Housed in the painter's town of Haarlem, Frans Hals Museum represents the largest repository of the famed Dutch artist's works in the world. Spending most of his life in Holland, Hals specialized in leaving his paintings with a "rough" finish. Visit the museum and peruse its collection of more than 750 paintings and works spread out over numerous galleries and exhibitions. Inspect Hals' "loose brushwork" up-close to fully appreciate the sense of life and movement it brought to his art, perhaps his most notable trademark. You can listen to an audio tour, included in your admission, or download the museum's smartphone app for more in-depth information along the way. Don't miss seeing the facility's collection of religious artwork and Haarlem-related artifacts also on display. Work out when and for how long to visit Frans Hals Museum and other Haarlem attractions using our handy Haarlem trip itinerary maker app.
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Tours to Frans Hals Museum
$10 BOOK WITH VIATOR Cultural and Historical Audio guided walking tour Tour of Haarlem
Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Frans Hals Museum reviews
One of my Favorites! We only went to the part of Frans Hals with the old art - not the building with the modern art. I had goosebumps! The film at the start of your visit should not be missed... more »
What a great museum. Not huge, but still definitely worth the money, we were there for just over an hour-and-a-half. The Frans Hals group portraits were particularly impressive. The free audio guide..... more »
Interesting building, artwork and other antiquities. Lovely, peaceful central courtyard. Mostly wheelchair accessible. There are only two rooms which cannot be accessed. There are accessible amenities. Friendly staff, well worth a visit.
Really great for art lovers and those who are into history! The building is really well maintained and so is the art! A very informative afternoon
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