The 10 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 in the centuries-old center, that is really true everywhere to see. Attractive squares alternate wondrous monuments and sights. Discover the oldest stone house, the oldest scientific library and the oldest park in the Netherlands during a day trip. Furthermore, the city with Museum de Waag and the Toy Museum, among other things, a number of special museums to experience. Save your favorite spots on your city guide and experience beautiful Deventer.

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Hanze Museum de Leeuw

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

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De Brink is the central square in the city centre of Deventer and is surrounded by cozy terraces, a nice cookie shop and you will find the Tourist Office.

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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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Paviljoen Vogeleiland

Pavilion Vogeliland you will visit for both relaxation and fun activities. The animals, the cozy restaurant and all the greenery complete it.

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One of the oldest daring buildings in the Netherlands. Admire this icon of the city and dive into the eponymous museum for exhibitions on Deventer.

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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 images that are there.

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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 the renewal movement of Geert Groote.

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Charles Dickens Museum

Unique Charles Dickens museum and library.

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

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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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