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Museum Haarlem

Groot Heiligland 47, 2011 EP Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 542 2427
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Could have been better with English translations

I was dismayed to find that not all of the exhibits come with English translations. They prepared... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christa C
Sitiawan, Malaysia
Small Permanent Exhibition

Although there are a few historical nuggets to be gained the permanent collection is surprisingly... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
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Groot Heiligland 47, 2011 EP Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 542 2427

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was dismayed to find that not all of the exhibits come with English translations. They prepared laminated papers with English explanations where you can bring it around with you as you look at the exhibits. It would have been better if they were assigned...More

1  Thank Christa C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Although there are a few historical nuggets to be gained the permanent collection is surprisingly small and modest for such a great historical center as Haarlem.

Thank Constant_Discovery
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The fixed exhibit on Haarlem is quite small, but gives a good overview of Haarlems history. But it is the specials you should focus on. Currently (dec 2016) there is an exhibition on sports in Haarlem: do check the website for the latest update.

Thank GJK1962-6
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We enjoyed our visit to the museum. The video that is shown is very interesting and fun. The museum was being re-done when we visited but what was there was worthwhile to see. We recommend a quick visit.

Thank ValGary2014
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Was okay I suppose,not big on these kind of things but was okay for something to do on a rainy day.Nothing special though.

Thank Dominic W
Reviewed 6 August 2016

This is across the street from the Frans Hals Museum, and it was free since we had a MuseumKart for free access to 400 museums in the Netherlands. We just visisted solely to see the video and it was definielty worth it. Sit int he...More

1  Thank VisitorfromMaryland
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Haarlem is such a beautiful city, and this musuem highlights its history. Definately worth a visit. What makes it less than a 5 star experience is that all the information is in Dutch. To be fair to the musuem, the staff did warn me about...More

1  Thank CookGirl-CA
Reviewed 23 April 2016

A presentation of the cultural history of Haarlem. Which has a super clothing exhibition - but all the commentary was in Dutch which took the shine off it a bit. Worth visiting with the museumkaart, however I would have been a little disappointed if we...More

1  Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 28 November 2015

The permanent collection of this museum covers Haarlem's history, and is quite small. There's a part about justice, with executioners' swords and other justice-related items and depictions, among them the hanging of a mayor or governor (Ripperda). When I visited there was a temporary exhibition...More

Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We've lived in the area for the past 15 years and today we acted the tourists. We were over the moon to have come here and made us feel very proud of the local heritage we knew nothing about. Lovely

2  Thank Sarah R
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