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Frans Hals Museum

Groot Heiligland 62, 2011 ES Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 511 5775
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This small museum focuses on the works of Frans Hals, 17th-century portrait painter.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Groot Heiligland 62, 2011 ES Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 511 5775
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the Hahahaha Exhibition : Humor In Art, which runs in to January 2018. Focusing on rude or double entendre art, it was a refreshing change to the usual art imagery invoking the typical patron’s endless devoutness, virginity, wealth, or studiousness. Some of it really...More

Thank springlering
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Entrance fee is €17.50. The museum is in one of the small and characteristic streets of old Haarlem. Frans Hals is one of the many Golden Age painters. I personally love these kind of artworks. It gives you a inside view of that time. Paintings...More

Thank Ativoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful museum with a nice architecture of the building. Its situated in an area with full of heritage buildings and very cool area. All the paintings if Frans Hals are great but some works I didn't really like so much. Doll house...More

Thank Karan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting museum. My wife loved the leather wallpaper in one of the rooms. The art work was good but not on the caliber of some of the Amsterdam museums. I highly recommend that the reader get a museum pass if they intend to see more...More

Thank Barney L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum a couple weeks ago and thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits. There was an exhibit of paintings related to comedy and Dutch Masters. Quite different than any paintings of this genre I have seen to date and worth seeing. Very nice gift shop...More

Thank muir_claire
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is located around a mile away from Haarlem railway station in Groot Heiligland. There was an exhibition called the Art of Laughter on display which I found indifferent, although there were some good Hals paintings in this and a very early Rembrandt. Apart...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We went to the Frans Hals Museum with our tour group from Viking River Cruises. I was very impressed with the museum and selection.

Thank ddunngross
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The museum building is great, and you find a very good selection of art from many local artists, naturally many from Frans Hals..

Thank Terppa
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This museum features a number of paintings by Hals, but also by many other painters. Tempory exhibitions tend to be very attractive, so do regularly check their website.

Thank GJK1962-6
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Loved the movie that explained the significance of Hals. Some lovely works by him here. Other painting and items were also very interesting and fantastic explanations posted that put them in historical context. Half he museum was closed but still had a first rate experience

Thank Mark B
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Response from edbot | Reviewed this property |
Take the train from Amsterdam Central station to Haarlem main station. Walk into the centre and walk on to the second bridge, don't cross that bridge but turn left along the canal and take the second street on the left. It... More