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Drents Museum

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Assen's museum is a combination of old and new architecture

The museum has undergone grand structural redesign and was reopened in 2011. Updating the old part... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2015
Assen, The Netherlands
Nice museum with different collections

They have all sorts of things, but I particularly like the archaeology section. Interesting place... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2014
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

The museum has undergone grand structural redesign and was reopened in 2011. Updating the old part (the original building was built in 1885 and is the former postal office) and adding a brand spanking new modern designed hall. That has a grand open hall, offering...More

1  Thank KlaasGuch
Reviewed 20 December 2014

They have all sorts of things, but I particularly like the archaeology section. Interesting place to go in Assen.

1  Thank Felipe N
Reviewed 4 November 2014

This museum is in Assen, in the province of Drente. It addition to the usual museum with relics, etc. this place has a typical home of the Drentse people from the past. In each room hangs a mirror that looks like it belongs there. Once...More

2  Thank peonygarden
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We went t the Drents Museum to see the mummy exhibition. It was excellent, especially the x-ray installation gave a good insight about the mummies. Also the rest of the museum is very interesting, starting with local history from the stone ages to temporary art...More

2  Thank Gronings_Expat
Reviewed 26 May 2014

As stated above, a visit to the Drents museum can be worthwhile, but depends very much on the special expos that the (succesfully) organize. My visit was to the Mummy-expo, which was well organized, interesting and accompanied by english texts as well. Showing a wide...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2014

The outside it is a historical building, the inside it is modern architecture. Only recently they have lifted the part of the building up, constructed this beautiful basement and put the building back on the same place. But then only a meter higher so the...More

Thank RobClau
Reviewed 30 December 2013

The Drentse Museum in the last few years has managed to arrange a couple of stunningly impressive special exhibitions - the Terracotta soldiers from China, the Russian Communist art (advertised by the big Lenin statue at the Assen canal) and now until January 5th, the...More

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Visited the museum and really enjoyed it. We were there during the Dead Sea Scrolls traveling exhibit and that was fantastic! Lots of context and history surrounding the scrolls including many more artifacts than just the scrolls. The area discussing how they learn about the...More

1  Thank Shasta M
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We were a bit early, the rain was pouring down and the museum opened its doors a couple of minutes late; not a brilliant start of the visit. Don't bother to obtain tickets on-line; you have to join the queue at the ticket counter just...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 8 October 2013

A great museum, with very many great exebitions, (Xian Soldiers, Veen lijkjes, Gold of the tsaars, now a bit less the rolls of the dead sea, but all well done, though a little over the top for a small coutry town like Assen. The museum...More

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