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Frans Hals Museum

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Neighbourhood: Centrum
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Address: Groot Heiligland 62, 2011 ES Haarlem, The Netherlands
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+31 23 511 5775
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12:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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This small museum focuses on the works of Frans Hals, 17th-century portrait...

This small museum focuses on the works of Frans Hals, 17th-century portrait painter.

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2 Hour Private Walking Tour of Haarlem

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Included with the admission is the audioguide. So helpful and the museum is laid out beautifully. In an old almshouse it was a former orphanage Everything about the museum i... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum has works of Frans Hall and his contemporaries as well. There is a guided tour, unfortunately our guide was terrible, spent 10-15 minutes lecturing on one piece. She did not read her audience as we were tired from a long day of touring. She also asked us questions about the art and if we didn't have the answer... More 

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ft lauderdale, florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Included with the admission is the audioguide. So helpful and the museum is laid out beautifully. In an old almshouse it was a former orphanage Everything about the museum i loved. From the movie in the beginning about FH to the doll house and the fresh flowers in the museum. The house itself is spectacular. Lovely to see!

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Frans Hals Museum is both a beautiful building and a fantastic museum because of its collection. The collection of Frans Hals paintings is unique in its quality and total pieces and variety. One of the best dutch painters ever!

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful museum in a wonderful town. This museum is included in the MuseumKaart ticket, which allows access to multiple museums in Amsterdam, too. If you enjoy the Dutch Masters in general, and Frans Hals in particular, you will not be disappointed. Haarlem is a quick and easy train ride from Amsterdam. We arrived early enough to enjoy the market before... More 

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Hampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum features not only old paintings but items best described as art nouveau + an amazing Dolls House. Once you have acquired a city map the Museum is easy to find located down a quaint side street. After you've perused the exhibits there's a pleasant cafe & the inevitable gift shop ! Audio guide with headphones available + descriptions of... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This town is very pretty with cobbled streets and only 15 minutes by train from Amsterdam Station. A 15 minute walk brings to a very pretty side street with beautiful old houses and this museum It has the largest number anywhere of works by Frans Hal's in a beautiful setting. There is a pretty outside partners garden and an inner... More 

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I've never had much of an interest in art but wanted to try the museum and learn some cultural history. Tickets were 12.50 for an adult, and please be aware you'll need a euro for the locker as they don't allow you to take bags inside. The museum features 28 rooms of paintings from Hals, as well as other important... More 

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Thank Elliot G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our time there was brief but it is a fairly small museum so that was not much of an issue. Enjoyed our first interaction with the Dutch paintings and the museum was easy to complete in our short time

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is relatively small so not too challenging to visit. Paintings are not only by Frans Hals but are a good selection, also there are other objects like a dolls house etc. There is a charming courtyard in the centre where one can sit and relax. Also there is a lovely souvenir shop.

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Edmonton
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought there would be more of his work at the museum and so I was a little disappointed. The courtyard was beautiful though.

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