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Review of Singer Museum

Singer Museum
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Laren
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

It was a real pleasure to see the newly reopened Singer Museum in it’s enhanced version. The choice of Impressionism and Beyond as the main draw appeared cryptic, but judging by the multitudes thronging the galleries and restaurant area, people appeared more tha happy to see the results of the renovation project.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I travelled to Holland (from Hungary) in the first place to see the Impressionists and Beyond exhibition in the Singer Museum in Laren. It was well worth the trip, the exhibition was rich in masterpieces, well laid out (albeit somewhat unorthodox in the timeline). Among other treasures, Signac’s “Tuna fishermen ready to leave Concarneu” and Henri-Edmond Cross’s “The lake in the Bois du Boulogne” were for me the highlights of the exhibition. It’s on until the 6th of May, 2018 - hurry there!

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Singer is not only a museum but also a theatre and it has recently been renovated. It is now an absolutely stunning building that would not be out of place in Amsterdam’s museum quarter but you would not expect something of this magnitude in the quaint little town of Laren. Absolutely worth a visit. Especially now the newly discovered Van Gogh pen drawings are on display at Singer.

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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I did not know of the existence of this beautiful jewel box of a museum. It was the collection of the owner of the American Singer sewing machine company. They loved Laren and the late 19th/early 20th century "second" Dutch school of painters so much that they moved there from America & were patrons of the arts.

The building itself is quite beautiful and so is the collection. Private rooms, wood paneled with glowing fires, where you can have a drink and relax. Nice gift shop and cafe. Self-service cloakroom with free lockers. Signs in Dutch and in English.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We spent a fantastic day in Laren, on a weekend that celebrated the recent addition to the museum. The museum is the centerpiece of the town, named for the American artist and Pittsburgh native who lived here with his artist wife for many years. Their personal collection was extensive and forms the base for this museum but it is much more today. We visited the Cuban Exhibit, very good. There is an outdoor sculpture garden still being fitted with sculptures. There are a number of exhibit rooms, a good cafe, a rooftop garden and now a new theatre. The village is small and delightful. The whole community turned out for the weekend festivities around the opening. The Elephant Parade came to town, WOW!
It was a great day. If you can manage a day trip, probably by car, do it.

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