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Archeon Museum Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Archeonlaan 1, 2408 ZB Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands

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About Archeon Museum Park

Museumpark Archeon is an open -air museum and educational experience park in Alphen aan den Rijn in South Holland that shows life in the Netherlands during prehistory , Roman times and the Middle Ages . It uses archaeological reconstructions, reenacting daily activities in which visitors can participate and exhibiting original historical objects. The park was granted museum status in 2015 .


Attractions Near Archeon Museum Park

Bird Park Avifauna
Bird Park Avifauna3.06km from Archeon Museum Park

Vogelpark Avifauna is an animal park in Alphen aan den Rijn with an emphasis on birds.The park has lots of greenery and ponds , a restaurant , and a large playground with traditionally the highest sliding tower in the Netherlands. The park was owned by the Van der Valk group but has been a foundation since early 2012. The Avifauna Bird Park Foundation is committed to bird and nature conservation and has an ANBI status. Boat trips can also be made from the park.

Burcht van Leiden
Burcht van Leiden12.13km from Archeon Museum Park

Leiden Castle is one of the oldest surviving examples of a castle in the Netherlands. The building is located in the middle of Leiden , where the two arms of the Rhine converge. The circular structure is located on a motte , an artificial mound, and can be entered through a sandstone gate.

Museum Gouda
Museum Gouda12.17km from Archeon Museum Park

Museum Gouda is a museum in the Dutch city of Gouda. It was founded in 1874 as the Municipal Museum of Gouda by, among others, city illustrator JJ Bertelman and pastor JN Scheltema. The museum was located in the Arti Legi building on the Markt. The museum exhibits objects from the six most important Gouda pottery factories: Plateelbakkerij Zuid-Holland , Goedewaagen , Ivora , Zenith , Regina and Flora . There are also examples of the Plateelbakkerij Schoonhoven on display.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave
Rijksmuseum Boerhaave12.46km from Archeon Museum Park

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave is a museum of the history of science and medicine, based in Leiden, Netherlands.The museum hosts a collection of historical scientific instruments from all disciplines, but mainly from medicine, physics, and astronomy. The museum is located in a building that was originally a convent in central Leiden.

National Museum of Antiquities
National Museum of Antiquities12.52km from Archeon Museum Park

This is the national archaeological museum of the Netherlands, located in Leiden. It grew out of the collection of Leiden University and still closely co-operates with its Faculty of Archaeology.

Hortus Botanicus Leiden
Hortus Botanicus Leiden12.52km from Archeon Museum Park

The Hortus Botanicus Leiden is the oldest surviving botanic garden in the Netherlands and was founded in 1590 at the Rapenburg in Leiden and owned by the university.The greenhouses with Victoria amazonica and other tropical plants, and the large collection of sub-tropical plants in the recently renovated Orangery and the new Winter Garden draw many visitors. The park itself is an oasis inside the old city, with many more interesting plants and trees.

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South Holland is a province of the Netherlands with a population of over 3.7 million. Its capital city is The Hague, but its largest city is Rotterdam. Not only is the province a popular tourist destination, but it also happens to be one of the most densely populated and industrialized areas of the world.

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