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It's lovely to see that you've come to discover, explore, learn, meet and relax at museum van Bommel van Dam in Venlo!

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Practical aspects

Opening hours & location

There is always something new to discover at museum van Bommel van Dam. Plan your visit well in advance. Below you will find our opening hours and directions to the museum.

Museum opening hours
Tuesday to Sunday, both days included, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please note: Both exhibition halls will be closed for alterations from Tuesday 30 August to Saturday 17 September 2022. During this period, you can visit the remaining halls in the museum buildings for free during opening hours. No ticket is required.

Location

Keulsepoort 1
5911 BX Venlo

Parking
The nearest parking locations are Deken van Oppensingel and the Q-Park Arsenaal parking garage. From both locations you can reach us within 5 to 10 minutes. Keep in mind that these parking locations charge a fee, also on Sundays!

How to get here by car

Along all the roads leading to the centre of Venlo, you will find signs to Venlo-Centrum and Station Venlo (the railway station). Follow these signs to park at Deken van Oppensingel or in the Q-Park Arsenaal parking garage.

How to get here by public transport

Are you coming by train or by bus? Get off at the Venlo NS train station. Opposite the station you will see the Limburgs Museum. Cross the roundabout on your left and on the square in front of the Limburgs Museum take a diagonal left turn. The building on your right, with the gold-coloured façade, is museum van Bommel van Dam.

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Pii-Files 505

The first retrospective exhibition of Pii Daenen

The Dutch artist and designer Pii Daenen (Steyl, 1950) has been producing installations, videos, photos, performances, drawings and prints since the 1970s. Through his work, he explores our interaction with human needs such as food, sex, respect, recognition, wisdom and love. Pii believes that those needs are directly intertwined with stories and ideas from a specific culture. The artist addresses those stories and ideas and puts his own spin on them. By doing so, he hopes to inspire others to look beyond their comfort zone. The result is an extensive visual encyclopaedia of the human existence.

Pii-Files 505 gives the first ever extensive overview of Pii’s oeuvre and provides an inspiring view of the life and work of a compelling and captivating artist. Visit the exhibition from 29 March to 28 August 2022 and lose yourself in Pii’s unique and idiosyncratic universe.

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Re-think Re-act

Art and design for a vital region

Art goes much further than exhibitions, guided tours and activities in a museum. Art is everywhere! It is also on the street, in nature, at schools and in companies. That is why museum van Bommel van Dam works on various social art projects within and beyond our museum walls.

With the Re-think Re-act project, we respond to the health of the Limburg population who are far behind the national average in that regard. In collaboration with artists and designers, in 2019 the museum started six research and change processes concerning positive health and nutrition. Together with local residents, schools, organisations and partners, we hope this will trigger a new movement.

Is the result of thinking inside-out also the new approach to responding outside-in? Step inside and examine your vital health. You can visit Re-think Re-act from 18 June to 28 August 2022.

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MELLE – Painter of a Different Reality

A walk through the oeuvre of ‘The Amsterdam Jeroen Bosch’

The Amsterdam Melle Oldeboerrigter (1908-1976) is one of the most enigmatic painters of the 20th century. Not only do his paintings contain alienating scenes, but he did not want to be pigeonholed as an artist either. Yet, he who is elusive runs the risk of remaining misunderstood. With the major retrospective exhibition MELLE – Painter of a Different Reality this autumn, museum van Bommel van Dam in Venlo is bringing the wonderous world of the somewhat forgotten artist back into the spotlight.

MELLE – Painter of a Different Reality has been compiled by guest curator Eliane Odding and can be seen in museum van Bommel van Dam in Venlo from 18 September 2022 to 26 February 2023.