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Bonnefanten Museum

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Address: Avenue Ceramique 250 | Postbus 1735, 6221 KX Maastricht, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 43 329 0190
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Art museum featuring archaeological finds from the province of Limburg,...

Art museum featuring archaeological finds from the province of Limburg, sculptures from the Maasland (1300-1550A.D.) and paintings of south Holland (1500-1750A.D.)

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a museum to return to

this museum has an own collection of old art, 14/15th and 16/17th century, but Bonnefanten also offers exhibits contemporary art, with works of national and international... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this museum has an own collection of old art, 14/15th and 16/17th century, but Bonnefanten also offers exhibits contemporary art, with works of national and international artists. Also note: BonnefantenBuiten in Wijlre - Hedgehouse- contemporary art in beautiful surroundings open from March to e nd October,

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great art gallery with both traditional historic old masters and wacky modern art. It's a bit of a walk out of the centre but well worth it. You can combine a visit to the ceramic centre and a walk along the river bank.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There a lot more new exhibitions with interesting artists. Everything is well displayed with a lot of space and seats to enjoy quietly.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a one day trip to Maastricht and we decided to visit this museum. I was surprised by how much art they had! I was also surprised by how much I enjoyed the old Dutch drawings and paintings because I am more of a modern art fan. The modern art they had when we visited was a bit too... More 

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Eeklo, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The collection of this museum as well as the building are interesting. When you visit it during somewhere between april-october and have a car, consider combining it with a visit to the "buitenhuis", a castle in the neighborhood of Maastricht (a combi-ticket is offered, but you need to ask for it)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

nice view I visited it on foot, walking, by seeing from boat in river nice old historical place history of Maastricht there

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Montpellier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Old Dutch art falls into two categories in the main: ruddy peasants throwing snowballs or superb social commentary. The Bonnefanten holds to pictures from the Middle Ages, one a butcher and a fishmonger, which are the two superb examples of the latter, and make visiting the museum worth it for them alone. Otherwise, it has a very strong art bookshop,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This museum's curators shouldn't be duped by all things 'modern' - I love modern art but the collection here shows no discrimination at all. Nothing is controversial - just dull and 'du deja vu'. Were the crumpled jeans on the floor a 'work'? We didn't know and we didn't care. Every single exhibit on the top two floors (two thirds... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

there are two or three masterpieces that make the museum a worthwhile visit but honestly the entry cost is overpriced given the rest of the collection. Architecturally the building has been well maintained / renovated and is worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Bonnefanten Museum is located on Avenue Ceramique on the banks of the River Maastricht. The striking architecture of the building is widely considered to be one of the finest in Maastricht. It is a 15-minute walk from the city center. There is famous hostel " Stayokay", the Museum is across from the Hostel. The museum is closed on Mondays with... More 

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