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Museum Beelden aan Zee

Harteveltstraat 1, 2586 EL Scheveningen, The Hague, The Netherlands
+31 70 358 5857
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beautiful museum on a very beautiful spot

Nice museum with beautiful sculptures on a very spectacular spot near the sea and beach of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marie-Louise B
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Good museum

I’m not sure if I would visit this museum in case if I didn’t have museum card which give free of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
navigator009
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Museum Beelden aan Zee focuses exclusively on contemporary sculpture. The museum was founded in 1994 and now holds nearly one thousand sculptures and several hundreds of medals. This is the only Dutch museum which specializes in exhibiting sculpture. The collection holds work from sculptors as diverse as Armando, Stephan Balkenhol, Iris Le Rütte, Tony Cragg, Per Kirkeby, Giacomo Manzú, Kiki Smith, Igor Mitoraj, Jan Meefout , Berlinde De Bruyckere, Shinkichi Tajiri and Cornelis Zitman.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Harteveltstraat 1, 2586 EL Scheveningen, The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice museum with beautiful sculptures on a very spectacular spot near the sea and beach of Scheveningen.

Thank Marie-Louise B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not sure if I would visit this museum in case if I didn’t have museum card which give free of charge entry. The philosophy and manner of expression of Tirzo Martha is not my favorite style. Combinations of the used toilet seat, rusty beds...More

Thank navigator009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The exhibits are always beautiful and well-groomed. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. Beautiful fixed collection. Simple restaurant with tasty lunch dishes.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

There is a tendency for art museum to run from one exhibition the the next. Due to cicumstances Beelden aan Zee shows a selection from its own collection of sculptures, inbetween other exhibitions. That is a nice formula where the museum's rich collection gets the...More

Thank JohnSt_2
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The museum Sculptures near the sea is a very good sculpture museum. It has changing exhibits as wel a permanent collection on show. It offers a variety of styles. There is an inside as well as outside exhibition. Well worth a visit!

Thank Aliza T
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Really really worth checking out - an open air museum on the beach, on the dunes, bigger-than-you sculptures. I just loved it! You just stroll along the beach and on one side there's the ocean and on the other you see these massive sculptures, it...More

Thank Tunde M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I would say that this museum, easily to reach by public transport, is a must. Well designed, in the dunes of Scheveningen, it is a real gem with their own collection and their fine exhibits of modern art, time and again.

Thank n_wiedenhof
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We visites this place 10 years ago and nothing has changed. Many museums have reached out to the public, have become interactive, supply audio tours. This one only rarely shows any information beyond title and author. No learning opportunity other than by guides tour. Most...More

Thank inge w
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Lovely place where you sometimes have to wonder what is and is't part of the exposition. Do not miss the permanent collection and the carvings. And do not miss the sculptures outside the museum, they continue on and next to the boulevard.

Thank wardtmar
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Art in a uniek spot. Permanent as wel as changing art. Been there 3 times now and impressed every time.

Thank Catharina29
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