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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Majoor van Swietenlaan 1a
8382 CE Frederiksoord
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0521 - 72 59 80

Museum de Proefkolonie van buiten
Museum de Proefkolonie in Frederiksoord
Museum de Proefkolonie van binnen
Go back 200 years in time

Go back 200 years in time and experience the unique story of Johannes van den Bosch. In Museum De Proefkolonie in Frederiksoord you walk in the footsteps of the first colonists and experience their unforgettable story via a unique multimedia time travel experience!


Step into the city backstreets of old: smell the poverty and feel the hardship. Watch the film to see how the first colonists arrived in their new ‘paradise’ after a long difficult journey. The exhibition hall shows what came from Van den Bosch’s ambitions, and reveal how his meticulously calculated plans failed in the face of unpredictable reality. Find out what happened to The Colonies of Benevolence and come face-to-face with the unique material heritage of this social experiment.


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