Archeology Museum Haarlem

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Archeology Museum Haarlem is a free museum located in the cellar of Vleeshal (translation: Meat Hall) building on Grote Markt.

Opened in 1991,this tiny museum dedicates itself to present amazing local archeological finds discovered throughout Haarlem. Some of their collection dates as far back as the Stone Age (4,000 years ago). There are old vases, dishes, shoes, tools, bones etc.

A print out information is available in English but everything else is in Dutch language. The staffs are friendly if you have any questions.

Is it worth a visit? Yes, because it is about Haarlem. It will only take you 15-30min to have a glimpse of Haarlem’s past through these treasures.

The museum is open from Wednesday-Sunday from 13:00 to 17:00. Admission is free. Website (Dutch only): http://www.archeologischmuseumhaarlem.nl

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