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Museums in Groningen, Friesland, Drenthe

There are several special museums in the north of Holland. The Groninger Museum is world famous; even the building itself is well worth a visit. Inside you will find an extraordinary collection of modern art. Check out a selection of the best museums where you will learn more about the history, nature and important people of this region.

Museums in Groningen

Art museums

Groninger Museum

See the comprehensive art collection and exhibitions at the unique museum building.

Visit the castle museum and explore the exhibitions and gardens.

Museums in Friesland

History museums

Fries Museum

Go North and discover Friesland’s intriguing cultural heritage and art icons

The Frisian Nature Museum will put you to work - by the end of the day, you will know everything about the nature in the province of Friesland.

Art museums

Museum Dr8888

Museum Dr8888 presents a vibrant collection of paints and artworks from the avant-garde De Stijl and Dada movements.

A beautiful collection of ceramic, tiles, pottery and ceramic sculpture housed in a luxurious 18th century palace.

The oldest still-working planetarium in the world.

The world’s largest steam-driven pumping station.

Museums in Drenthe

History museums

Camp Westerbork

The dark history of concentration camp Westerbork.

History museums

Drents Museum

Visit the Drents Museum with its special archeological finds as well as historic and contemporary art.