The Limburgs Museum is a dynamic cultural history museum for families. It tells the story of Limburg an her inhabitants.

The Limburg Museum is one of the three provincial museums in Limburg. The other two are the Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade and the Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht

How it started.

The Province of Limburg and the municipality of Venlo decided to establish an institute that to manage and research the Limburg heritage and at the same time make it available to the public. From then on, the new organization collected objects. The base was two existing collections, that of the Venlose Goltzius Museum and the Limburg Volkskundige Centrum in Limbricht.

Life in medieval cities in Limburg.

200 years of history.

You will get an inside into the last two centuries of the province of Limburg. It starts with the French period that has a major influence on the political, economic and religious development of the Netherlands, and thus Limburg.
Learn about the very beginning of the province of Limburg, about the languages ​​and dialects that are spoken, about social relationships and so much more.

A day out for the whole family

Visual spectacle of authentic objects, documents, pictures, movie footage and surprising themed rooms will lead you through time. Experience to work in the factories of Petrus Regout and sit at the table with a miner’s family.

Free guided tour on every last Sunday of the month.

The collection.

In the meantime, the collection of 72,000 registered objects is divided between the collections of Archeology – which belongs to the top of the Netherlands – image culture and cultural history. The collection covers a quarter of a million years: so old are the first traces we have found from ‘Limburgers’.

72000 objects

The story of humans in Limburg is central and is supported by the collection. The museum has an extensive archaeological collection, of which the oldest pieces originate from the Neolithic.

The popular collection includes carnival related items, devotionalia, agricultural tools, kitchenware and textiles (including clothing). In addition, the museum has several exhibitions every year, events and events are more frequent and the museum regularly records historical film in the theater hall.
The origin of Limburg.

Practical info.

Opening hours:
Tuesday – Sunday
From 11:00h to 17:00h

Open on the following Mondays and holidays:
-16 and 17 April (Easter)
-24 April and 1 May 2017 (spring school holidays)
-27 April (King’s Day)
-25 May (Ascension Day)
-4 and 5 June (Pentecost)
-16 and 23 October 2017 (autumn school holidays)
-20, 27 November and 4 December (Warehouse of Sint Nicholas)
-26 December (Boxing Day).

-1 January (New Year’s Day)
-25 to 28 February 2017 (Carnival)
-25 December (Christmas Day)

Youth 4-17 year: € 7,00*
Adults 18+: € 11,00*
Family (max. 2 adults, 3 children): € 33,00*
Dutch Museum card: free*
* Prices include a free consumption (coffee, tea, ranja) or € 1,00 discount on other drinks.
If you order your tickets online, you receive a discount. Please check the website for further price info.

Pets are not allowed, with the exception of registered guide dogs.
The museum is wheelchair accessible.

Keulsepoort 5
5911 BX Venlo
Tel: +31-(0)77-352 2112