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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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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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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10 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Shows the history of Nijmegen in abundant artefacts and has a prominent display of main dutch popart (a lot of Shinkiji Tajiri), beside other Nice modern and historical Art. Very good place to pay a visit if you are interested in the collection. Nice restaurant as well, good restroom facilities, and above all a nice and professional staff.

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