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Frans Hals Museum

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Address: Groot Heiligland 62, 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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Must go! Beautiful paintings in a cossy setting. No huge lines but paintings at least as pretty as for example rijksmuseum paintings. Dont miss it!

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Must go! Beautiful paintings in a cossy setting. No huge lines but paintings at least as pretty as for example rijksmuseum paintings. Dont miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We liked this art museum in Haarlem MORE than the considerably more famous (and hence more crowded and more expensive) Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. It's a manageable size for a morning or afternoon amble (say 2 hours), and it has a lot of really fine artwork. We particularly enjoyed the interesting commentary signs (in English) next to... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went there on a school excursion. The treasure hunt is fun, but you have to be involved because it is not an easy one. That is great for me, because I'm not really an art lover... ;-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The number one museum of Haarlem! Original old building, authentic atmosphere and a collection with many paintings of Frans Hals

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Frans Hals is a famous Dutch artist, however his best works are spread all over the world in the best musea. You won't find his best paintings in Haarlem. However this is a very nice museum with a lot of great paintings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Frans Hals was one of the painters from the Golden Age. Numerous paintings by him are house in this building that once housed old men. There is an old doll house that is in the museum that is very interesting to see. This well cared for listed building surrounds a lovely courtyard.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Frans Hals museum as a first port of call on a day-trip out of Amsterdam. A 20 minute train ride from Amsterdam Centraal, then a 10-15 minute walk south to the Market square followed by a further 5-10 minutes south again to the museum. The centre of Haarlem is a lovely place to visit and just getting to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Frans Hals museum with a group of students. We got a nice tour which was understandable for their level and enjoyed the many nice paintings they have and the beautiful architecture. The students were allowed to paint their own painting which was a lot of fun to do! We had a great time! Thanks a lot... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Intimate museum in an authentic setting. You get an insight into Franz Hals' technique and life which you would not get elsewhere. Any artist or art lover should feel duty-bound to visit and support it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were taken here with a guide who was quite knowledgeable about all the art work which makes it more fun to see.

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