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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

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Groninger Museum

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

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Visit the castle museum and explore the exhibitions and gardens.

Museums in Friesland

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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.

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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.

Woudagemaal Machine Steam Engine
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The Woudagemaal

The Woudagemaal, located in the Frisian town of Lemmer, is the largest, steam powered pumping station in the world that is still in operation today.

Museums in Drenthe

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Camp Westerbork

The dark history of concentration camp Westerbork.

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Drents Museum

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