Veenkoloniaal Museum, Veendam

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  • I'm not informed if there is such thing as prize given to the best museum in NL, but Veenkoloniaal Museum Veendam is Nr.1 at least on my list. In respect to permanent collection many museums do...  more »
  • Yes, there actually is peat ("veen" in Dutch) in this museum, and the history and origination of the peat material is explained, but there is more. The "Veenkoloniaal museum", situated in an...  more »
  • Good place to learn about the local peat industry and how it affected the local communities
  • A wonderful time travel experience with walk through dioramas depicting the story of the peat ( Veen ) region of the northern Netherlands. Museum also shows the development of the shipbuilding paper and starch industries through to modern times. When we visited there was also an art exhibition of the current 'Groninger Ploeg' or Society of artists with some stunning works. Was a lovely day out. Museum has a well catered cafĂ© as well. Worth a visit.
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