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Thermenmuseum (Roman Baths Museum)

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Address: Coriovallumstraat 9 | Postbus 1, 6411 CA Heerlen, The Netherlands
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+31 45 560 5100
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
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The interactive presentation of the Roman thermal bathing house is very interesting. We weren't expecting much. We were willing to "take the risk" since we currently hold the... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
Strattybird
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Geilenkirchen, Germany
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Geilenkirchen, Germany
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The interactive presentation of the Roman thermal bathing house is very interesting. We weren't expecting much. We were willing to "take the risk" since we currently hold the Dutch Museum Card. It was worth it. The staff was very friendly. The concept of a Spa hasn't changed much in over 1000 years. Makes us wonder what happened with technology during... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Took my three children (2 teens and a 9 year old) to this museum. There were quite a few interactive exhibits, which interested the children, and wonderfully preserved and diverse archives. Good use of technology coupled with history. We got the film in English and the English hand out. Wished I could have read Dutch, but the handouts helped. Helpful... More 

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Thank Connie S
The netherlands
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

first time i visited whit my school when i was a boy . now 65 years later visitid again . i do not like places as that , but for many people , children it is interesting

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Thank flaboes
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

The nice girl at the information desk provided us with great English translations of the exhibit. We just had to ask. They show you a film when you first enter, which can be in Dutch, German or English. We learned a lot about the Roman roads through this area of Europe and the highlight was the preserved Roman Bath ruins.... More 

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Thank Melissa P
Heerlen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Bath house with interesting exhibitions. Also home of Rijckheit with archives of the city of Heerlen. Also history of the region.

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Thank JEMAtraining
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

The foundations of these Roman therms are in pretty good shape, and among the nicest Roman remains in northern Europe. In addition there are nice archeological finds on display, with a richly decorated sarcophagus as a highlight.

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Thank RHAHJ
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

I wasn't aware of the Roman Baths and Museum in Heerlen before arriving in the area but glad we stopped over. Well presented remains take up most of the floor space and it is supported by a fair sized museum housing local finds and you get an introduction movie on arrival (English was available). Special mention goes out to the... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

Middle of heerlen and a must stop if in Heerlen for any reason. Near the train station as well. and the nightlife

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Thank craig u
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

The museum is great. First, you will see a short movie describing the life there in the Roman time. After that, you can see the complex of the ancient Roman bath there. After that, you can see the exhibition. The museum is really good. The drawback is that the information given there is in Dutch, makes it very inconvenient for... More 

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Thank Timothy S
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

I visited the museum with a friend of mine. Upon entering the building you get the choice to watch a film concerning the Roman baths and the Roman settlement of Heerlen. This film is available in four different languages: Dutch, English, German, and French (which came in very handy, given the fact that my friend is German). Afterwards we entered... More 

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