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Openluchtmuseum het Hoogeland

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Glimpse into Dutch past

Very interesting open air museum spread out over two dozen buildings and grounds, showing how life... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
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Very interesting

We enjoyed our two hours here looking at the little houses and artefacts. The vets house appealed... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Fareham, United Kingdom
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Schoolstraat 4, 9989 AG Warffum, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very interesting open air museum spread out over two dozen buildings and grounds, showing how life was lived 75-200 years ago. Pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. Nice cafe and shop.

Thank WDC66
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our two hours here looking at the little houses and artefacts. The vets house appealed to us with the various instruments for dealing with animals. The Jewish butchers house was also interesting. We could park immediately outside the museum. The cafe was good...More

Thank BobH764
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is the Groningen take on life of about 100 years ago. Although there are about 20 buildings open to look around, it is noticeable that it is on a much smaller scale than (say) Enkhuizen. None the less, we had an enjoyable visit and...More

Thank Des H
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Dive into local history, this museum not only show how people used to live, it also accurately shows lots of details and artisan's tools

Thank vkrajnak
Reviewed 15 July 2016

In the Netherlands a number of open air museums can be found, celebrating Dutch heritage. The "Zaanse Schans" has the highest profile, but I am sorry to say that this museum has become, in my opinion, a sort of tourist trap. But the Netherlands offers...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I travel to the Netherlands often and this was the most exciting trip I had. The open air museum is an excellent way to see the lifestyle of my ancestors. I was totally excited to finally see the schoolhouse where my grandmother attended as a...More

Thank beargoad
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

Fantastic mild NL spring weather meant we could explore all the exhibits. Beautiful gardens & displays. Set up for locals more than international tourists. Really worth a visit. Take tram around whole site first to get an overview. Left feeling fulfilled but definitely left enough...More

Thank 372julia
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

This open air museum provides an excellent opportunity to see all the history of Netherlands. It covers a wide array of everything that says Holland or Netherlands, including old to newer housing, gardens, businesses, shopping opportunities for unique food items and even some live performance...More

Thank Sheryl S
Reviewed 28 September 2014

It is an easy train ride from Groningen and well worth the trip. The town itself is lovely with many well maintained big old beautiful houses. It is surrounded by farm land as far as they eye can see, crossed by the ubiquitous canals. Also...More

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