The Netherlands Museum Pass

With my Dutch Museum Year Pass (“Museumkaart”), I have unlimited free admission to over 400 museums. It allows for a quick visit, when time is limited, to explore Dutch museums and exhibitions.

National Glass Museum & Glass Studio, Leerdam

Netherlands National Glass Museum , Leerdam Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries An Educational Day at The Netherlands National Glass Museum My friend and I drove to Leerdam, the glass capital of the Netherlands since 1765, to visit the National Glass Museum. The museum, founded in 1953, tells about the history of glass and the glassmaking […]

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Haarlemmermeer Museum The Cruquius

Haarlemmermeer Museum The Cruquius Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries In Museum The Cruquius, you can see how … … “God created the earth, except for the Netherlands, because the Dutch did that themselves.” And how the Dutch accomplished this ingenious land reclamation is exhibited in Haarlemmermeer Museum The Cruquius. Steam pumping station De Cruquius started operation

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Kees van Dongen – Singer Laren Museum

The Road to SuccessKees van Dongen Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries “Mind my words; I’m going to be famous.” My friend and I visited the Singer Laren Museum to see a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition, “The Road to Success – Kees van Dongen”, compiled by guest curator Anita Hopmans, Senior Conservator at the RKD. Kees van Dongen

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A Beautiful Day at the Kröller-Müller Museum

Kröller-Müller Museum Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo. The Kröller-Müller Museum and grounds exhibit the immense art collection Helene Kröller-Müller and her husband collected in the 20th century Outside, in the museum’s garden, we walked through a well-maintained sculpture garden with modern art pieces. The extensive grounds also include a Japanese garden

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Museum Catharijneconvent – Time to Gospel

Museum Catharijneconvent Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries Time to Gospel at the Museum Catharijneconvent! In the 15th century, the monastery was built and used for various purposes, such as as a hospital. Since 1979, the Museum Catharijneconvent, the religious art museum, has been located in a former monastery in downtown Utrecht. The building still breathes

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Naturalis Biodiversity Center – Noorderlicht

Naturalis Exploring Dutch Museums and Galleries Experiencing The Magic Northern Lights at Naturalis A few friends and I attended the show “Noorderlicht” (Northern Lights) and explored a few floors of the Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden. This was the first time I visited the “amazing world of nature” in this museum, even though my husband

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The World of Piet Mondriaan in Amersfoort

Amersfoort in Mondriaan’s childhood Walking Tour and Visit Mondriaan House . The World of Piet Mondriaan On March 8, 1872, artist Piet Mondriaan was born at 11 Kortegracht in Amersfoort. So, my friend and I planned a visit to Amersfoort to celebrate his 150th birthday! I had never visited the Mondriaan House museum, and, in fact,

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