The 9 most beautiful sights and museums to visit in Deventer

Hanseatic city Deventer, located on the river IJssel, is a city with a beautiful history. And that can be seen everywhere in the centuries-old center. Atmospheric squares alternate wonderful monuments and sights. During a day trip to Deventer, discover the oldest stone house, the oldest scientific library and the oldest park in the Netherlands. Furthermore, the city, with Museum de Waag and the Toy Museum, has a number of special museums to experience. Save your favourite spots on your city guide and experience beautiful Deventer.

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Speelgoedmuseum Deventer

For a special experience, go to the Toy Museum. The collection and interaction make the museum a very nice place for young and old!

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The Brink is the central square in the city centre of Deventer and is surrounded by cozy terraces, a nice biscuit shop and you will find the VVV.

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Museum Geert Groote Huis

For an educational day, visit the Museum Geert Groote Huis. Here you will discover everything about the life and innovation movement of Geert Groote.

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The best spots for a perfect coffee and cake

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Hanze Museum de Leeuw

The Hanze Museum de Leeuw is a hotel, museum, candy shop and coffee and tea service in one. For a new experience, go here!

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The beautiful Bergkerk is located in the centre of Deventer and has a long history. Nowadays you can admire exhibitions and concerts.

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Do you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city? Then visit the Rijsterborgherpark and enjoy the peace and all the beautiful statues that stand there.

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5 places in Deventer where you can have lunch, drink coffee and relax

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One of the oldest venture buildings in the Netherlands. Admire this icon of the city and dive into the museum of the same name for exhibitions about Deventer.

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The beautiful, imposing Lebuinus Church is built in a Gothic style. The church itself is owned by the Protestant church and the tower belongs to the municipality.


Charles Dickens Museum

Unique Charles Dickens museum and library.

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