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Museum Het Valkhof

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Address: Kelkensbos 59, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 024 3608805
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Get the history of the city in 90 minutes

Super displays of prehistoric, Roman, and more recent artifacts. Limited English displays, but get the English guide and you'll be fine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Mons
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Super displays of prehistoric, Roman, and more recent artifacts. Limited English displays, but get the English guide and you'll be fine.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Very impressive, light, interior to this modern building. Its location perched high up gives a delightful view out, through huge picture windows, to a park beyond, & to the bridge over the Waal River, below. The contents of the museum are extremely varied, which is both a plus and a minus. For English speakers, the interesting WWII exhibit is almost... More 

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Dearborn, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The building is easy to navigate as you follow the history of Nijmegen. Windows overlook the city and as you look around, you can capture the feeling of this charming city and it's rich history. Relics from ancient times, art work, china and pottery. There are also special, temporary exhibits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Interesting museum, centrally located in the shopping area of Nijmegen. Therefore easy to visit while visiting Nijmegen. You can park your car next door in an underground garage. It offers a mix of local (Roman) history and modern art. The museum is of modern architecture.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I went to this museum during my weekend-wandering. It is a very nice one. The collections range from archaeological stuffs even to modern art. It can cover a broad interest from the visitors. For sure, a lot of knowledge about history can be found here. The interior of the museum is great! It is very comfortable to enjoy the whole... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Takes you far back in history, which is great. There was also a large ceramic pottery collection, which was beautiful. On the negative side: A school class was there at the same time as us (which is totally fine of course), but they were laying all over the floors (they had an assignment to do, so some of them just... More 

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Regina, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

After paying the nine euro admission I noticed a couple of people standing on the main stairs wearing black, futzing behind music stands. FREE CONCERT!! So after shuffling through the museum/gallery which was very good and set in an exquisite building, I heard some noises from the stairs. Next thing you know, six or seven or eight people climbed up... More 

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manila
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It was unfortunate that many of the Roman artifacts displayed had no English translation.This was sad, because this Nijmegen museum had an extensive Roman artifact collection which could rival the major museums in the world- the Louvre or the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Perhaps, they don't have the really grand artifacts like the major museums, but enough to have a... More 

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Elsloo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Interesting Roman archeological art and information. This month there was also another exhibition (something with color) but it was nothing special and it had some really ugly paintings. The pop art collection was however very nice.

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A modern museum with space used well. Dramatic contrasts between Roman glass and pottery, mediaeval paintings and the glass & steel construction. Nice cafe which just happened to have an amazing duo playing when I visited. Made me stop and order another coffee to stay longer and listen. Some lovely views through the windows of one of the bridges across... More 

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Address: Kelkensbos 59, 6511 Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 024 3608805
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Gelderland Province  >  Nijmegen

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