilometers southeast of Amsterdam, in...

The IJsselstein City Museum (Stadsmuseum IJsselstein) and Castle Tower

The IJsselstein City Museum (Stadsmuseum IJsselstein) The IJsselstein Museum, located in the centre of the old town, focuses on the local and regional history of a territory formerly known as "Barony of IJsselstein". A lonely tower, the last remains of a huge building, reminds of the past. It was part of an impressive castle that once dominated the area. The castle and the people connected with it have their stories told in...

The Spanish Government Museum (new name: Museum aan het Vrijthof)

Museum aan het Vrijthof in Maastricht, along Vrijthof Square The Spanish Government Museum is housed in a 16th century building. It was originally built as a residence for one of the canons of the former Saint Servatius religious chapter. The Gothic, marl building, with the early Renaissance arcade in the inner courtyard is the oldest surviving example of civic architecture in Maastricht. The museum's name refers to the right of the...

National Tugging Museum

National Tugging Museum It is quite a boast, saying that the National Tugging Museum in Maassluis is unique in the world. Yet it is true, because nowhere else in the world will you find a museum which is dedicated exclusively to that branch of shipping which has been known in Holland for more than 150 years as “tugging”. History of tugging in Maassluis Around the 1850s, the first steam engines were...

Amsterdam Rijksmuseum (National Museum)

Amsterdam Rijksmuseum (National Museum) Amsterdam Rijksmuseum (National Museum) is the largest museum of art and history in the Netherlands features Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Breitner, but also: doll's houses, silver, prints and drawings, Delftware, furniture, weaponry, ship models, buddhas... Three of the major former state museum – Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and National Maritime Museum – are...

The North Brabants Museum (Noordbrabants Museum)

The North Brabants Museum (Noordbrabants Museum) The North Brabants Museum (Noordbrabants Museum) is located in the centre of 's-Hertogenbosch, the capital of the province of Noord Brabant, a short distance from the Markt (market square) and Sint-Janskathedraal (Cathedral of St John). Noord Brabant is primarily a land of agriculture and industry peppered with a few pleasant towns, including Den Bosch. It’s also home to the...
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