Maastricht Natural History Museum (Dutch: Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht) is a museum of natural history in Maastricht, Netherlands. The museum is located in a former monastery called Grauwzustersklooster (English: Monastery of the Grey Sisters) in the historic district Jekerkwartier in the centre of Maastricht.
The collection is dedicated to the geology, paleontology, flora and fauna of South Limburg. Highlights from the collection are Cretaceous fossils from Sint-Pietersberg, most notably the skull of a Mosasaur (nicknamed "Bèr") and specimens of Hoffmann's giant turtle, Allopleuron hofmanni and Suyckerbuyk's turtle, Glyptochelone suyckerbuyki. The museum also has a period room with cabinets of curiosities. A remarkable piece from that collection is a rat king from the 19th century.
|Tuesday||11:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Wednesday||11:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Thursday||11:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Friday||11:00 AM – 5:00 PM|
|Saturday||1:00 – 5:00 PM|
|Sunday||1:00 – 5:00 PM|
G. Prohaczka | Jan 29, 2018
Nice little collection. Descriptions for the exhibits are only in Dutch. However, translations are available at the entry.
Aleksander Zaryczanski | Jan 2, 2018
Great place, nice collection of birds etc. Explanations are mostly in Dutch.
Jean-Philippe PHAN | Mar 24, 2018
Good experience, verry nice.
Manof Wood | Mar 31, 2018
Very interesting displays, fantastic garden
Natalia Santiago | Nov 10, 2017
Good place to visit, but does not have the information in English!
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