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Frans Hals Museum

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Address: Groot Heiligland 62, 2011 ES Haarlem, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 023-5115775
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This small museum focuses on the works of Frans Hals, 17th-century portrait...

This small museum focuses on the works of Frans Hals, 17th-century portrait painter.

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A Masterpiece of the Golden Age!

I don't consider myself a art connoisseur, so I don't usually go to museums dedicated to one artist. The Frans Hal museum, however, is a real gem that I believe anyone will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I don't consider myself a art connoisseur, so I don't usually go to museums dedicated to one artist. The Frans Hal museum, however, is a real gem that I believe anyone will appreciate. Besides being great art, Hal's paintings are a rare glimpse back in time taking the viewer on a journey into 17th century Holland.

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Frans Hals has a great collection of -of course-, Hals himself, but also beautiful silverware, nice antique clocks. It is hosted in the former retirement home for men, the 'oudemannenhuis'. Certainly worth a visit if you find yourself in Haarlem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Frans Hals Museum, located in the 17th century centre of Haarlem has a beautiful collection of mostly 17th century paintigs with one of the largest collection of paintings by Frans Hals. I particulary like the relative quiteness of the museum. Not too many visitors at a time which gave me the possibility to really enjoy the paintings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a small museum where we were lucky enough to have a private tour. Frans Hal created masterpieces that to this day intrigue and fascinate.

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a museum that reveals the Dutch culture and lifestyle in the previous centuries. It has a nice collection of objects along with a great Hals painting collection. The modest and functional mind set in the culture shows through the subjects and their surrounding in the paintings. There is a very interesting painting based on dutch phrases, this is... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Frans Hals Museum is no dubt one of the best most beautiful musea in Holland. It is packed with Dutch masters all of whom are connected to Haarlem. The museum is well documented and housed in a beautiful old building. It also has a garden. Definitely a must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Housed in such a pretty building, this museum is a must for Dutch painting lovers. On museumkaart list, so no charge for us. Huge Hals paintings - and we especially liked the Heda still lifes. Willem Claeszoon Heda (December 14, 1593/1594 – c. 1680/1682) was a Dutch Golden Age artist from the city of Haarlem devoted exclusively to the painting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The nice atmosphere - you feel yourself at home or visiting friends who lucky enough to have a brilliant collection of XVI-XVII century masterpieces in their house. There are not only Franz Hals portraits exhibited, there're a lot of other different famous Dutch painters presented. As a nice bonus there's an amazing four stores Doll's house created in XVII century... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Amsterdam for more than 2 days (and you definitely should) you must consider buying a national "museumkaart" which is good for 30 days for a vast number of expensive sites. Ours were 45 Euros each and paid for themselves in no time at all. We combined this card with a 21 Euro 4 day transportation card... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the museum. A little warm inside in July but worth seeing. Huge paintings by Frans Hals and others. Nice gift shop too!

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