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.
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|Type of Museum Pass||Price|
|Adult Pass||€ 64,90|
|Young Person Pass||€ 32,45|
|Kids Pass||€ 32,45|
Standard tickets Veenkoloniaal Museum
|0 t/m 15 jaar||free of charge|
|16 t/m 17 jaar||€ 6|
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