Absolutely fascinating. Pity all the information was in Dutch and not also in English, but never the less, good value. Lots of stairs though! Didn't see the tobacco museum.
***At the time of visiting the Niemeijer Tobacco Museum had closed*** The maritime museum has an excellent range of exhibits on all things sea (and canal) related. There is an excellent 20 minute film that runs on a continuous loop that shows what Groningen would have looked like in the 15th Century, whilst the commentary is only in Dutch you... More
The Northern Maritime museum is located in two adjacent medieval buildings, connected by an elevated passage. Strolling through those buildings is really enough reason already to visit the museum, from small rooms into big rooms with ancient fireplaces over staircases into other rooms. The exhibits you encounter on your walk through the museum tell the story of shipping and shipbuilding... More
This is a nice museum that gives an interesting look at Groningen's past. They have a new exhibit called 'Groningen in 1470' that features an interactive tour of medieval Groningen.
Visit Holland! THEREFORE, visit Groningen! The province is always neglected in favour of Amsterdam.
The museum is housed is some old buildings that are connected by a lot of stairs. Going around the museum is an adventure in itself and for those who are tall: mind your head! The displays cover a long time of dutch maritime history and the focus is on the smaller inland waterways ships. Most of the information texts at... More
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