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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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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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On a hot day very nice and above all cool museum

Beautiful museum situated in a very pretty street lovely old building too It was an exceptional hot day in the Netherlands so the perfect place to be

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful museum situated in a very pretty street lovely old building too It was an exceptional hot day in the Netherlands so the perfect place to be

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had visited this museum a few years ago and were so impressed that we vowed to return when next we visited Amsterdam. We loved it just as much on this return trip! Although teeny tiny compared to the great Amsterdam museums, it makes up for size by being charming, quiet, not crowded, and remarkably well laid out. It is... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

beautiful museum, marvelous art displayed most graciously...relatively small crowds...you really can sit and look at the pictures without hordes of tourists blocking your view! do not miss Sophie's doll house!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very limited. Very few interesting, quality paintings. Only 2 good Fans Hals.Many Biblical scenes which I don't care for..plus many poor quality works...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have an excellent of offerings on show and not just Frans Hals though this is the major draw. for example, they have 5 paintings by Johannes Verspronck who was also an exceptional artist from Haarlem. And the Dolls House is as good as you will see anywhere. The included audio guide is really good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting attraction and good value. We learned much about this artist and his work. If you are interested in art and Haarlem, this is a must do museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum which is a little far from the center of town is a great small museum. Not all of the paintings are by Hal's since there are other masters. The audio is very helpful

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed learning about Frans Hals, seeing the group paintings & learning about Dutch life. Good cafe for lunch too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

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 August 23, 2016

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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