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Best things to do in Haarlem

Science Museum
“This is the museum on art & science, it shows paintings and prints to fossils & scientific instruments.”
162 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The famous “Frans Hals”. a visit that is highly recommended if you like some history. ”
119 locals recommend
Museum
“for visiting inside and also for sitting on the terrace along the river Spaarne”
39 locals recommend
Museum
“The Corrie ten Boom Museum is located in the house where three generations of the Ten Boom family lived between 1837 and 1945 in the the Second World War. ”
30 locals recommend
History Museum
“about the history of Psychiatry in the historical building "Pest-House" of Haarlem”
30 locals recommend
Museum
“De Hallen Haarlem is the museum for modern and contemporary art in Haarlem. Two times a year, De Hallen Haarlem organises a cluster of exhibitions dealing with current developments in the visual arts. In them, the museum offers a platform for artists from the Netherlands and other countries, with the accent on photography and video art. The large annual summer exhibition at De Hallen Haarlem draws from its own collection of classic modern art and provides viewing pleasure for a wide audience.”
19 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The castle of Brederode dates from 1180 and housed 18 different lord up to 1679. Today you can visit the castle from March until end of October. From November until March the castle is closed because of the bats which then have their winter wake. However in spring/summer you can visit the castle and see the bats :) There are 9 different bat species living on the castle. Check the website for more information.”
11 locals recommend
Museum
“This should definitely be the first stop for anyone visiting the beautiful city of Haarlem”
6 locals recommend
History Museum
1 local recommends
Museum
“Local art association, every 5 weeks there is a new exhibition in the Vishal. Open six days a week. Admission is free!”
2 locals recommend
Museum
“Every Friday there is this organic market at a small square in the centre of Haarlem. The atmosphere is friendly and you can find fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, mushrooms, bread, nuts, and cheese. Also, there are two coffee bars at the square that serve great coffee. Mogador and Stach.”
5 locals recommend
Museum
2 locals recommend
Museum
1 local recommends
Art Gallery
1 local recommends