10 Unique Museums in Holland | ExpatINFO Netherlands
These 10 unique Dutch museums explore subjects that may seem quaint, too narrow, or somewhat taboo in the eyes of many, and show how creatively and unashamedly the Dutch build their shrines. is showing.
10 Unique Dutch Museums…
of sex museum amsterdam It’s a small, unassuming museum housed in a Dutch canal house on the Rokin River. It’s not hard to see what this museum is all about, but it might be too risqué for many. However, in 2019, he has more than half a million visitors, which has more than matched his fame. Mauritshuis Museum The Hague is home to hundreds of priceless works of art, including the iconic painting Girl with a Pearl Earring.
As a museum-founding subject, it seems strange at first, but not so strange when it comes to Amsterdam and the Netherlands in general. It is estimated that there are around 10,000 houseboats in use across the country, about a quarter of which are in Amsterdam.of houseboat museum Moored on the Prinsengracht Canal in Ellensgracht.
Home to the iconic Bulldog Cafe, there is no better place in the world for a museum celebrating the history of marijuana than Amsterdam.of Hash, Marijuana and Hemp Museum Located in the heart of the city, in the atmospheric Dutch Canal House, south of the Red Light District.
Tulips are probably the only flower in the world that is commonly associated with a specific country – Holland. Tulips were not native to Holland, but the Dutch managed to build an entire industry out of tulip produce.small quirky Amsterdam Tulip Museum It sheds light on how the country and flowers were connected and built an inseparable relationship.
Windmill museums are not found in many countries, but those countries are not Holland. And the Windmill Museum is he not just one, but inside an actual windmill built hundreds of years ago. These unique Dutch museums are located at: Zaanse Schans , Kinderdijk , Schermerhorn and Leiden Here are a few.
A museum devoted solely to bicycles might seem strange elsewhere, but it makes sense in Holland.of National Stadium Museum It is housed in the monumental Verorama building on the river Waal in Nijmegen. The museum houses a collection of antique unicycles, bicycles, tricycles and four-wheeled vehicles from Holland and beyond.
Wooden Shoes Museum
Shoe museums are not uncommon, but museums devoted exclusively to clogs are not uncommon. But given Holland’s relationship with clogs, this makes sense.of International Clopen Museum Eelde showcases rare antique wooden footwear from countries such as Holland, Denmark, France and Germany.
music clock museum
of Speakrock Museum Utrecht’s is entirely dedicated to self-playing music devices. The invention of the carillon (which automated the musical playing of church bells) in the 1500s introduced musical clocks, boxes and street organs (very popular in the Netherlands). This unique Dutch museum has a good display of classic and flashy antique self-playing instruments.
electronic music museum
In case you didn’t know, the Dutch are leaders in the field of electronic dance music. The Netherlands has produced some of the world’s most famous DJs. Armin Van Buuren, Martin Garrix, hardwell, afrojack and Tiësto. Therefore, if a museum dedicated to electronic music were ever to be established, it would be only natural that it would be in Holland.of Our home The museum is located in Amsterdam.
Canals in general may seem too narrow a focus for museums, but in the context of Amsterdam it works. The city’s iconic canal ring is world-famous and was built long ago in his 1600s ‘Dutch Golden Age’.of Grachten Museum It tells an amazing feat of engineering.
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