The best museums in Nijmegen in 2021

These are the top 10 best museums in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2021. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Nijmegen, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Nijmegen.

These are the best museums in Nijmegen:

  1. muZIEum1


    What is it like to be blind or partially sighted? You can read about it or someone can tell you about it from their own experience, but during a visit to muZIEum (muSEEum) you will experience it yourself. Enter a world in which your other senses - hearing, smell, touch and taste - suddenly play a fa
  2. Nationaal Fietsmuseum Velorama2

    Nationaal Fietsmuseum Velorama

    The National Bicycle Museum Velorama displays a collection of special bikes including original balance bikes (‘draisines’), high ‘bi’s’ and velocipedes. Among others, the museum owns the engagement tandem bicycle of Queen Juliana, the bike that Dutch cyclist Wim van Est was using while he fell in th
  3. The Valkhof Museum3

    The Valkhof Museum

    The Valkhof Museum has a varied collection that consists of archaeological finds, old art and modern art. The collection of artefacts from Nijmegen and surroundings consists of objects from the Stone Age and later periods that illustrate the life in the region over the centuries. The largest part of
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  5. De Bastei4

    De Bastei

  6. Grootmoeders Keukenmuseum5

    Grootmoeders Keukenmuseum

  7. Huis van de Nijmeegse geschiedenis6

    Huis van de Nijmeegse geschiedenis

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  9. Museum voor Anatomie en Pathologie7

    Museum voor Anatomie en Pathologie

    The Museum voor Anatomie en Pathologie is situated in the study centre of the Radboudumc. Both the Department of Anatomy and the department of Pathology are accessible to visitors. The collection of the museum includes embryos, fetuses and various parts of the human body (preparations).
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    Van Lymborch Brothers House

    This little museum is dedicated to the famous van Lymborch brothers who used to have their studio here around the year 1400. The Lymborch brothers were famous dutch medieval minature painters. It shows all the work of the lymborch brothers and it is located on top of the original basement which is
  11. Van 't Lindenhoutmuseum9

    Van 't Lindenhoutmuseum

    The Van 't Lindenhout Museum is housed in the monumental white ‘Weezenkapel’ from 1882 where John van' t Lindenhout ran an orphanage. The museum illustrates the care for orphans in the past. The collection includes paintings, photographs, drawings, models, documents, clothing and toys.
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