- Lovers of art and history are well catered for in Amersfoort.
Het MondriaanhuisSituated in the house of birth of the famous artist Piet Mondriaan, this museum is completely dedicated to his work and includes a reconstruction of his 1920’s Paris studio. Piet Mondriaan is known for his geometric, abstract art with horizontal and vertical lines. In temporary exhibitions you can also admire the work of artists who have been inspired by Mondrian.
- English descriptions of objects and artefacts.
- English brochures.
- Guided tours in English possible. Please make a reservation for a tour in English at least four days in advance via email@example.com.
From 5 October / January 11 you can admire works by the Dutch, Swedish artist Agatha Zethraeus (1872-1966). She was a student and model of Piet Mondriaan.
Telephone: +31 (0)33 – 460 01 70
www.mondriaanhuis.nl (Dutch only website)
Museum FlehiteHoused in buildings dating back to around 1540 the Museum Flehite hosts art exhibitions and artefacts that reflect the history of Amersfoort. Also, there are always wonderful temporary exhibitions in the field of modern and contemporary art or history and children can participate in workshops for children and children's tours.
- Dutch descriptions of objects and artefacts.
- English summary of history of Amersfoort available.
- Guided tours in English possible. Please make a reservation for a tour in English at least four days by telephone.
The show "Belgian refugees' gives an impression of the Belgians in the First World War in and around Amersfoort. The impressive exhibition can be seen from 28 September / January 4, 2015.
Telephone: +31 (0)33 – 247 11 00
www.museumflehite.nl (Dutch only website)
Kunsthal KAdEOrganises exhibitions of (modern) art, architecture, design and contemporary culture. KAdE is a friendly, lively place with a café and a shop. At the art gallery, you can also find tours, lectures and discussion evenings.
Telephone: +31 (0)33 – 422 50 30
www.kunsthalkade.nl (English and Dutch)
Kade presents from 28 September / January 4 "De Vierkantigste Rechthoek', composed by Belgian musician Tom Barman. The exhibition consists of modern, contemporary Belgian art.
Latin American Art Museum of Amersfoort (Lakma)The first Museum in The Netherlands dedicated to Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean, Central and South American contemporary art.
- English and Spanish descriptions of objects and artefacts.
- No brochures
- Guided tours in English and Spanish possible. For a guided tour in English or Spanish for groups consisting of more than ten persons please make a reservation.
Telephone: +31 (0) 33 - 465 86 86
www.lakma.nl (English, Espanol, Francais, Dutch)
Het Cavalerie MuseumHouses an exhibition relating to both early and modern cavalry of the Dutch army, spanning more than 425 years. A very fine collection of weapons, uniforms, paintings, vehicles and a remarkable collection silverware, it's all there. It is no coincidence that the Cavalry Museum is established in Amersfoort since 1881 cavalrymen are an important factor in the economic and social life in the city.
Bernhardkazerne, Barchman Wuytierslaan 198
Telephone: +31 (0)33 – 466 19 96
www.cavaleriemuseum.nl (Dutch only website)
Het Nationaal Militair Museum
Late October opens the National Military Museum in Soesterberg its doors. This leading museum is surprising and the story of the military guard will be told.
Eemhuis It is a remarkable cultural center with style. Many different cultural and educational disciplines work together to form the cultural heart of the city. So you will find the Library, Scholen in de Kunst, Kunsthal Kade and Archief Eemland. Inspiring activities are offered for all ages.