8 fun museums in Haarlem that are worth a visit
Learn all about master painter Frans Hals, art and science, the spirit of man, Jewish people in hiding, the history of Haarlem and modern and contemporary art in the special museums that can be found in the centre of Haarlem.
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 oldest museum in the Netherlands where the public has been welcome since 1784 to look at objects of art and science.
This museum of the mind depicts man in all its facets, especially those who deviate from the applicable standard in the Netherlands.
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This house shows how Jewish people in hiding could hide behind a false wall in Corrie ten Boom's bedroom.
This museum is very appropriately underground. You will get to know the history of Haarlem through finds from the soil.
Enjoy the view, looking over the Spaarne and Haarlem. In the museum you will get acquainted with the age-old technique of converting wind into energy.
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Modern and contemporary art can be found this location of the Frans Hals Museum. People and society are central to the exhibitions.
Discover the city's stories. In this historic city museum, speaking exhibitions will teach you all about the rich history of Haarlem and its surroundings.
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