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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“golden age” (28 reviews)
“dolls house” (14 reviews)
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Groot Heiligland 62, 2011 ES Haarlem, The Netherlands
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"dolls house"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Frans Hals Museum is really worth a visit, even tough I have two suggestions to make: First, the documentary about the restoration of some pictures should have English subtitles - for the tourists. Second, the entrance fee of 25 Euros is, compared to the...More

Thank Tenzin513
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

I was impressed by the paintings qualitative, but also quantitative,and by the building itself. The museum is located in a small street and by entering the building you are directly aware that it was build centuries ago.

Thank Albert B
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Some great stories about the past of the Dutch people and of the way the different classes lived Shows the humor in various paintings from different artists as well as the house that was used as a orphanage in later years

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We recently visited the Frans Hals museum on a trip to Amsterdam. This Museum is a small gem which some really excellent examples of Dutch art. The special exhibit on humor was well done. The lighting isn’t ideal as there is a bit of a...More

Thank Paula C
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 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
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Reviewed 10 December 2017 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
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 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
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

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
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 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
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Reviewed 14 November 2017 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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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
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