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Beeld en Geluid

Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum

Did you know that the facade of the Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision in media city Hilversum is made up out of hundreds...
windmills Kinderdijk

The windmills of Kinderdijk

Did you know that 19 windmills are lined up along dykes in Kinderdijk near Rotterdam? You can take a canal tour, visit a windmill...
NationalMuseumWeek

National Museum Week

Did you know that next week is National Museum Week? From 16 to 24 April over 400 Dutch museums offer drastically reduced rates or...
Openluchtmuseum Arnhem

Open Air Museum in Arnhem

Did you know you can visit ancient houses, farms and mills from every province at the Netherlands Open Air Museum in Arnhem? Costumed actors...
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...
Aalsmeer

Get up early and visit the largest flower auction in the world

Did you know that roughly 20 million flowers are sold daily at the Flower Auction in Aalsmeer? The largest flower auction in the world...
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?
Rijksmuseum

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...
koortsboom

The magical properties of fever trees

Did you know that the illness will disappear if you hang a piece of clothing from someone who is ill is on a 'koortsboom'...
Marken

Vibrant fishing villages

Did you know that Marken, Urk and Schokland used to be islands in the former Zuiderzee? Although the islands no longer exist, the traditional fishing...