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Museum de Zwarte Tulp

Grachtweg 2a | 'Het Vierkant', 2161 HN Lisse, The Netherlands
+31 252 417 900
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Museum of the Black Tulip

After our visit to Keukenhof we just had to pop into this little museum in Lisse which contains a... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Taxidiotissa
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Coulsdon, Surrey
Disappointed with the lack of English descriptions

I am sure this is a very interesting museum if you can read Dutch. Otherwise, it is frustrating... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Peter V
,
Boulder, Colorado
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
29 Apr 2017
“Museum of the Black Tulip”
21 Mar 2017
“For guests this museum is an absolute eye-opener for the bulb-history.”
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Grachtweg 2a | 'Het Vierkant', 2161 HN Lisse, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

After our visit to Keukenhof we just had to pop into this little museum in Lisse which contains a 17 metre long time line of Dutch flower bulb history including the mystery of the black tulip (a black tulip is actually not possible, but combining...More

Thank Taxidiotissa
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I am sure this is a very interesting museum if you can read Dutch. Otherwise, it is frustrating. The audio guide in English only covers a few items and is not very helpful. For instance, the on entry on tulip history describes the craze for...More

Thank Peter V
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Quite a small museum, but with an interesting special about wallpaper with flower design. Also the history of flowerbulb growing in Holland. Not much for children though. Well worth the time if you are in Lisse.

Thank acdourlein
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Whenever we have to entertain friends, family from overseas, or someone interested in Lisse and region, we always include The Zwarte Tulp, d'Ever, and a coffee or lunch at the Vierkant, downtown Lisse and marvel the slightly damaged Libanon Cedertree where a big branch was...More

Thank hermanschotanus
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This was a really fascinating museum which went into the history of bulb-growing (particularly for tulips). The staff were friendly and helpful, it had a good gift shop and a beautiful display of paintings.

Thank John P
Reviewed 14 July 2014

This small museum is in the centre of Lisse. It tells you about the history of the Dutch bulb. The cultivating, multiplying and exporting the bulb in the past. A film shows you the coming of tulp in Europe, and in the Netherland in the...More

2  Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 6 May 2014

nothing interesting to see, unless you're a specialist otherwise the place is very boring. Better to spend time elsewhere (Keukenhof).

Thank Lorenzo B
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Limited opening (Closed Monday and only open between 13:00 and 17:00 on other days). good exhibits. Description cards in every room informing of exhibits and background. Some DVD presentations in multi language, others only in Dutch which is not helpful to non dutch speakers. well...More

Thank tripsrme
Reviewed 6 October 2012

This is just a museum, that you would easy skip because it is small. But go and see and you will notice that it is very nice and interesting. The volenteers give you information about the Lisse area. And information about flowers in general but...More

1  Thank dutchDenHaag
Reviewed 8 July 2012

This small but interesting museum is situated in the center of Lisse. It shows how tulips get planted and how new sorts created. You can see old tools for the treatment of the tulip fields. Speak to the volontares who work there, they will tell...More

3  Thank pore
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