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Open today until 17:00

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Day Opening hours
Mon Closed
Tue - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
Overview of opening hours
Haven 4
7741 JV Coevorden
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088 - 01 28 315

Stedelijk Museum Coevorden is gevestigd in Het Arsenaal aan de Haven
Ontdek de spannende verhalen en geschiedenis van Coevorden
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Beleef de historie!
Ons pronkstuk: spannende 3D film

Journey through the history of the fortified city of Coevorden at Stedelijk Museum Coevorden (Coevorden city museum). Examine all the objects in the 36-meter display cabinet, as well as the 3D-projection, animations and scale models.

Visit Stedelijk Museum Coevorden and discover the thrilling historical stories and secrets of the castle and fortress.

Watch an exciting 3D-film, listen to interactive audio fragments, follow a tour or play in the Archeolab!

The most important city of Drenthe

Coevorden used to be one of the most important fortified cities in the Netherlands. Because of its strategic position on a sandbank in the middle of the marshes, the city was an important stop on the road between Münster and Groningen. Here, cattle and soldiers could cross the river. The name Coevorden is derived from koe voorden, or ‘cow fords’. Fords are shallow water crossings where people could cross with their cows.

Experience history at Stedelijk Museum Coevorden!


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