Collection

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Permanent presentationsThe best from the collection, always on display
HighlightsHighlights of the museum's collections
AcquisitionsRecent acquisitions for the museum's collections
Search collectionOnline data base with more than 40,000 objects (in Dutch)
Lending policyBorrowing objects from the museum’s collection
HistoryThe story about the museum and its collection
Photo serviceRequesting professional photos from the collection