Bargerveen Nature Reserve - Things to Know Before Visiting
Hogeweg, Zwartemeer, Netherlands
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About Bargerveen Nature Reserve
Bargerveen Nature Reserve is a nature reserve in the Dutch province of Drenthe that has been included in the Natura 2000 ecological network. The reserve consists of stretches of peat bogs, moors and heaths with expanses of water and wetlands. The area sees a tremendous variety of fauna, especially birds and is, therefore designated a special protection area under the decree of the European Union Directive on the Conservation of Wild Birds.
Attractions Near Bargerveen Nature Reserve
The Industrieel Smalspoormuseum is a narrow - gauge industrial railway museum in the Amsterdamscheveld district of the village of Emmen-Erica in the Dutch province of Drenthe . It is close to the village of Emmen-Weiteveen .Founded in 1984, the museum is located on a 6-hectare site on the Dommerskanaal . In this area, peat was processed into peat litter by the Griendtsveen Turfstrooisel Maatschappij until 1983 .
Museum Veenpark is an open -air museum in Barger-Compascuum, Drenthe , Netherlands . With an area of 160 hectares, including the outdoor area that can only be reached by light railway , it is one of the largest open-air museums in Europe. In the entrance building, the permanent exhibition Veenomenale Hondsrug shows the history of the moor and peat extraction below the Hondsrug ridge, as well as the cultivation of buckwheat in the days of the moor pioneers.
The Harmonium Museum Netherlands is a museum dedicated to the harmonium , a keyboard instrument that produces tones by means of air pressure. It has the largest harmonium collection in the world with 250 harmoniums, 150 of which are on display. In addition, there are special instruments on display, due to their nature or former player, and there is a large theater where singing workshops and performances are given. A large number of instruments in the museum have been restored and can be played.
A majestic and beautiful museum contains a collection of over seventy thousand objects and books that were collected by Jans Brands during his lifetime. The ‘crown jewel’ of the museum is a complete medieval register from 1382, which contains a summary of all the feudal lords and their holdings that had sworn fealty to the then bishop of Utrecht, Floris van Wevelinkhoven.
The Grote Rietplas is a landscaped recreational lake on the south side of Emmen . It was built in the late 90s of the twentieth century after years of haggling over finances. In 1993 and 1994 the municipality of Emmen was also duped by scammer Rob Jacob for about three million euros. He was going to have hundreds of luxury bungalows built there, but before that he ran off abroad with the money from the municipality of Emmen, construction companies and the ING Bank and fled to India.
Van Gogh House is a cultural site in Nieuw-Amsterdam, in the province of Drenthe in the Netherlands. The painter Vincent van Gogh stayed here for two months in 1883; the house is now a museum. You can visit Van Gogh’s room. His bed is still in the same place, his art supplies and paint are ready for use. It looks like Van Gogh left for a walk and may come back any time soon.
Where is Bargerveen Nature Reserve
Discover More Attractions in Drenthe, Where Bargerveen Nature Reserve Is Located
Drenthe is a province of the Netherlands located in the northeastern part of the country. The oldest remains of settlements in Holland were found in this province: the mysterious hune beds. But Drenthe also boasts varied natural landscapes: peat swamps, heathlands, and sand drifts. In short, Drenthe is well worth a visit.