Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar is an ideal venue for families with children and a great place to spend an afternoon. Learn more about the art, history and culture of Alkmaar and region.
In the exciting presentation 'Victory! The Siege of Alkmaar in 1573' you are involved in the battle for the town. Characters like the pensionary Nanning van Foreest, Beggar Jacob, Protestant Cornelia, Catholic farmer Dirk and Spanish soldier Juan tell their own stories. Live through the seven exciting weeks of the siege of Alkmaar! Victory
Visit 'Portrait of Alkmaar', a modern interactive presentation of the city’s history in a nutshell. ‘Portrait’ is not a dull history book, but a surprising and light-hearted presentation in which you are surrounded by portraits and townscapes. Meet Town Messenger François from 1644 and William of Orange’s local physician, Pieter van Foreest. The DNA of Alkmaar is told in paintings and in the many objects on display here that bring the story to life. Remember to take a photo in the photo booth! Age around eight years old and above.Portrait
Tip: We have a special family ticket for € 16
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