Zeeuws Museum

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Zeeuws Museum

The Zeeuws Museum has over 30.000 artifacts that recall Zeeland’s past. The varied collection includes the famous Zeeland tapestries, the historical collection of the Royal Zeeland Scientific Society and the contemporary art collection of the Province of Zeeland.

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The Zeeuws Museum, located in the historic Abbey in the centre of Middelburg, features the world’s largest collection of Zeeland heritage: 16th century tapestries, china, paintings, contemporary art, and an impressive collection of traditional Zeeland costumes.

  • Discover over 30,000 art treasures that tell the story of Zeeland’s past, including Zeeland tapestries, traditional costumes and archeological finds
  • Enjoy the historical collection of the Royal Zeeland Scientific Society, with unusual objects such as a baby dragon, an ivory pocket sundial and an Indian headdress
  • Relish in the museum’s contemporary art collection with works by Marinus Boezem, Piet Dieleman and Jan van Munster

The Zeeuws Museum has over 30.000 artifacts that recall Zeeland’s past. The varied collection includes the famous Zeeland tapestries, the historical collection of the Royal Zeeland Scientific Society and the contemporary art collection of the Province of Zeeland.

The Collection

The highlight of the Zeeuws Museum are six tapestries that tell the story of Zeeland’s struggle against the Spaniards during the Eighty Years’ War. Other historical objects are a baby dragon, an ivory pocket sundial, traditional costumes, jewelry, porcelain, silver and archaeological finds. The contemporary art collection includes works by Marinus Boezem, Piet Dieleman and Jan van Munster.

History of Zeeland

The best way to relive the history of Zeeland is by visiting the Zeeuws Museum. The museum and its varied collection are located in the center of Middelburg. Children under the age of nineteen don’t pay an entrance fee.

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Abdij 3
4331BK Middelburg

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