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Category:Museums in Maastricht
The Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht is known for its unique mixture of art from different periods. On the one hand, the museum shows an impressive collection of art objects dating from 1200 to 1600. On the other hand, modern and contemporary art has also found a place at the museum.
Highlights of the Bonnefantenmuseum
The permanent collection of the Bonnefantenmuseum presents contemporary art that fits the art movements Concept, Minimal Art and Arte Povera. The medieval art collection can be divided it into three sections:
- The works of woodcarver Jan van Steffeswert who lived around 1500,
- The Neutelings collection with objects made out of ivory, bronze and alabaster created between 1200 and 1500,
- Great masters from the 16th and 17th century, such as Brueghel, Van Dyck and Rubens.
Spending the night in Maastricht
Maastricht is the perfect city for a weekend trip. There is plenty to see in the many museums, you can enjoy a drink at one of the terrace cafes Vrijthof square, or go for a lovely walk and boat tour through the beautiful surroundings. Maastricht boasts a great variety of hotels, from cozy family hotels to luxury design hotels.