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Museum aan het Vrijthof

Vrijthof 18, 6211 LD Maastricht, The Netherlands
+31 43 321 1327
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Surprisingly good museum on contemporary and modern art

The red colour of the facade is certainly very eye catching. This is recommended in my guidebook... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
A Y
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Hong Kong, China
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set in an architectural classic building with new details, the ladies of the reception were most... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2018
Brian038_13
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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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Vrijthof 18, 6211 LD Maastricht, The Netherlands
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"covered courtyard"
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"very interesting museum"
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"nice cafe"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

The red colour of the facade is certainly very eye catching. This is recommended in my guidebook but I wasn't too sure what to expect. When I got there, there's a banner outside on exhibitions by 3 Dutch woman artists. I was interested and so...More

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Reviewed January 29, 2018

set in an architectural classic building with new details, the ladies of the reception were most helpful and the best in promoting the museum

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Reviewed December 14, 2017

And this in immediately the most interesting part of the museum; a 16th century building where Charles V used to dwell sometimes. Some modern parts were added to support the museum operation, but there are walls to see and rooms to visit. Regarding the exposition...More

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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
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