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Netherlands Open-Air Museum and National Heritage Museum

Hoeferlaan 4, 6816 SG Arnhem, The Netherlands
+31 26 357 6111
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Fun, educational and interesting

This is a must visit place in Arnhem if you love history! This museum is so educational and make... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
A must if in Arnhem !

This is really a must if in Arnhem. IT is one of the best museums i have ever seen. We love going... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Huissen, The Netherlands
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The Netherlands Open Air Museum (Nederlands Openluchtmuseum) takes you back into the past of every day life of ordinairy Dutch people. The museum lies in a beautiful park on the outskirts of the vibrant city of Arnhem. Ther is so much to see. Meet the museum staff who appear to have stepped straight out of the past. Proud of their heritage they will inspire you with their stories. For young and old alike, a visit to the museum is an unforgettable experience. Feast your senses on stories, smells, flavours and images that will take you back to days gone by. Whatever your age, the living history will make a lasting impression, bringing back memories and astonishing you by turns. Immerse yourself in the past and get to know the Dutch people and their history.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hoeferlaan 4, 6816 SG Arnhem, The Netherlands
+31 26 357 6111
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must visit place in Arnhem if you love history! This museum is so educational and make the past come alive again! We spent one full day here without feeling bored and each different theme or station give us different unique experience. The...More

Thank Evelyn1228
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is really a must if in Arnhem. IT is one of the best museums i have ever seen. We love going there, its great for families too.

Thank heidimaria2014
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visited the museum twice this month to prepare for an excursion with 150 school children later this month. It looks very nice. Dutch canon of the history is a great and surprising experience for all visitors not only for children! Besides of that the...More

Thank Hans K
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We went to the museum on a dreary day with a lot of clouds and a drizzle here and there. We had a very pleasant experience. But not everything was open for a visit. This was not nice of them (the organisation) because visitors have...More

Thank Maarten V
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Clean, big, perfect for young children’s With the museum card is free. You can change easily your baby, the restaurant is not expensive but also it is allowed to bring your own food.

Thank Beatriz G
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This was a good experience there. A d the weather was juat good last Thursday. Can Not move up to 5pm . Love it !

1  Thank Purbaningrum_Sasmita
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is amazing, especially during summer when the weather is nice and during winter with all the Christmas decorations and lights. It is also absolutely enormous, so I'd recommend at least spending half a day here, possibly even a whole day. Great for all...More

Thank AwokenSoul
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is an amazing open air museum showing already for decades the history of Dutch live. Since childhood, I have been many times to this museum, it never fails to surprise me with new and interresting facts.

Thank Sifan-57
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

The Open-Air Museum gives you insight to life in Holland through the ages. It also shows how families earned livings and lived in challenging times. The indoor museum portion is very oriented to Dutch speakers. Being an American there was a great deal I didn’t...More

Thank AmesFL
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We did this as a day trip and it was excellent. We had two teens with us and they loved all the space and stories about the buildings. Lots of interactive opportunities. We brought our own lunch but also bought savoury treats. There lots to...More

1  Thank Suespenceful F
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Buy online in advance to save e1.50 per person.
27 October 2016|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
Zaanse Schans has 2 types of attractions, windmills of several sorts (only 1 or 2 are admission free) and a shoe factory (which is free as well). There are lots of photo ops. We visited only one additional windmill which I... More
4 August 2016|
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Response from TOCIER | Reviewed this property |
There are.several possibilities. However, bus line nr. 3 offers a service 4 times per hour. Direction: Burgers' Zoo, stop at "Openluchtmuseum". The bus will go to Burgers Zoo first and then will arrive at "Openluchtmuseum... More