Category: Netherlands

  • 10 Facts You Might Not Know About Deventer

    10 Facts You Might Not Know About Deventer

    Deventer hosts the largest book fair in Europe. The female Jewish poet and writer Etty Hillesum lived in Deventer during the war before being deported to Auschwitz. During the production of the 1977 film A Bridge Too Far, all of the scenes taking place in nearby Arnhem were filmed in Deventer. Deventer was most likely founded around…

  • Sports and Event Center De Scheg

    Sports and Event Center De Scheg

    De Scheg is a sports and event center in Deventer, part of the sports complex is a skating rink, which has been around since 1992. Within the complex contains a subtropical swimming pool and gyms. Elder Margriet de Jager opened the sports complex for the public on October 8, 2011. A week later, the 42nd…

  • Deventer Statistics and figures

    Deventer Statistics and figures

    Deventer in numbers POPULATION [su_table] Population 98,510 (2017) Population Density 1,950/sq mi (2017) Families 44,658 (2015) Males % 49.5 (2015) Females % 50.5 (2015) Foreigners % 4.7 (2015) Average age (years) 40.2 (2015) Age Group Population Year Updated 0-14 years 17,057 (2017) 15-64 years 65,127 (2017) 65+ years 17,111 (2017) Urbanization Population Year Updated Highly urbanized…

  • Geert Groote Huis Museum

    Geert Groote Huis Museum

    The Museum Geert Groote Huis is totally devoted to Deventenaar Geert Groote, lived between 1340 – 1384.He’s called the founder of the ‘Modern Devotion’. This renewal movement was a personal embodiment of faith and sincere life and a personal embodiment of faith. The Museum offers the the interactive timeline can reveal what happened in his life and…

  • Museum MORE Dutch Modern Realism

    Museum MORE Dutch Modern Realism

    Museum MORE is the largest museum for Dutch Modern Realism, The collection was acquired by Hans Melchers and containing works by leading Dutch realist artistes of the past 100 years. Hans Melchers acquired the collection with the intention of gathering top works of Dutch Modern Realistic and making it accessible to a wider audience. Museum MORE has…

  • Museum De Waag

    Museum De Waag

    Museum De Waag, Used to be known as Historical Museum Deventer, located in the monumental building de Waag at the Brink in the center of Deventer. Historic collections such as paintings, prints, drawings, coins and treasures can be found in the museum, as well as pieces of construction, household goods and objects from the industry. The…

  • Stedelijk Museum

    Stedelijk Museum

    The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, opened on 14 September 1895 as an initiative of the neighborhood authority and private people. The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam Municipal Museum Amsterdam, colloquially known as the Stedelijk, is a museum for present day artwork, current artwork, and design located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The nineteenth century constructing turned into designed with the…

  • Vondelpark

    Vondelpark

    The biggest city park in Amsterdam, it’s the most famous park in Netherlands, the located south of Leidseplein and close to Rijsmuseum, Stedelijk and van Gogh museum. The park has free concerts and air theater and even bandstands. The park has other attractions such as a statue of Poet Vondel, a playground for children and…

  • Rembrandt house museum

    Rembrandt house museum

    Museum is named after Painter Rembrandt, who lived and worked in the house between 1639 and 1656. its a historical and art museum. The location of the museum Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam, Rembrandt purchased the house in 1639 and lived there until he went bankrupt in 1656. [su_box title=”Extra Information ” box_color=”#000000″ radius=”0″] Director: Michael Huijser…