The 27 most beautiful sights and museums to visit in Maastricht

Forget that you are in the Netherlands during a voyage of discovery in Maastricht. The centuries-old centre of this city on the Meuse has a unique, atmospheric character and is full of characteristic squares and beautiful sights. See places like the Vrijthof, the Dominican Church, the Basilica of Our Lady, the Basilica of Saint Servatius and numerous fortifications. As far as museums are concerned, there is also plenty of choice including Museum aan de Vrijthof, the Natural History Museum and the Bonnefantenmuseum. Save your favourite spots on your own city guide and experience an unforgettable day in Maastricht.

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Marres Kitchen

Drink a cup of coffee or eat something delicious in the historic house of Marres. You can also enjoy the beautiful city garden and changing exhibitions.

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The Leeuwenmolen dates from the year 1694 and used to be the oldest grain and tanning mill on the Jeker. Nowadays it's nice to take a look.

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Coffeelovers Dominicanen

A nicer location to drink a cup of coffee or tea and eat a pastry almost does not exist. You can experience this in espresso bar Coffeelovers.

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Onze Lieve Vrouwe Basiliek

This Romanesque church in the middle of the city centre is also known as the Sterre-der-Zee. The largely medieval church is on the UNESCO list.

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Sint Amorsplein

The square is located right in the centre. With its cosy atmosphere and surrounding historic buildings, you can relax here.

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A nice place to walk around or relax. You will find this city park on the edge of the city centre.

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Onze Lieve Vrouweplein

Relax after a day of shopping and plunge down on one of the terraces of the Onze Lieve Vrouweplein. The square is located in the centre.

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De Markt

The Markt is a large square in the city centre of Maastricht. Around the cozy, busy square is a large number of catering establishments.

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Stoombierbrouwerij De Keyzer

Experience the brewing process and taste the delicious craft beers on a guided tour of the steamer brewery. It's the last city brewery!

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Between the historic buildings is the Graanmarkt. A square where you can relax while enjoying a snack and a drink.

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Huize Marres

A combination of fine food, art, culture, exhibitions and a beautiful city garden. This characterizes Huize Marres and makes a visit special.

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Lang Grachtje en Klein Grachtje

In these two streets you can clearly see the medieval ramparts. These streets have seven national monuments, all part of the city wall.

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Onze Lieve Vrouwewal

This street and city wall in the Jekerkwartier runs along the Stadspark Maastricht and the Meuse and dates back to the 12th or 13th century.

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Maison Blanche Dael

They will gladly provide you with information about the intricacies of coffee making. Watch along while the coffee is roasted and don't forget to taste it.

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Pater Vincktoren

This originally 14th-century walktower was part of the second medieval city wall and is located in the Faliezusterspark.

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The museum is intimate, atmospheric and tells you everything about printing from the past to the present day. You get to see the artistic, artisanal process.

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Rob van Rijn

An art trade and gallery in one. There are several special exhibitions and exhibitions by promising artists.

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The town hall is located right on the Markt in the centre of Maastricht and has a rich, mostly 18th century decor.

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Thiessen Wijnkoopers

Look out in the beautiful spaces and let yourself be surprised by the vineyard. On weekends there are guided tours in the cool wine cellars.

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Natuurhistorisch Museum

Learn about the influence of man on the landscape, plants and animals in the last 250,000 years. Located in an atmospheric part of Maastricht.

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Boekhandel Dominicanen

In the beautiful, over 700 years old Dominican Church you can enjoy the city's most varied book assortment and a delicious coffee.

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The Bisschopsmolen is located in the heart of Maastricht. It is the oldest rotating watermill in the Netherlands. Get acquainted with the craft of miller.

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Basiliek van Sint Servaas

This imposing basilica cherishes the greatest treasures of Maastricht. Discover special objects in the treasury that you can visit here.

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This zinc clad dome tower houses a collection of ancient, modern and contemporary art.

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The Helpoort, also called Jekerpoort, Hoogbruggepoort, Alde Poort op den Ancker, Powder Towers or The Two Towers, is a former city gate.

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Arteaux Art & Design

Here they specialize in designing, designing, creating and assembling collections of modern art & design objects.

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Museum aan het Vrijthof

Discover this museum in one of the oldest buildings in Maastricht. Let yourself be surprised by groundbreaking exhibitions with changing themes.

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