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Klok & Peel Museum

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great with many hands on exhibits for all ages

Excellent exhibition of bells from around the world, together with associated carillion and clock... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
canoecamper
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Doncaster
Interesting museum and fun for kids

We read about their pumpkin weeks online and decided to visit. We went early because I read it... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Stinsa
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Museum Klok & Peel shows in a unique way how the Groot Peel National Park, a nature reserve bordering the Dutch provinces of Brabant and Limburg, has developed in the past ten thousand years. The museum also houses the world’s largest collection of...more
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Ostaderstraat 23, 5721 WC Asten, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Excellent exhibition of bells from around the world, together with associated carillion and clock mechanisms. Good for all ages, with most displayed described in English as well as Flemish. Great place to take children.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank canoecamper
Reviewed 6 March 2018

a Clock factory, if you have some spare time, you can go to this museum. In Asten there is no much to do so you can visit it.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We read about their pumpkin weeks online and decided to visit. We went early because I read it could get busy. Parking spots did fill up quickly indeed but it never got too crowded. The museum and the gardens (where the pumpkin festival was) is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Stinsa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I was here on a Sunday afternoon with my grandson to show him the different bells from all over the world. There is also a explanation of how those bells are made. It is not boring for children. There are different possibilities to "play" with...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 16 November 2016

I visited the museum with a group, otherwise I might have missed this great little gem. The museum not only features a fascinating collection of bells, many of which were made in their foundry, but also tells the story in the context of their periods...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Kathie S
Reviewed 15 January 2016

This museum offers several exhibitions. On one hand its focus is on the natural history and development of the famous swamp area in this part of The Netherlands, called The Peel. On the other hand it has a very interesting collection and presentation on church...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Erik1964
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Asten is home to an internationally renowned clock bell manufacturer. Consequently, a museum arose around the theme of clocks and bells. Additionally, the museum displays the natural wonders of the Peel region, mostly stuffed birds and mammals, butterflies, and fossil bones. The clock part explains...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 15 March 2015

The history of clocks (church bells/chimes) was wonderfully presented and clearly explained in dislay. VEry educationsl also for children..

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank iccc
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

Very nice museum, close to where we stayed. Many bells of all kinds from different countries and periods. We asked for demonstration and that was the highlight! The very nice and English speaking guide was great. Very knowledgable and allowed our 4 and 6 YO...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank yuvalnitsan
Reviewed 6 May 2013

What a super little find. A museum of life in 19th and 20th century Netherlands with lovingly restored workshops, barns and houses. The craftsmen are helpful and kind and make the experience come alive. When we visited there was a World War 2 re-enactment in...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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