Temporary closure of exhibitions Netherlands Prehistory and Middle Ages

1 October 2009

Artist impression of the new exhibition Prehistory and the Middle Ages (© Kinkorn firm, Tilburg)Artist impression of the new exhibition Prehistory and the Middle Ages (© Kinkorn firm, Tilburg)

On 1 October 2009, the permanent exhibitions ‘The Netherlands in Prehistory' and ‘The Netherlands in the Middle Ages' will be closed for a year. The rooms are undergoing extensive modifications and are to be completely renovated. During the work, the permanent exhibitions 'Egyptians', 'Romans', 'Dutch Romans', 'Greeks' and 'Near East' and the temporary exhibitions will be open to the public as always.

Top objects in temporary exhibition

From April 2010, the most important objects from the collections of the Netherlands in Prehistory and the Middle Ages are on display as part of a temporary exhibition. This exhibition, which includes 250,000-year-old flint tools, Celtic jewellery and the great Viking treasure from 830, is on display from 29 April through 27 September 2010. The new permanent exhibition will then be completed in November 2010.