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Drents Museum

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I kept getting electrocuted

It is sparsely furnished and very roomy so there was plenty of space for people. The Iran... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Barmouth, United Kingdom
Presentation appealing

The exhibition on Iran was easy to view and was most interesting and informative. A real delight... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 20, 2012

The Drents Museum recently reopened after a large renovation and extension. We went especially to the Drents Museum in Assen to visit the large opening exhibition China’s Golden Age, Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). We really were astonished by the beauty and the splendor of the...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2013

Visited the museum and really enjoyed it. We were there during the Dead Sea Scrolls traveling exhibit and that was fantastic! Lots of context and history surrounding the scrolls including many more artifacts than just the scrolls. The area discussing how they learn about the...More

1  Thank Shasta M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is sparsely furnished and very roomy so there was plenty of space for people. The Iran exhibition was good. The old Dutch house rooms were good. However, I kept getting static shocks off doors and bannisters. There was a cafe with an Iranian themed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibition on Iran was easy to view and was most interesting and informative. A real delight in a lovely museum !

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Iran, Cradle of Civilization expo with special interest since I have Iranian co-workers to come. If gives an excellent overview of historical developments, shows many archelogical findings and/or artefacts with magnicifient pieces of craftmenship amongs those. Somehow, the Drents Museum has attracted...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

very interesting exhibition, good presentation, surprising things exhibited in a nice atmosphere. good explanation.

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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I went to the museum to see the Iranian Exhibition. The museum has two parts, one is the old complex and the other is the new part (in which the exhibition was held), which is underground below a squire and partly under the museums garden....More

Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Although small, this museum succeeds in organizing spectacular exhibitions in Assen. The replica of the Bisotun relief of Darius is great. Very difficult to approach the original in Iran.

Thank Jan v
Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

The museum has different exhibitions going on. There is a more modern part and wooden Floorstraat squeeking historic part. Love it!

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Drents Museum for the first time to see the exhibition on American Realism. The exhibition is well organized and easy to view. The options in the gift shop are also good and varied. This was well worth the price of admission.

Thank FMLW
Reviewed May 7, 2018

The museum is situated in the heart of Assen. It has a wide display of art and artifacts spanning thousands of years. It has an entire section dedicated to art scenes in Assen. I strongly recommend this museum. It is a must see when visiting...More

Thank walter d
Reviewed May 3, 2018

1. The Drents Museum punches well above its weight. Recent exhibitions include: a) Peredvizhniki -Russian realism 1870-1900 (in 2017) b)The American Dream (in conjunction with the Kunsthalle Emden in Germany) -a major exhibition of American art post-1945 (until 27 May 2018) 2. Planned exhibitions include:...More

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