An unforgettable experience
Posted on: 17/07/2016
The Kroller Muller Museum is situated in the middle of the Hoge Veluwe National Park, about an hour’s drive from Amsterdam. It is a unique experience with a combination of art, nature and architecture and a place where things of beauty come together to guarantee a truly unforgettable visit.
The experience is a paradise for seasoned art lovers and newcomers and nowhere else in the world is the enjoyment of art so intense, due to the phenomenal collection of art and it’s beautiful location surrounded by nature. There are more than 400,000 visitors a year and it is one of the most popular museums in the Netherlands.
The Kroller Muller Museum is a second home to works by Vincent Van Gogh and home to top works by modern masters including Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso and Piet Mondriaan. The museum boasts almost 90 paintings and more than 180 drawings. Other temporary exhibitions also ensure that the museum keeps pace with the latest developments to ensure it retains public interest.
One of the largest private collections of the 20th century is the life work of Helene Kroller Muller as between 1907 and 1922 with her husband Anton Kroller they bought almost 11,500 works of art. It was Helene’s dream to have her own ‘museum house’ a place where she could share her passion of modern art with other art lovers and she fulfilled her dream in 1938.
The Museum is situated in the Hoge Veluwe Park which has 5,500 hectares of forest, heaths and grasslands which is the natural habitat for deer, mouflon and wild boar. While visiting the park you can roam freely by foot or with the free white bicycles that are available. On a visit, you will find one of the finest treasure troves to be found in the Netherlands and it will not disappoint you as it has everything it takes to give its visitors a unique and unforgettable experience.