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‘The Art of Drag’ campaign image: Ferdinand Erfmann, Dance bar (1928), Frans Hals Museum
Current exhibition

The Art of Drag

The first exhibition in the Netherlands on drag artists that takes an art history perspective

Two visitors looking at a painting by Frans Hals at the Frans Hals Museum

Welcome to the Frans Hals Museum

The Frans Hals Museum is Haarlem’s museum of fine arts. It houses the largest collection of Frans Hals paintings in the world, as well as works by other famous artists from Haarlem such as Judith Leyster, Cornelis van Haarlem and Jacob van Ruisdael. You’ll also discover an extensive collection of art from 1880 to the present day, including works by Isaac Israëls, Charley Toorop and Dana Lixenberg.

Discover 16th- and 17th-century, modern and contemporary art in two beautiful historical buildings in the old city centre.

Visitors at the Frans Hals Museum walking with a Podwalk map.


  • The historical centre of Haarlem
  • The most Frans Hals paintings in the world
  • Free audio tour and Frans Hals podwalk


Groot Heiligland 62, Haarlem

Open Tuesday – Sunday
11 AM – 5 PM


Grote Markt 16, Haarlem

Temporary modern and contemporary art exhibition

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