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15x museums in North Brabant that you must visit

15x museums in North Brabant that you must visit

08 July 2022

Brabant has countless inspiring museums where art and culture come together. Did you know that Van Gogh was born and raised in North Brabant? Neunen is all about this world-famous artist. The Noordbrabants Museum also gives home to his beautiful paintings along with more Brabant artworks. We have listed 15 museums in North Brabant that you should visit:

1. Van Gogh Village & Museum Vicentre

Van Gogh grew up in North Brabant and has spent his time in various places. The North Brabant landscape has been the basis for all his work. Van Gogh spent most of his time in Neunen, so the village is dedicated to Van Gogh. You will find the Vincentre museum here, which is definitely worth a visit.

City: Neunen
Type of museum: Art and history
Adult admission: €9.00

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2. The North Brabant Museum

The Noordbrabants Museum has a wide collection of modern and historical art. Here you will find works of art by Van Gogh and Jeroen Bosch, as well as archaeological treasures from the province. With the beautiful collections you will be busy for more than 2-3 hours. The museum is located right in the center of Den Bosch.

City: Den Bosch
Type of museum: Art and history
Adult admission: €15.00

 

3. The Beguinage

When you walk through the gates of the Beguinage , you go back centuries in time and provide insight into the world of the Breda beguines. Right in the center of Breda you will find this oasis of peace and rich history. You can enter the Hof for free, but keep in mind that people live there. The adjacent Beguinage Museum is open on Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.

City: Breda
Type of museum: Heritage and history  
Adult admission: €2.00

 

4. Van Abbe Museum

The Van Abbemuseum is located in the center of Eindhoven and is a museum for contemporary art. Here you will find various exhibitions, artists and you can also watch various documentaries.

City: Eindhoven
Type of museum: Contemporary art  
Adult admission: 13.00

 

5. The Textile Museum

The TextielMuseum is located in the former textile factory in Tilburg. In this museum, design, art, fashion, heritage and innovation come together in one place. According to the TextielMuseum, this is the only place in the world where this unique combination comes together. Learn more about Tilburg's textile past here.

City: Tilburg
Type of museum: History
Adult admission: €12.50

 

6. National Monument Camp Vught

One of the most impressive museums in the Netherlands, National Monument Kamp Vught . On the basis of 32,000 personal stories you go through the history of Kamp Vught. From beginning to end

City: Vught
Type of museum: War
Adult admission: €11.00

 

7. DAF Museum

The DAF Museum focuses on Van Doorne's Automotive Factory, its success and history. From passenger cars, race cars and trucks... everything comes along in the museum. Did you know that to this day you see DAF on the highways?

City: Eindhoven
Type of museum: Car and history
Adult admission: €11.00

 

8. Philips Museum

The Philips Museum is now located in the very first light bulb factory of Philips. Gerard Philips made the first light bulb here in 1891. In this museum you will learn all about the history and see how Philips has grown into a global player.

City: Eindhoven
Type of museum: Technology
Adult admission: €11.00

 

 

 

9. Brabant Nature Museum

In Tilburg, opposite the central station, you will find the Nature Museum Brabant. The museum to visit with the family! Here you will learn everything about nature and imagine yourself in a completely different world.

City: Tilburg
Type of museum: Natural History

Adult admission: €12.50

 

10. Museum Helmond

Experience the 700-year-old castle story in the largest moated castle in the Netherlands, Helmond Castle! This apparition, right in the center, has an impressive story to tell. You can also visit the Kunsthal for various exhibitions.

City : Helmond
Type of museum: Heritage and history
Adult admission: €12.00

 

Photo: Museum Helmond

11. Biesbosch Museum Island

De Biesbosch National Park is one of the most unique nature reserves in Europe. Step into a whisper boat, rent a dinghy and spot the beavers in the water.. but definitely end your day with a visit to the Biesbosch Museum . Here you will learn everything about the origin of the area and why this area is so unique.

Location: National Park De Biesbosch
Type of museum: Natural History
Adult admission: €12.50

 

12. Design Museum

Do you like design? It is not only in Eindhoven that you will find museums devoted to contemporary art. You can also go on a journey through brand new projects and works of art in Den Bosch. Our tip: combine your visit to the Design Museum with the Noordbrabants Museum. These are in the same location.

City: Den Bosch
Type of museum: Design
Adult admission: €12.50

 

13. The Pont Museum

De Pont museum is a museum for contemporary art in Tilburg. This museum was founded by Jan de Pont and is a private museum. He wanted to continue to stimulate contemporary art with his career.

City: Tilburg
Type of museum: Contemporary art
Adult admission: €12.50

 

 

14. Municipal Museum

Do you want to get to know Breda? Pay a visit to the Municipal Museum ! With different and beautiful collections you will discover the art and history of Breda. You can ideally combine a visit to the Stedelijk Museum with a visit to the Beguinage, a 5-minute walk away.

City : Breda
Type of museum: Heritage and history
Adult admission: €12.50

 

15. Tongerlohuys

If you are in Roosendaal, you cannot miss a visit to the Tongerloheys. In the Tongorlohuys the story of Roosendaal is told and 5 icons take you through history. In the museum you can admire paintings, prints, applied art, textiles and all kinds of utensils.

City : Roosendaal
Type of museum: Heritage and history
Adult admission: N/A

 

Staying overnight at Bastion Hotels after your museum visit

Are you going to visit one or more of these museums? Combine your outing with an overnight stay at Bastion Hotels. View the hotels in North Brabant here !


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