Frans Hals is the most famous painter in Haarlem. The museum named after him shows a selection of his most beautiful and greatest paintings.
The collection of Haarlem masters from the Golden Age, including the largest collection of paintings by Frans Hals in the world, is unique. The works reflect the radical change that painting underwent at the beginning of the seventeenth century. The cover that determined the ultimate allure and grandeur of the Golden Age. The museum is housed in a beautiful building dating from 1609 where Frans Hals himself still walked around. The beautiful Regency rooms, dining room and historic courtyard still breathe the atmosphere of the past.
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