4 museums that you can visit online

Stay at home on the couch and experience the most impressive museums in the Netherlands. Watch the fantastic paintings by Rembrandt while you get all the information about the painting in question via a podcast. There is a lot to do for young and old, so what are you waiting for? Go quickly to one of these websites and admire the art today and visit a museum virtually!

1. Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum is a museum that can be found on the Museumplein in Amsterdam. The Rijksmuseum mainly houses Dutch art from the 17th century, including from Dutch masters such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and Hals.

With the newly introduced ‘Rijksmuseum at home’, the Rijksmuseum offers, among other things, 700,000 works of art online, the website also offers the possibility to listen to podcasts about special works of art and with the Rijksmuseum app it is also possible to take a virtual tour of the museum. to get.

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The Rijksmuseum building in the evening

2. Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum is, as the name suggests, a museum dedicated to Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh. Like the Rijksmuseum, the museum can be found on the Museumplein in Amsterdam. The collection contains more than 200 paintings, 500 drawings and 700 letters by Vincent Van Gogh.

With the online version of the Van Gogh museum, there are 10 different things to look at, these are topics for young and old. The following options are available on the website: Coloring pages, School lessons for home (primary and secondary education), stories about Vincent’s life and work, Vincent’s letters, Van Gogh Museum Podcast, unravel Van Gogh app, view online collection, look inside the museum , Van Gogh movie night and your daily portion of Van Gogh. So plenty of choice!

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Van Gogh museum building

3. Teylers Museum Haarlem

The Teylers museum is a museum for science and art in the Dutch city of Haarlem. The museum is mainly aimed at children. It was founded in 1778 as a book and ‘konstzael’ a public venue for art and science. The museum has the oldest Dutch museum hall, the interior of which has been kept almost in its original state.

 

The oldest museum in the Netherlands has developed the app “Grand Masters”, which allows students to be taken into the world of grand masters such as Michelangelo, Rembrandt and Rafaël. A digital picture book and coloring pictures are also among the tips of the museum to learn more about these grandmasters.

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Building Teylers museums Haarlem

4. Naturalis

Naturalis is a research institute and natural history museum in the South Holland city of Leiden. In terms of size, the collection is one of the top 5 in the world and counted over 42 million objects in 2015. The museum provides information about the biodiversity on Earth.

During this time, Naturalis offers access to the Dutch natural history collections via a BioPortal. The museum also has an app in which a tour of the museum is given by biologist Freek Vonk.

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Naturalis HTS

Stay at home on the couch and experience the most impressive museums in the Netherlands. Watch the fantastic paintings by Rembrandt while you get all the information about the painting in question via a podcast. There is a lot to do for young and old, so what are you waiting for? Go quickly to one of these websites and admire the art today!

If you want to visit a number of other museums when the measures allow this, click here for an overview of these museums.