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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...
Lifeguard Museum in Hoek van Holland

The highest museum density in the world

Did you know that the Netherlands has the highest museum density in the world with almost 1000 museums?
Did you know that Windmill 'De Wachter' in Zuidlaren is more than a windmill? The Windmill Museum comprises also a clog workshop, bakery and grocery shop, smithy and you can take a cruise on a steam-powered boat.

Windmill Museum ‘De Wachter’ in Zuidlaren

Did you know that Windmill Museum 'De Wachter' in Zuidlaren is more than a windmill? The Windmill Museum comprises also a clog workshop, bakery...
Hindeloopen

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...
Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt’s masterpiece the Night Watch moving house

Did you know that today Rembrandt's masterpiece the Night Watch has been moved from a temporary wing to the main building of Rijksmuseum in...
Madame Tussauds Sven Kramer

Meet the stars at Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam

Madame Tussauds is one of Amsterdam's major tourist attraction and offers a fully interactive experience. It is nothing like a conventional museum where you...
Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam reopens after 10-year renovation

Did you know that the State Museum (Rijksmuseum) in Amsterdam opens its doors today after a 10-year renovation? The museum exhibits over 8,000 objects...
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...
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 435 shipwrecks have been found in the soils of Flevoland? This makes the youngest province of the Netherlands one of the world's largest dry ship graveyards.

Sunken treasures at the Batavialand Museum

Did you know that many surprising archaeological finds have been excavated from the soils of Flevoland? Over the decades activities like constructing buildings, drainage...