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The Van Gogh House in Nieuw-Amsterdam is the only public accessible building in the Netherlands where the master painter has lived and worked. You can visit Van Gogh's room. His bed is still in the same place, his art supplies and paint are ready for use. It looks like Van Gogh left for a walk and may come back any time soon.

Van Gogh House in Drenthe

On 11 September 1883 Vincent van Gogh takes a train from The Hague to Drenthe. His brother Theo sent him money for the train...
Did you know there are 2,500 houseboats in Amsterdam but only one is a museum where you can get a peek of life onboard?

Houseboat Museum: small but quirky museum in Amsterdam

Did you know there are 2,500 houseboats in Amsterdam but only one is a museum where you can get a peek of life onboard? The...
Did you know that the Dutch Volksbuurt Museum in Utrecht is dedicated to the (history of) everyday life of folks in working class neighbourhoods? This museum is one of its kind in the Netherlands!

One of its kind: Museum of Working Class Neighbourhoods

In general city exhibitions emphasize on the history of the priviledged. The history of the common folk (around 80% of the population) is showcased...

First Frisian Skating Museum in Hindeloopen

Did you know that the First Frisian Skating Museum in Hindeloopen houses the world's largest collection of ice skates? Also on display: memorabilia of all...
the Little Tower of Babel (c. 1563) by Pieter Bruegel the Elder is one of the most famous works in the collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Bring your dirty laundry to the museum and enjoy free entry

Did you know that if you bring your dirty laundry, you will enjoy free entry (regular adult ticket €15) to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen...
mustard soup

Mustard Factory in Doesburg

Did you know that it is a must(ard) to visit the Mustard Factory when you are in Doesburg? The preparation of its mustard has...
Middelburg abbey

12th century abbey in Middelburg

Did you know that the abbey in Middelburg dates back the the 12th century? Since 1972 part of the complex houses the Zeeuws Museum with...

Cuypers Library inside Amsterdam’s Rijkmuseum

Did you know that the Cuypers Library (inside Rijksmuseum) is the largest public art history research library in the Netherlands? Since 1885 books, catalogues and...
Marten and Oopjen

Rembrandt’s only two life-sized portraits

Did you know that tomorrow Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum welcomes Rembrandt's first and only life-sized portraits, of newly-weds Marten and Oopjen? To celebrate this monumental co-purchase (with...
Panorama Mesdag

Panorama Mesdag 360° painting

Did you know that Panorama Mesdag is the largest painting in the Netherlands? The 360° painting by Hendrik Willem Mesdag (1831-1915) is more than...


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