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Great place to come back and visit. Great to see Bear is back after being away. Last saw him... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Hanham, United Kingdom
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Back to the past!

One feels transported to a different time when one visits this museum. It has been left in its... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Dusseldorf, Germany
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Sint Michaelstraat 7, 5935 BL Steijl, The Netherlands
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Great place to come back and visit. Great to see Bear is back after being away. Last saw him 10 years ago and heard that he had been restored so a return visit was a must. Great to see him rolling his eyes now. Good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

One feels transported to a different time when one visits this museum. It has been left in its original condition, which probably will not please everyone. Among other things there are a lot of stuffed animals, which will probably be criticized by many visitors. Just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

There is an enormous collection of stuffed animals form all over the word. Although now politticaly incorrect it is impressive. Just immagine 80 years abo you could see a komodo varan or several hummingbirds. Alsof Nice collection of artifacts form countries where the missionaris went....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

After an introduction film of 15 minutes, to get an impression of the founding of the building. The selection of articles in the museum is of different kinds, animals, butterflies, local arts, etc etc You can have a nice walk around in the gardens.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank chrisgeldof
Reviewed November 14, 2017

The museum is still in the state as it was when it was set up. It takes you back to the 1930s. The collections are awesome. They are the silent witnesses of the good work done by the SVD missionaries all over the world. This...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

The heart of this museum are things like butterflies and taxidermied animals that the missionaries collected. There is a room in the front for other exhibits.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 266joseh
Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic and not what we were expecting. Beautiful museum. I'm very interested in the Victorian/Edwardian era, this museum is laid out in that style, unchanged for many years. Interesting exhibits, some fantastic and unique taxidermy exhibits. Loved it and would highly recommend if you're into...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

Wonderfully maintained and still in use monastery. Very intesring for children is the vaste collection of preparated animals. Large butterflies and creepy insects and spiders.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank ChristianH7
Reviewed January 31, 2016

This museum displays many items sent home by the missionaries working around the world. One room is dedicated to Africa, with drums, ceremonial staffs, masks, and more. A booklet provides info. about the items. Another room displays insects, including many butterflies, and spiders and other...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Reviewed December 11, 2015

A very nice museum with loads of stuffed animals and insects. Children love the brown bear at the entrance. The entrance fee is low and worth your money. You see a lot of interesting things from all over the world. Near the museum are a...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Iman R
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