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Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Frans Hals Museum

Frans Hals Museum

Frans Hals Museum

The Frans Hals Museum is a museum located in Haarlem, just outside of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Established in 1862, the museum today is split into two locations.

The Frans Hals Museum with two locations: Hof (located on Groot Heiligland) and Hal (located on Grote Markt).

The primary collection includes its famous Frans Hals paintings, plus over 100 artworks seized from Catholic churches in the 1580s after the Protestant Reformation, and Haarlem art rescued from demolished local buildings from the 15th century onwards.

Highlights of the Frans Hals Museum

  • Regents of the Old Men’s Almshouse, by Frans Hals, 1664
  • Regentesses of the Old Men’s Almshouse, by Frans Hals, 1664
  • Capture of Damietta by Haarlem crusaders by Cornelis Claesz

Frans Hals Museum

  • Name:                    Frans Hals Museum
  • City:                       Haarlem, near Amsterdam
  • Country:                Netherlands
  • Established:          1862
  • Type:                     Arts Museum
  • Location:               Groot Heiligland 62, Haarlem, Netherlands

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Map for the Frans Hals Museum

Haarlem, Netherlands Museums

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Photo Credit: 1) Dguendel / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)

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