Grote Markt, Haarlem

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    Verweyhal: Visit "De Hallen" on the Grote Markt

    by AMOQUE Updated Nov 27, 2003

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    Together with the Vleeshal (building next to the Verweyhal) this is a dependence of the Frans Hals museum. The name of Verweyhal and Vleeshal together is "De Hallen."

    The Verweyhal was built in 1879 - 1880 for the gentlemen society "Trou moet Blijcken".

    It was designed bij architect A.J. van Beek din neo-classicist style. The building was sold to Town Council in 1922.
    In 1924 a bank moved into the building. They renovated it in Art Deco style.

    After that the building was used as an office for municipal services.

    In 1992 it was transformed into an exhibition hall for the Frans Hals Museum. The building then got it's name. It was named after famous Haarlem painter Kees Verwey (1900 -1995).

    The museum shows expositions of modern art. Sometimes a selection of classic-modern art from the Frans Hals museum is exposed also. Since 2001 most of the expositions exist from modern photographie.

    Open:
    Tuesday : 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Thursday :11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday :11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday :11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Sundays : 12 noon - 5 p.m.
    Public holidays: 12 noon - 5 p.m.
    Closed: 25 December and 1 January

    Entrance:
    Adults :Euro 4,00
    65+ :Euro 2,70
    Groups : Euro 2,70 p.p.
    Children: Free

    The museum is partially accessible for wheelchairs.

    The Verweyhal a neo-classicist  style building
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    Vleeshal: Visit "De Hallen" on the Grote Markt

    by AMOQUE Updated Nov 27, 2003

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    Together with the Verweyhal (building next to the Vleeshal), this is a dependence of the Frans Hals museum. The name of Vleeshal and Verweyhal together is "De Hallen."

    The Vleeshal (meathall) has been build in Dutch Renaissance style. It's designed by town architect Lieven de Key and built in 1602-1604. Today it's an unesco monument (world herritage).

    The Oxhead decorations on the outside of the hall are symbols of its original function: It was the only place meat could be sold.

    After 1840 the building was used by the Rijksarchief (Public Record Office). Since the 1950s it has been used for exhibitions.

    The museum shows expositions of modern art. Sometimes a selection of classic-modern art from the Frans Hals museum is exposed also. Since 2001 most of the expositions exist from modern photographie.

    Open:
    Tuesday : 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Thursday :11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Friday :11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday :11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Sundays : 12 noon - 5 p.m.
    Public holidays: 12 noon - 5 p.m.
    Closed: 25 December and 1 January

    Entrance:
    Adults :Euro 4,00
    65+ :Euro 2,70
    Groups : Euro 2,70 p.p.
    Children: Free

    The museum is partially accessible for wheelchairs.

    The Vleeshal a Dutch Renaissance style building
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    De Vishal: Expositions of local artists

    by AMOQUE Updated Oct 22, 2003

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    De Vishal is a beautifull exposition space of The Haarlem association of art. All members work as an artist on proffesional basis. Paintings, sculptures, photographs and so on are exposed here.

    It was built at the north side of the Grote or Sint Bavo cathedral in 1769.

    Open:
    Tuesday - Saturday: 11.00 am - 5.00 pm
    Sunday: 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm

    Entrance:
    Free (?)

    Expostion room in De Vishal
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    Archeological museum: History of Haarlem exposed

    by AMOQUE Updated Oct 22, 2003

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    In the basement of the Vleeshal Archeological findings from Haarlem
    are showed . The museum may be small, but when you are on the Grote Markt it's definitely worth to pay a visit to this museum.

    It's nice, because it tells you about the history of Haarlem and typical Dutch and Haarlem findings (objects) are exposed here. The first findings date from the stone age.

    There is also a childrens corner. Archeological findings from local children are exposed there.

    Open:
    Wednesday - Sunday:
    1.00pm-5.00pm

    Entrance:
    Free

    17th century Faience bowls
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    Grote Markt

    by SnoopySue Written Aug 29, 2003

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    The three-lined market square is bordered with many restaurants and cafes. I reccomend you to visit one of these and to take excellent holland white beer – Wieckse witte (not sure the spelling is correct).

    Grote Markt

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    VERWEY HAL AND VLEES HAL....

    by eden_teuling Written May 24, 2003

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    Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art.

    Exhibitions.

    The VERWEY HAL collection of modern and contemporary Art, which I can recommend to you...

    The VLEES HAL: exhibition space for temp. exhibitions.

    VERWEY- AND VLEESHAL HAARLEM

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    VERWEYHAL-VLEESHAL

    by RORRO72 Written Apr 13, 2003

    Al centro de la Grote Markt están el Vleeshal del siglo XVII y antiguo mercado de carne que hoy acoge exhibiciones de arte contemporáneo y el Verweyhal, de estilo renacentista y diseñado por Lieven de Key, que acoge la colección de arte moderno del Frans Halsmuseum, incluyendo obras de impresionistas holandeses y del movimiento COBrA. Son conocidos ambos edificios colectivamente como De Hallen, abriendo de 11 am a 5 pm de Lunes a Sábado y de 1 a 5 pm los Domingo

    Verweyhal-Vleeshal

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    STADHUIS

    by RORRO72 Written Apr 13, 2003

    Al costado occidental de la Grote Markt se encuentra el Ayuntamiento del siglo XIV, que creció grandemente en los siglos que siguieron, incluyendo un balcón desde el que los fallos judiciales se daban a conocer. El Salón de los Condes contiene pinturas del siglo XV y normalmente está abierto en horario de oficina.

    Stadhuis

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    Town hall

    by OlafS Written Feb 25, 2003

    The town hall has its origins in a medieval court of the counts of Holland; for a long time Haarlem was the second city of Holland (of Holland, not of The Netherlands), after Dordrecht. Several later rebuilts resulted in the current look, an attractive mixture of styles.

    Haarlem: town hall
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    The first thing you must see...

    by sandravdp Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The first thing you must see is the townsquare of Haarlem 'Grote Markt'. It has beautiful buildings surrounding it like the Bavo church, the cityhall and the Vleeshal and Vischhal. In summer you also can sit at the market on a terrace. Sometimes the funfair, the market or other activities (like the culinair festival) take place on the 'Grote Markt'.

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    Visit the Verweyhal, also a...

    by conny_bazen Written Sep 2, 2002

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    Visit the Verweyhal, also a part of the Frans Halsmuseum. You can see the modern art-collection of the museum. This building is named by the impressionist Kees Verwey (1900-1995), of course there
    is a lot of work from hin to see. Also some work to see from the famous 'Cobra'-group.
    I also didn't had the time to visit but I'm sure it will be the first thing to do when I visit Haarlem again...........

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    Visit the 'Vleeshal'. It's...

    by conny_bazen Written Sep 2, 2002

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    Visit the 'Vleeshal'. It's build in 1603 and now also a part of the Frans Halsmuseum. I didn't had the time to visit it yet but the outside is also very beautiful.
    Now it's a building for expositions.....

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    Stadhuis

    by martin_nl Updated Sep 2, 2002

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    The city hall of Haarlem is located on the Grote Markt opposite the St. Bavo church. The oldest parts of the building were built way back in 1250!! You can only visit the Stadhuis when you made an appointment in advance.

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    Grote Markt

    by Lalique Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Grote Markt
    It's the historical kernel of the city. It's surrounded by Gild houses as it's usual for Medieval town building traditions.

    The day I was in Haarlem there was a contemporary market on the old Market square, though all these tents prevented me of taking proper pics ;)))

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    Raadhuis

    by Lalique Written Aug 25, 2002

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    Raadhuis
    It stands on the very place from where the history of the city began (Pfalzgraf castle). It was reconstructed several times and as the result you can see Reinassance loggia on the left wing.

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