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Drents Museum, Assen

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The Drents Museum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈdrɛnts myˈzeːjʏm]) is an art and history museum in Assen, Drenthe, in the Netherlands. The museum was opened in 1854. It has a collection of prehistorical artifacts, applied art, and visual art. The museum also has temporary exhibitions. In 2013, it had 227,000 visitors.

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  • Today, I spent 1,5 h with My husband to visit the paintings of the Barbizon exhibition. We loved it, as it was well documented and we saw various styles of paintings. It was not too busy, you could...  more »
  • The Drents Museum has a good parking place within a 2 min. walk. We went there for the Sprezzatura exhibtion which was with some top paintings really worth seeing. The rest of the museum is OK but.....  more »
  • Pleasantly surprised by this museum! Beautiful building, friendly staff and excellent exhibitions. It's a long ride into the country but definitely worth the visit. Make sure you don't miss their Nubia exhibition! Nice museum cafe too.
  • Very nice museum. Would have enjoyed a larger local history collection, which they surely have. The “living puppet-house” presentation is outright fantastic.
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