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Drents Museum

Brink 1, 9401 HS, Assen, The Netherlands
+31 592 377 773
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extremely good

Did enjoy it there was a special event about old China. Also all the old items very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
A bit of a maze this museum

We visited the museum end of november, just after the opening of a new exhibition. The new part of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Did enjoy it there was a special event about old China. Also all the old items very interesting. There were still Mummies found in the ground.

Thank sydneyassen
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum end of november, just after the opening of a new exhibition. The new part of the museum is very nice, but when you want to visit other exhibitions, you sort of get lost in the old section of the museum. routing...More

Thank koekeloer
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of rooms and the collection has ancient stuff as well as more modern art. Lots of stairs and doors. The signage could be a bit more clear. Maze-like now.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Loved it. Why? The exhibition hall has a great carpet, in the colours of the steppe, giving the impression of walking over and on grass. Well done. The funeral tomb of princess Chen - replicated in Assen, is an eye opener. Lovely decorated. Her death...More

Thank Tanja S
Reviewed July 11, 2017

We visit interesting exhibitions wherever they are, this time it was the one about the great unknown Liao Dynasty (10th - 12th century), an empire founded by nomadic Khitan people from what now is Mongolia-Siberia, stretching from the Sea of Japan to Europe. They showed...More

Thank Haje1946_11
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Ever since TCE was a kid, she had a fascination for peatbodies. Travelling to Assen with NRE (who's from America) obviously meant a visit to the Drents Museum to look at the archaeological collection. We spent over two hours admiring the permanent collection and taking...More

Reviewed June 20, 2017

Just posted on my own blog about the stunning "The Great Liao" exhibition. Temp exhibition on show till end of October 2017. Was well worth a long journey. So wrapped up in admiring exhibits, no time was left for rest of museum. Well-stocked museum shop...More

Thank Katevents
Reviewed June 5, 2017

I was surprised at both the depth and breadth of the collection. Despite spending most of the day there, there was easily another day or two that could be spent roaming the collection. There's a large regionally focused collection, and then there are interesting temporary...More

Thank sgkiser
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The Drents Museum in Assen organizes good and interesting exhibitions. We were here for the exhibition of Peredvidzniki. The paintings were worth the effort, and were well prepared in the various spaces. We also listened to sound recordings of the painters' contemporaries. The downside was...More

Thank A-flying-Dutchman
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

We visited the exposition of russian realism. A Must see. Beautiful and very big paintings. The old part of the museum is Also very interesting; from the same architect as the rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

Thank Jan-Auwke D
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