Valkhof museum

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Museum Het Valkhof
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The museum in 2007
Valkhof museum is located in Gelderland
Valkhof museum
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Location in Gelderland in the Netherlands
Location Kelfkensbos 59[1]
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Coordinates 51°50′46″N 5°52′16″E / 51.846°N 5.871°E / 51.846; 5.871Coordinates: 51°50′46″N 5°52′16″E / 51.846°N 5.871°E / 51.846; 5.871
Visitors 95,653 (2013)[2]
Director Marijke Brouwer[3]
Website www.museumhetvalkhof.nl

The Museum Het Valkhof (English: The Valkhof Museum) is an archaeology and art museum in Nijmegen, Netherlands.

The museum has existed since 1999, created as a merger between the G.M. Kam museum of archaeology and the Commanderie van St. Jan museum of classical and modern art. The museum's collection includes a large and important collection of local Roman archaeological finds and art (mostly modern).

The museum stands on the edge of the Valkhof park, site of a Roman army camp and a citadel built by Charlemagne. The museum's building was designed by Dutch architect Ben van Berkel and was opened on 14 September 1999 by Queen Beatrix.

In November 2008, the official name of the museum was changed to Valkhof-Kam. This reflected an agreement reached with the heirs of G.M. Kam.

References[edit]

  1. ^ General information, Valkhof Museum. Retrieved on 20 July 2014.
  2. ^ (Dutch) Jaarverslag 2013, Valkhof Museum. Retrieved on 20 July 2014.
  3. ^ (Dutch) Organisatie, Valkhof Museum. Retrieved on 20 July 2014.

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