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Frans Hals Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting

Groot Heiligland 62, 2011 ES Haarlem, Netherlands


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About Frans Hals Museum

A majestic museum, which was established in 1862. In 1950, the museum was split in two locations when the collection of modern art was moved to the Museum De Hallen. The main collection, including its famous 17th-century Frans Hals paintings, for which the museum is named, is located in the former Oude Mannenhuis on the Groot Heiligland.

Attractions Near Frans Hals Museum

St.-Bavokerk0.56km from Frans Hals Museum

A Reformed Protestant church and former Catholic cathedral located on the central market square (Grote Markt) in the Dutch city of Haarlem. Another Haarlem church called the Cathedral of Saint Bavo now serves as the main cathedral for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Haarlem-Amsterdam.

Teylers Museum
Teylers Museum0.63km from Frans Hals Museum

Teylers Museum is the first and oldest museum in the Netherlands. The historic centre of the museum is the neoclassical Oval Room, which was built behind the house of Pieter Teyler van der Hulst, the so-called Fundatiehuis. Pieter Teyler was a wealthy cloth merchant and banker of Scottish descent, who bequeathed his fortune for the advancement of religion, art, and science. He was a Mennonite and follower of the Scottish Enlightenment.

Windmill De Adriaan (1779)
Windmill De Adriaan (1779)1.02km from Frans Hals Museum

Windmill De Adriaan is a 18th-century riverside windmill with scenic views, an educational museum & guided tours. Zandvoort, Netherlands. Although it looks very old, the present structure is actually a replica of the original mill, built in 1778 on the foundations of an ancient defensive tower by Adriaan de Boois. Originally the mill ground tufa – a type of limestone – to trass, which was used for cement and paint. It also milled seashells and oak bark.

Zuid-Kennemerland National Park
Zuid-Kennemerland National Park3.55km from Frans Hals Museum

A beautiful conservation area on the west coast of the province of North Holland. It was established in 1995. The park is situated west of Haarlem in the province of North Holland in the west of the Netherlands. It is located within the municipalities of Bloemendaal, Velsen, and Zandvoort. It includes the southern portion of the region known as Kennemerland.

Muiderslotweg4.87km from Frans Hals Museum

Muiden Castle is a castle in the Netherlands, located at the mouth of the Vecht river, some 15 kilometers southeast of Amsterdam, in Muiden, where it flows into what used to be the Zuiderzee. It is one of the better known castles in the Netherlands and featured in many television shows set in the Middle Ages. Circuit Zandvoort Circuit Zandvoort6.19km from Frans Hals Museum

Circuit Zandvoort, known for sponsorship reasons as Circuit Zandvoort, and previously known as Circuit Park Zandvoort until 2017, is a 4.259 km motorsport race track located in the dunes north of Zandvoort, Netherlands, near the North Sea coast line. It returned to the Formula One calendar in 2021 as the location of the revived Dutch Grand Prix.

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