10 historic sites and museums that tell you about Dordrecht

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This oldest city in Holland has special stories to tell you. Experience them in historic sites, art museums or when you step into an 18th century interior. With this guide you will arrive at Dortse places that make the city what it is. Discover the beautiful sights of the inner city!
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Wolwevershaven

Go back in time in this historic port area of Dordrecht. Admire the monumental merchant houses and ancient ships docked here.

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Huis van Gijn

In this beautiful house time has stood still for more than a century. Take a look at the life of a family on stand around 1900 and be amazed.

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Regenten- en Lenghenhof

This court actually consists of 4 courtyards, connected by gates. The homes were initially intended for destitute families and women.

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10 historic sites and museums that tell you about Dordrecht

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Schroevendok Straatman

The striking ship lift in the Wolwevershaven is used in the repair of ship rudder and screws.

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Groothoofdspoort

Originally Gothic, this city gate is located at the point where the three rivers, the Oude Maas, the Merwede and the North meet.

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Lange IJzeren brug

A cast iron city bridge that was laid in 1856 on the site where the Lange Houten bridge was once found. A place with nice views over the harbour.

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Stadhuis

This beautiful town hall of Dordrecht built in Renaissance style and located on the town hall square is nowadays used for events.

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Het Dordts Patriciërshuis

Let yourself be taken into the 18th century in the beautifully decorated style rooms of this monumental building with original Louis XVI furniture.

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Dordrechts Museum

It started in 1842 with one painting. Since then, the collection has grown considerably. Discover six centuries of Dutch painting.

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Grote Kerk

A medieval building from the 11th century with a lot of history. Thanks to its imposing appearance and rich interior, the most important monument of the city.

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