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a hidden Jewel in the heart of Maastricht

when we decided to visit the Museum we didn't know what to expect, but the exposition was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ralph F
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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set in an architectural classic building with new details, the ladies of the reception were most... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Brian038_13
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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

when we decided to visit the Museum we didn't know what to expect, but the exposition was very interesting and covering several historical events. the building itself is beautiful and the mix between the old and the new is well done. the café is also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ralph F
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The red colour of the facade is certainly very eye catching. This is recommended in my guidebook but I wasn't too sure what to expect. When I got there, there's a banner outside on exhibitions by 3 Dutch woman artists. I was interested and so...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ayAroundTheWorld
Reviewed 30 January 2018

set in an architectural classic building with new details, the ladies of the reception were most helpful and the best in promoting the museum

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Brian038_13
Reviewed 15 December 2017

And this in immediately the most interesting part of the museum; a 16th century building where Charles V used to dwell sometimes. Some modern parts were added to support the museum operation, but there are walls to see and rooms to visit. Regarding the exposition...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We came expecting to learn a little about the history of Maastricht but not so. The powers that be have decided to put all the historical exhibits into cold storage or return them to the donors. None of the guide books or Tourist information office...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Daphne S, Marketing & Communication at Museum aan het Vrijthof, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Dear Rosssmack, We are so sorry you were disappointed by your visit to our Museum. It is correct that we have not been a Museum about the history of Maastricht since the last 3-4 years. We now focus more on contemporary art, photography and pop...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

When we visited this museum an exhibition about Tasschen Verlag was going on. A private collection with addtions by the Tasschen company itself. They even came from Germany with the whole team to admire the exhibition and were thrilled. The building is a mix of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 26 July 2017

A lovely place for a quiet drink and cake even if you don't want to go into the museum. It really is worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank nanettegeorge
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The museum we visited dealt more with war and had an American tank and sentry box outside with helmet which you could put on and rifle which although not working could give you an impression of what it was like. The rooms though small were...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Colin M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Depending on the exhibition, this may be a nice place to visit. We saw the Taschen exhibition which is ok when you know something about this person, but there is not much else to see. Staff super friendly and helpful, nice place for a coffee...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Captain_Cee
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Besides it being a museum, it has a lovely lounge/bar area, with great coffee and cakes and fantastic (free) music on Sunday mornings (wide range) from 11 a.m. Come early for a seating place!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BettineFlesseman
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