Think you can't get enough of the city of Haarlem & want to discover even more?
Combine your canal cruise along the most beautiful spots of Haarlem with a visit to the oldest museum of the Netherlands, let your children step into the shoes of Frans Hals or discover the mystery of the mind in the Dolhuys.
Cruise along all highlights of Haarlem and then you can visit the Teylers Museum. The Teylers Museum is the oldest museum in the Netherlands, interesting for young and old, art lovers and people who would like to know more about the city of Haarlem. Admire Pieter Teyler’s private collection, which was donated to the museum after his death. Children can enjoy themselves with a fun workshop, a treasure hunt or colouring pictures.
Frans Hals Museum
Combine your boat trip along the most beautiful spots in Haarlem with a visit to the Frans Hals Museum, known as the “Museum of the Golden Age”. It contains the largest collection of the famous, Dutch painter Frans Hals. Half of this collection is modern art. You will also find paintings by other Dutch painters, such as Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem, Hendrick Goltzius and Karel van Mander. This gives you a good idea of the art of Haarlem in the Golden Age.
The museum is interesting for people who want to learn about the art and history of Haarlem. Are you bringing your children? Children can walk in the shoes of Frans Hals and make their own portrait.
The Dolhuys Museum
Want to solve the mystery of the mind? Then combine your canal tour of Haarlem with a visit to the Dolhuys. Also known as the Museum of the Mind. Everything revolves around the wonder and versatility of the mind. Learn more about mental health care, geriatric care and neurology. Discover how scientists, philosophers and artists tried to get a grip on the mind and all its conceptions. The thoughts of Aristotle, Freud and Buddha will all be discussed! Children can get to know their own book doubles in a fun, interactive way.