Museums in Eindhoven

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Following are some popular Eindhoven museums that tourists can visit when they are in this Dutch city.

Van Abbemuseum

Located at Bilderdijklaan 10, this is one of the best museums for contemporary and modern art. The museum has various collections that feature artworks collected right from 1908. There are over 2700 pieces of sculptures, paper works, paintings and video works. The Van Abbemuseum also has works of famous artists like Chagall, Theo van Doesburg, Picasso, El Lissitzky and Appel. The museum is open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 11 a. m. to 5 p.m. On Thursdays it is open till 9 p.m.

Historical Open Air Museum

This is a one of a kind museum that tourists must visit when they come to Eindhoven. Situated at Boutenslaan, this museum can take visitors back in time to the Middle Ages and prehistoric times. The museum has historical and cultural exhibitions, including several archeological objects. Visitors can stroll along the farm houses that are centuries old, herb gardens and hayricks. They can also try their hands at being a blacksmith or brewing their own beer. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from April to October and from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. from November to March. Tickets are about $8 for adults and about $4 for children.

Kempenland Museum

Situated at St Anthoniusstraat 5-7, the Kempenland Museum is housed in the old Steentjeskerk. This museum displays the culture and history of Kempenland, which surrounds Eindhoven . There is a permanent collection of artifacts that are grouped into four different themes. These include religion, sculpture, history and fine art. Every year, the museum organizes a series of changing exhibitions. The museum is open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. from Tuesdays to Sundays. Ticket prices for this museum are approximately $4.50 for adults and about $3 for children.

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DAF Museum

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Interesting museum for DAF-lovers. You can see cars/motorbikes and scooters of this Dutch brand.

address: Tongelresestraat 27

tel.: (+31) (0)40 244 43 64

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Van Abbemuseum

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This is one of Europe's leading museums for modern art. The Van Abbemuseum collection covers a period of about 100 years. In total the museum now owns roughly 2700 works of art, of which 1000 are works on paper, 700 are paintings and 1000 are sculptures, installations and video works. The collections international reputation is due to the fine quality of the individual works of art, some of which are world famous like Picasso, Kandinsky, Mondriaan and Appel. An absolute must to visit!

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tel:+31 (0)40 238 10 00
openingHours:Open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday open until 9 p.m.
url:www.vanabbemuseum.nl
address:Bilderdijklaan 10

Museum Kempenland

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Eindhoven is situated in the district Kempenland. To get to know some of its history pay a visit to the Kempenland Museum in the 'steentjeskerk'. This museum is a great place to spend a few hours.

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Klompenmuseum de Platijn

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When your interested in the real Dutch wooden shoes, yes, yes, yes, see how they are made in this museum which is situated in Best.

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address:Broekdijk 12, Best
tel:(+31) (0)499 37 12 47

Philips first bulb factory

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The city of Eindhoven got most of its fame from the Philips factory which you really should visit.

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Prehistoric open-air museum Eindhoven

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For lots of crafts and archeological foundings go to this beautiful museum at the Boutenslaan 161b, (+31) (0)40 252 22 81

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