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“Interesting” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Museum aan het Vrijthof

Museum aan het Vrijthof
Ranked #17 of 81 things to do in Maastricht
Certificate of Excellence
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hudson valley, ny
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67 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Museum aan het Vrijthof has a large collection of religious artwork that I found to be very interesting.

Visited July 2013
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Geneva, Switzerland
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148 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“An appalling use of expensive technology”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Not sure what this museum is trying to achieve by implementing RFID (radio frequency identification) technology to guide the visitor through this museum. The device opens some doors and triggers audio / video in different rooms. This audio is in"audible"! in some cases and can only handle one language at a time. An improvement would be if the device could handle earphones for every visitor?

The museum itself retraces 500 years in Maastricht and has some interesting pieces and videos but spoilt by the use of technology.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Ray B
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Kalmthout, Belgium
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
“Small”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

A small museum with a limited display. Tries to compensate by using projections and screens. Very friendly staff.

Visited June 2013
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Dusseldorf, Germany
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36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nice cafe too.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

In addition to being a museum, a good alternative to the main cafes on the square, with wonderful deco integrating old and new. Reading glasses are offered with the bill!

Visited May 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Good little museum”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

The interactive parts were really clever and fun, and its a fabulous building. Friendly staff, just very small for €8.

Visited May 2013
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Thank Beth B
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