In the spotlight

The Canon of Dutch History

The Canon of Dutch History is made up of 50 people, creations and events that have played a key role in the history of the Netherlands. Ten enormous ‘film sets’ give you the chance to see, hear and feel the highs and lows from different eras of Dutch history.



The Open Air Museum’s collection comprises around 152,000 objects, including carts, household textiles, regional costumes and toys. 


Interested to find out what’s happening at the Holland Open Air Museum? Here you can keep up to date with all the latest news from the museum (in Dutch).