The 21 most beautiful sights and museums to visit in Dordrecht
In this old town, enclosed between waterways, there is plenty to see. In the mostly undiscovered Dordrecht you will discover an innumerable amount of historical monuments and sights. Also nice is the museum offering, including the National Education Museum and the Dordrechts museum, a place full of masterpieces by famous painters. Are you going to Dordrecht for a day? Then save your favorite spots on your own city guide. It's so easy to experience the best of the city.
Eagle Maartenszoon, known as a moneywolf, had this courtyard built in 1625 to improve its reputation. Discover the Regent Room and the tranquility.
This museum depicts Dordrecht in WWII. The mobilization, the raid, the daily life, the occupation, the resistance, everything is discussed.
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The oldest city park in Dordrecht originated from an old estate. Nice to take a walk around and take a look at the deer camp.
This museum has the largest collection in the world in the field of education, more than 390,000 objects. Have a look at the versatile exhibition.
This medieval church can be visited on Saturdays. The history of the building dates back to 1293 when it belonged to the Augustinian monastery.
There are many restaurants and cafés around this central square. Especially in the summer months a popular place to grab a terrace.
Traditional craftsmanship and modern design come together in this pottery workshop. With luck you will see the process in action.
This originally Gothic city gate is located at the point where the three rivers, the Oude Maas, the Merwede and the North meet.
The striking ship lift in the Wolwevershaven is used in the repair of ship rudders and screws.
A medieval building from the 11th century with a lot of history. Thanks to its imposing appearance and rich interior, the main monument of the city.
This courtyard actually exists from 4 courtyards, connected by gates. The dwellings were initially intended for deprived families and women.
It began in 1842 with one painting. Since then, the collection has grown considerably. Discover six centuries of Dutch painting.
This beautiful town hall of Dordrecht built in Renaissance style and located on the town hall square is nowadays used for events.
Let yourself be taken back to the 18th century in the beautifully decorated style rooms of this monumental building featuring original Louis XVI period furniture.
Go back in time in this historic harbour area of Dordrecht. Admire the monumental merchant houses and old ships that are moored here.
The oldest still existing drawing society in the Netherlands, founded in 1774, Pictura organizes 8 contemporary art exhibitions every year.
In this beautiful house time has stood still for over a century. Take a look at the life of a family on stand around 1900 and be amazed.
Cultural hotspot in an old power station where it is bustling with energy with music, theatre, dance, art, food & drink and festivals.
In the Statenzaal of this museum the foundation of the Republic of the United Netherlands was laid, the forerunner of our Netherlands today.
A cast iron city bridge that was laid in 1856 on the site where once the Long Wooden Bridge was to be found. A place with a nice view over the harbour.
The only preserved mill in the city, built in 1612, take a guided tour and learn about its history and take a look at the mill shop.
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