The Bonnefanten Museum experience
Enrich your knowledge with a visit to Limburg's number one art museum in the company of a guide. The museum houses a mixture of classical, modern, and contemporary art, with regularly changing exhibitions.
Want to discover the best place for art and culture in Maastricht? Then a visit to the Bonnefanten Museum is a must! You'll be inspired by everything this lively venue has to offer, especially if you visit the museum accompanied by a guide who will make the art more accessible and bring the pieces to life with fascinating tales.
With its eye-catching rocket-shaped cupola, the museum building is one of the main features of the Maastricht skyline. This unique building is the work of Italian architect Aldo Rossi, who manages to surprise using space and light. It's not only the exterior that catches your attention as the building's interior is also highly impressive.
The museum houses an extensive collection of classical and contemporary art. The collection of old art includes medieval sculptures, and paintings from the South Netherlands and Italy dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries. Showpieces include sculptures created by Jan van Steffenswert, a local woodcarver from Maastricht. In addition, you can admire a sizeable collection of contemporary art from internationally renowned artists as well as temporary high-profile exhibitions. During the 1.5 hour-long tour, the guide will take you through the museum, telling you all you need to know about these works of art. A visit to this art museum, which continues to move on the cutting edge of tradition and innovation, is most certainly worth your time.
Duration: 1.5 hours
Price: Admission costs € 8.00 per person. The price for a guide is € 112.50, with a maximum of 20 people per guide.
Extra details: The Bonnefanten Museum has regularly temporary exhibitions. It is possible that during certain exhibitions, you will be required to pay a surcharge.