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Open today until 17:00

Opening hours next week
Day Opening hours
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat - Mon 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Overview of opening hours
Museumplein 5
9641 AD Veendam
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0598 - 36 42 24

Het Veenkoloniaal Museum in Veendam
Het Veenkoloniaal Museum in Veendam
Object in het Veenkoloniaal Museum
Duik in de geschiedenis van turfgravers en de Veengeschiedenis

Learn all about the rich history of the region of the Groninger Veenkoloniën (peat district in the province of Groningen). Discover the people who dug peat for profit, as wel as sea captains, agriculturalists and manufacturers in the Veenkoloniaal Museum.

The golden age of peat

Discover the world of peat at the Veenkoloniaal Museum. The 19th century was the golden age of the Groninger Veenkoloniën. From potato starch to straw pulp cardboard and peat district maritime trade. In the 19th century, over 60% of Dutch seagoing ships came from this region.

Access

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Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Rolstoeltoegankelijk
  • Drinken
  • Museumwinkel
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