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Frans Hals Museum

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Address: Groot Heiligland 62, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 023-5115775
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This small museum focuses on the works of Frans Hals, 17th-century portrait...

This small museum focuses on the works of Frans Hals, 17th-century portrait painter.

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Orphanage

It is a good museum, with the works of Frans Hals. It stands in a lovely small street in the centre of Haarlem. The museum used to be an orphanage a few hundred years ago, so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Haarlem, the Netherlands
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Haarlem, the Netherlands
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is a good museum, with the works of Frans Hals. It stands in a lovely small street in the centre of Haarlem. The museum used to be an orphanage a few hundred years ago, so worth checking out for the building itself.

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The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the 2nd museum I have seen in 2 weeks, I had never heard of this artist, and I am glad my Dutch husband encouraged me to take a look at this painter's works,, FANTASTIC,,, Wonderful fire places, clocks, glass ware, Delft ware, and wonderful wonderful paintings,, this is a must see if you appreciate art by one of... More 

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Velserbroek
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Personaly I think the best museum of Holland is Frans Hals museum. It's situaties in an old part of Haarlem. I do like iT very much, because there are beautiful paintings of the best of Europe.

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Thank 541willems
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Frans Hals is a museum in an old and well kept medieval building. The collection is of a high quality.

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Thank Sjaak-Hoogeland
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent almost three wonderful hours in this museum. If you don't know the work of Frans Hals, you must visit here. If you are a fan of Hals, you have an even greater reason to visit this museum. It was not crowded when we were here, a rarity for museums in this country.

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Thank John B
Breda, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Are you spending your day or weekend in Haarlem? Please visit the Frans Hals museum. The museum has a great collection of his work.

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Thank MyrtheStouwdam
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here on business with weekend to fill. Well laid out with excellent audio guides. Documentary at start is well done with great use of graphics. A great feature on the restoration of the Baptism of Christ. The Frans Hal's work was good; an artist I did not know before this visit. A great way to pass an afternoon.

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South Holland Province, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The collection is of the decent size packed with art pieces beyond the portraits by Frans Hals. The audio tour is extremely informative, providing not just stories about the artwork but also a lot of history about the building itself. A very well-designed museum. Highly recommend.

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Chapel Hill, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful museum "full to the brim" with Dutch art. Allow yourself some time and wander through the halls. It is just lovely and definitely showcases Dutch paintings etc in comfortable and interesting setting. We both enjoyed our visit and recommend it highly. It is a must see if you are in Haarlem.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

If you have more than two days in Amsterdam, get the train to Haarlem and take the walk through the city and market square to Franz Hals Museum. The building is wonderful, the staff are friendly, and it's a great introduction to the golden age of Dutch Art. Highlights are the amazing banqueting hall with the paved floor, and the... More 

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