Is nature and the natural world something that interests you and are you looking for the best nature museums to visit in Province of Groningen? These are the ones:
Sealcenter PieterburenPieterburenSealcenter Pieterburen, located in the quaint village of Pieterburen in the Netherlands, is a rescue center dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of seals. The center was formerly known as Seal Nursery Pieterburen, reflecting its initial focus on caring for young orphaned seals. Today, the center provides care for sick and weakened seals of all ages, with the aim of releasing them back into the wild once they have recovered.
University Museum GroningenGroningenUniversity Museum Groningen is a museum dedicated to people, nature and science. The collection consists of objects related to nature, culture and science. The exhibitions of the museum include a collection of flowers and seeds, an anatomical and pathological collection, a psychological collection,
Museum Stoomgemaal WinschotenWinschoten
Hortus HarenHaren (GR)The Hortus botanicus Haren was founded in 1626 (then in Groningen) and has about twenty acres of gardens. It is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the Netherlands. The garden consists of a Chinese garden, Laarman garden, arboretum, pinetum, English garden, a water garden, a rock garden, bamboo g
Muzeeaquarium DelfzijlDelfzijlThe Muzeeaquarium Delfzijl is situated at the embankment near the harbour. The museum has permanent exhibitions on archaeology, geology, shipping, fishing and shells. There is also an aquarium with various animals and plants from the North Sea and Wadden Sea, which is constructed in a bunker from th
Museum WierdenlandEzingeMuseum Wierdenland focuses on stories about the culture and landscape of mounds in the northern Wadden Sea area. Most focus is on the National Landscape ‘MiddagHumsterland’ and the mound Ezinge. Ezinge is a mound village built on an artificial hill. The ‘Landschapszaal’ illustrates the history of th
Botanische Tuin Domies ToenPieterburenBotanische Tuin Domies Toen is located around the Petrus church in Pieterburen. It is the old clergy house garden of that town. The botanical garden consists of the following parts: a nature garden, a herb garden, a rose garden, a ‘slingertuin’, a ‘hooiland’, a ‘dobbe’, plant borders and a gazebo. T
Museumgemaal CremerTermunterzijlMuseumgemaal Cremer is a pumping station from 1930. Natural gas production caused subsidence which made the building of a new pumping station inevitable. In 2002, the pumping station was no longer used and became a museum pumping station. It is named after father and son Cremer, hydraulic engineers
Museumgemaal de HoogteNieuwolda
DoeZoo InsektenwereldLeensIn DoeZoo Insect World, visitors put themselves in the shoes of insects. DoeZoo seeks to show children how beautiful and important insects are.
StenenmuseumSlochterenThe Stone Museum displays a valuable collection of Scandinavian boulders and a collection of Stone Age flint tools.