It started in 1842 with one painting. Since then, the collection has grown considerably. Discover six centuries of Dutch painting.
It began in 1842 with one painting, donated by one private individual. In that year, the Dordrechts Museum was founded by art lovers and collectors. Since then, the internationally renowned and appreciated collection of painting has become one of the most important in the urban museums of the Netherlands. Discover six centuries of Dutch painting! The museum has an extensive permanent collection, with paintings from 1500 to the present day. Names such as Aelbert Cuyp, Ary Scheffer and Abraham van Strij, but also modern and contemporary works by Jan Sluijters, George Breitner, Karel Appel, John van't Slot, Robert Zandvliet and Marlène Dumas. In addition, the Dordrechts Museum is known for its excellent temporary exhibitions, such as the past few years about 'Art King' Willem II, the birds of Aert Schouman, and the light of Schalcken. for children. In museum restaurant Art & Dining you can go for a drink, lunch, or dinner. Looking for a nice souvenir or gift? Then look at the museum shop. The museum has a lift and is accessible to the disabled.
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