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Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar

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A weel organized museum.

The museum is a nice place to visit. Interresting exhebitions which are representetive for the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Allan D
In Alkmaar a have to see..

It's interesting to see the history of Alkmaar shown in this manner. It's done nicely and the other... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Silv144
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Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, which opened in 1875, is one of the oldest museums in the Netherlands. The museum manages the Alkmaar City Council collection, with more than 12,000 objects. The collection of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century paintings is...more
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

The museum is a nice place to visit. Interresting exhebitions which are representetive for the cultural environment of Alkmaar. Also the fixed collection gives a good impression of Alkmaars history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Allan D
Reviewed 7 November 2018

It's interesting to see the history of Alkmaar shown in this manner. It's done nicely and the other expositions are worth their entree fee.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Silv144
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The museum shows a lot of different aspects of the Alkmaar history. Certainly worth a visit. Do not forget to pay the church across the market square a visit as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tom V
Museum-Alkmaar, Public Relations Manager at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you for your review. We appreciate it! Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

A modern museum with different exhibitions. A good exhibition about the city under siege during the duke of Alva. There are lot of paintings from Classic till modern. Fee is a little bit high. Disabled proof

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank awittenberg67
Museum-Alkmaar, Public Relations Manager at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you for your review! We appreciate it. Best regards, Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar

Reviewed 8 May 2018

Interesting collection of Dutch art of the Bergense school. The history of Alkmaar was laid out in a rather odd fashion, and then there is a display of Victory! Alkmaar 1573.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Museum-Alkmaar, Public Relations Manager at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for your review. We much appreciate it! Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar

Reviewed 1 March 2018

Celebrating the 500th anniversary of "De Grote of Laurenskerk Alkmaar" the museum offers a small expo of 17th century paintings of the Alkmaar church by Old masters. Solomon van Ruysdael (1603-1670) has around 5 painings of the exterior of the church on show.I didn't need...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank bas k
Museum-Alkmaar, Public Relations Manager at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I was expecting a bit of a bore of a museum, sort of a red headed stepchild housing the back of the closet items of of the parent museum in Amsterdam. I cheerfully admit, I was totally and unexpectedly wrong. The “Victorie” exhibition of the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank springlering
Museum-Alkmaar, Public Relations Manager at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you enjoyed our museum. It is very good to read what we can improve, for example the route inside the museum. Best regards, Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar

Reviewed 16 September 2017

The museum is very interesting especially if you want to learn about the nearby Bergen school of art or about the history of the city of Alkmaar.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank QuintenK_13
Museum-Alkmaar, Public Relations Manager at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you very much for your review

Reviewed 2 June 2017

Alkmaar is your typical Dutch old city. Alkmaar is famous for cheese, but there is much major and the Stedelijk Museum has attractive exhibitions.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank PaulSARenaud
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The museum has a very big collection of the middle ages connected with Alkmaar. The Spanisch! Very god for visitors with an interest in this period.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Karel M
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