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Nieuw Land Poldermuseum in Lelystad

Nieuw Land Poldermuseum (Museum of the Polders) Nieuw Land Poldermuseum (Museum of the Polders) in Lelystad relates the story of the struggle of the Dutch people against the water. How they fought the sea, built dikes, reclaimed new land: learned to live with water. Nieuw Land tells the story of the largest polder in the world in permanent and temporary exhibitions, a study centre, events and education programmes. The...

Museum van het Boek (The Book Museum) / Museum Meermanno (formerly Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum)

Museum van het Boek (The Book Museum) / Museum Meermanno The Museum van het Boek / Museum Westreenianum is devoted to the history of the art of the book and the art of printing. The focus is on the external appearance of the book and the development of book design. Museum Meermanno-Westreenianum, also called Museum van het Boek (The Book Museum), is a museum named after Willem Hendrik Jacob van Westreenen van Tiellandt on the...

Museum Schokland

[title-raw] Know About Schokland: Schokland, an island in time In 1947 the Schokland Museum was opened in a restored church on Middelbuurt, one of the old mound dwellings. The museum is located at Middelbuurt, one of the three dwelling mounds that are left on the former island. The exhibition in the museum brings the curious history of the Noordoostpolder to life. It emphasizes the traces...

The Royal Netherlands Army Museum (Leger museum)

[title-raw] The Royal Netherlands Army Museum in the 17th cent. Armoury of historic Delft gives a fascinating overall picture of the military history of the Low Countries. This unique museum shows a very up-to-date form of representation. The visitor is guided along the many interesting landmarks of Hollands national history. Starting in primitive days, through the middle ages, to the ‘...

Museum Hilversum (Goois museum / Dudok Centrum)

Museum Hilversum (Goois museum / Dudok Centrum) Museum Hilversum The museum was closed in 2005 due to a major redesign of the building. This new building provide a home to a new museum: The Museum Hilversum. This is a combination of the Goois Museum, a historical museum about Hilversum and its surroundings and the Dudok Centre, a centre for architecture and landscape. The new museum show exhibitions about both architecture...

Frans Hals Museum

Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem The building in which the Frans Hals Museum is housed has a long history. It was built in 1607-10 as an almshouse for men over the age of 60. In 1810 the almshouse moved and the original building became an orphanage. In 1910 the building was bought by Haarlem city council and in 1913 it was chosen as the site for a museum. The Frans Hals Museum is a hofje and municipal museum...

De Pont (modern arts)

De Pont (modern arts) museum of contemporary art In Tilburg Origins On September 18, 1987 the attorney and businessman J.H. de Pont died in Tilburg at the age of seventy-two. Shortly before his death he decided, in consultation with his immediate family, that part of his estate was to be used to stimulate contemporary visual art. In 1988 a foundation bearing his name was brought into existence for that purpose. Referred to simply as De...

Kerkrade Botanical Garden and Museum

Kerkrade Botanical Garden and Museum (In dutch: Botanische Tuin Kerkrade) The aim of a Botanical Garden is to collect and study plants from all over the world and to present these to the public. In 1939 the Botanical Garden 'Kerkrade' was laid out on the authority of the Dutch State Mines. It was designed by John Bergmans, a well-known garden and landscape architect from Oisterwijk. His guiding principle was that the botanical and aesthetic aspects...

Museum Beeckestijn

Museum Beeckestijn in Velsen-Zuid 'Beeckestijn' in Velsen-Zuid is renowned as one of the most beautifully conserved 18th century country-estates in The Netherlands. It has a mansion, two coach-houses, a servant's building, formal gardens in Dutch baroque style and the more playful and more natural park in English landscape-style. With its rich, diverse combination of interior and exterior, the Beeckestijn...

Museum Park Orientalis (The former Open Air Bible Museum)

Open-air museumpark Orientalis near Nijmegen Open Air Bible Museum; travelling through the Near East close to home. Nijmegen is situated in the east of Holland, close to the German border and has approximately 160,000 inhabitants. It has hilly surroundings and beautiful forests. Discover and experience. Walking through the woods, you will be able to observe the way people lived at the very beginning of the Christian era...

Amsterdam Historical Museum (Amsterdams Historisch Museum)

exhibition of Amsterdam Historical Museum (Amsterdams Historisch Museum) Amsterdam Historical Museum is located in the heart of Amsterdam, at Kalverstraat 92, a minute's walk from Dam Square. There's plenty to see - inside and out. The museum is housed in the seventeenth-century buildings of the city of Amsterdam's former public orphanage. The boys court yard is now the museum restaurant's terrace. Inside the restaurant are the famous statues of...

Castle or Museum Sypesteyn in Nieuw Loosdrecht

Kasteel-Museum Sypesteyn in Nieuw Loosdrecht. The valuable art collection which was collected by Esquire C.H.C.A. van Sypesteyn (1857 - 1937) forms the basis for Castle/Museum Sypesteyn. In addition to the collection of portraits, furniture, silver and glass objects, clocks and sculptures, there is a fine porcelain collection. Admirers of castles, gardens and old art cannot afford to miss a visit to Kasteel-Museum...
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