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Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Kröller-Müller Museum

Kröller-Müller Museum

Kröller-Müller Museum

The Kröller-Müller Museum is a national art museum and sculpture garden, located in Otterlo in the Netherlands. The museum, founded in 1938 by art collector Helene Kröller-Müller within the grounds of her former estate, which is now a national park. It houses the second-largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh, after the Van Gogh Museum.

The museum’s collection includes works by Vincent van Gogh, Piet Mondrian, Georges-Pierre Seurat, Georges Braque, Paul Gauguin, Lucas Cranach, and Pablo Picasso.

The Kröller-Müller Museum is also famous for its large sculpture garden, within the forest park, of more than 75 acres (30 ha) and one of the largest in Europe, with an excellent collection of modern and contemporary sculptures. The collection includes works by Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore, Jean Dubuffet, Mark di Suvero, Lucio Fontana, Claes Oldenburg, Fritz Wotruba, Joep van Lieshout and many more.

Highlights of the Kröller-Müller Museum

Kröller-Müller Museum

  • Name:                Kröller-Müller Museum
  • City:                    Otterlo
  • Country:             Netherlands
  • Established:       1938
  • Type:                  Art Museum
  • Location:           Houtkampweg 6, Otterlo, Netherlands

A Virtual Tour of Netherland’s Museums

A Virtual Tour of European Museums

Map for Kröller-Müller Museum

Introductory film Kröller Müller Museum (English)

Kröller-Müller Museum – Van Gogh

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Photo Credit: 1) Richard Broekhuijzen / CC BY-SA )via Wikimedia Commons

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