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Museum aan het Vrijthof

Vrijthof 18, 6211 LD Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31 43 321 1327
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We came expecting to learn a little about the history of Maastricht but not so. The powers that be... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2017
Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
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great exhibition about Tasschen

When we visited this museum an exhibition about Tasschen Verlag was going on. A private collection... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2017
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Vrijthof 18, 6211 LD Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31 43 321 1327
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

We came expecting to learn a little about the history of Maastricht but not so. The powers that be have decided to put all the historical exhibits into cold storage or return them to the donors. None of the guide books or Tourist information office...More

Thank Rosssmack
Daphne S, Marketing & Communication at Museum aan het Vrijthof, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Dear Rosssmack, We are so sorry you were disappointed by your visit to our Museum. It is correct that we have not been a Museum about the history of Maastricht since the last 3-4 years. We now focus more on contemporary art, photography and pop...More

Reviewed August 22, 2017

When we visited this museum an exhibition about Tasschen Verlag was going on. A private collection with addtions by the Tasschen company itself. They even came from Germany with the whole team to admire the exhibition and were thrilled. The building is a mix of...More

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed July 26, 2017

A lovely place for a quiet drink and cake even if you don't want to go into the museum. It really is worth a visit.

Thank nanettegeorge
Reviewed June 30, 2017

The museum we visited dealt more with war and had an American tank and sentry box outside with helmet which you could put on and rifle which although not working could give you an impression of what it was like. The rooms though small were...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Depending on the exhibition, this may be a nice place to visit. We saw the Taschen exhibition which is ok when you know something about this person, but there is not much else to see. Staff super friendly and helpful, nice place for a coffee...More

Thank Captain_Cee
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Besides it being a museum, it has a lovely lounge/bar area, with great coffee and cakes and fantastic (free) music on Sunday mornings (wide range) from 11 a.m. Come early for a seating place!

Thank BettineFlesseman
Reviewed November 3, 2016

We have a weekly family gathering on Friday morning. Coffee and good conversation. Swift and friendly waitresses and a very good cup-of-coffee

Thank Dick_Mulder
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This small museum is well worth a visit, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The exhibition was well displayed and presented with care and style. There is also a very nice cafe as well.

1  Thank IckenhamChris
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Most of the collection have something to do with the local area. The history, the famous people from Maastricht, a special room for the mining (used to be in this area), the work of local artist, contemporary art etc. A part of the museum is...More

1  Thank Solodam J
Reviewed September 6, 2016

The museum's permanent collection consists of the Wagner-De Wit bequest and later acquisitions. It has a elegant museum cafe and shop so you can sit there enjoy tea & bread! Both are located in the indoor courtyard. Modern architecture combined with medieval architecture.The museum tells...More

Thank Olivia S W
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