Grote Kerk or St Bavo church on the Grote Markt

The Grote of Sint-Bavokerk is the second biggest church in Haarlem, situated at de Grote Markt. Inside the church you will find the impressive Müller-organ from 1738. From May to October you can visit the free Organ concerts, Tuesdays from 20.15 and July + August Thursdays from 16.00 hrs. You can visit the church from Monday to Saturday from 10.00 to 17.00 hrs. Free entrance on Sunday in July & August 12.00-16.00

New Bavo/Cathedral Basilica St Bavo at the Leidsevaart

New St. Bavo Church is the largest church / Cathedral Basilica in Haarlem, located at the Leidsevaart. This church, one of the last great cathedrals of Europe, built in the years 1895-1930 designed by Jos Cuypers. In the church you will find the Willibordorgel.

The restoration of the Cathedral Basilica is the largest restoration project is being implemented in the Netherlands. Becomes increasingly clear that the cathedral is an architectural evolution can compete with the major churches, which were built in the period 1850-1950 on the globe. It ranks among the top five along with the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the Sacre Coeur in Paris, the Westminster Cathedral in London and the Koekelberg Basilica in Brussels. The Cathedral Museum contains special treasures: paintings, sculptures, flag and liturgical silverware. In addition, the museum shows the construction and decoration of this exceptional new Bavo.

New: Climbing the tower, via exciting spiral staircases you climb higher and higher through the towers along the clocks. Once on top of the mighty towers, almost 60 meters high, you can enjoy the view of the city center and the Copper Jugendstil dome, but also the dunes and the sea. In clear sky you can even see Amsterdam, Alkmaar and Leiden. Visit with climbing tower € 4 per person.

Teylers Museum

Teylers Museum is the Netherlands' first and oldest museum, open to the public since 1784. Unique to this museum is the historical presentation of its collections, largely unchanged since the late 18th and 19th centuries. As a whole, the building and the collections are a monument to two centuries of cultural history.
A visit to Teylers Museum is a like voyage through time, a voyage of discovery in the world of art and science. A stroll through the museum takes you from fossils and minerals to prints and drawings and paintings, from scientific instruments to coins and medals. Its interior alone, with the jewel in its crown the period Ovale Zaal (Oval Room), makes this a supreme tourist attraction.

Frans Hals Museum (Hof & Hal)

The museum is named after one of the most famous painters of the Golden Age: Frans Hals. It is housed in a picturesque building which served as an old men’s home in 1609. The museum exhibits 16th and 17th century paintings, including the famous group portraits of the civic guards by Frans Hals. But also other Dutch painters: van Ruysdael & Jan Steen.

Museum Molen De Adriaan

Enjoy a guided tour of the Molen De Adriaan on your visit to Haarlem. If weather permits (enough wind) and a miller is on site, the windmill can be seen in action (sails rotating).

Museum Haarlem

The museum features a permanent exhibit about the history of the city of Haarlem, as well as a regularly changing programme of temporary exhibitions highlighting artists from the Haarlem community or exhibitions about remarkable things about the city. Open every


Het Dolhuys is the Dutch national museum of psychiatry. The museum offers visitors an interactive exploration of the boundaries between normal and abnormal, sane and insane. Through changing exhibitions, Het Dolhuys brings insanity out in the open.  A printed little guide is available in German, English and French.

Corrie ten Boom House

Corrie ten Boom Museum 'the Anne Frank house in Haarlem'. in the Barteljorisstraat, just around the corner from the hotel.
The house of Corrie ten Boom has been transformed to a museum and the rooms have been styled like it was about 70 years ago, during the Second World War. Visitors can see "The Hidingplace", a small space behind a blind wall in the bedroom of Corrie. The place were the Jews and people from the resistence hide for the Nazi's.  Only to visit by guided 30 minutes tour, normaly Tuesdays to Saturdays between 10.00 and 15.30, alternately Dutch - English. On request in German available as well.