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Het Dolhuys

Schotersingel 2, 2021 GE Haarlem, The Netherlands
023 5410670
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English first
St Helens, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The building is interesting and worth a good look around but maybe not for the £10 entrance fee. The highlight for me were the original 'cells/treatment rooms'. Everything in the museum is in Dutch and the English language guide was lacking in it's descriptions, missing some sections entirely. for the missed out sections we were stuck as to what some... More

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IJmuiden, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I went here on a quiet day without a lot of people. Only us and a group student (who weren't very loud). I actually expected a lot from this museum, because I know much about mental disorders, so there is not a lot people can learn me anymore. Still I wanted to go to this museum, because I live nearby... More

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Haarlem, Nederland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

This museum is an example of how modern museums should look, in my opinion. There are sound effects, they play with colour and everywhere there are place you can look and learn something. I love how they pick the stories of a group of people with mental disorders to show you how they think and see life. The last room... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

On the plus side: * beautiful old building, terrace is quiet and with a nice view * fresh ingredients for food and tasty beers you'll never find again from small micro breweries * prices ok. Not too expensive. On the neutral and minus: * not a terribly exciting interior or very comfy chairs * staff ok but not too over... More

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