The Zeeuws Museum has over 30,000 art treasures that recall Zeeland’s past. The varied collection includes the famous Zeeland tapestries and the historical collection of the Royal Zeeland Scientific Society, with unusual objects such as a baby dragon, an ivory pocket sundial and an Indian headdress. The museum also contains the Province of Zeeland’s collection of contemporary art, including work by Marinus Boezem, Piet Dieleman and Jan van Munster.
Main collection fields:
Zeeland tapestries and the Eighty Years’ War
- Traditional costumes, jewellery and accessories
- Porcelain and silver
- Archaeological finds
- Old paintings and applied art
- Natural history, fossils and shells
- Modern and contemporary art
More information can found under the heading ‘highlights’ and in the database. The selection is still limited for the moment, but more items will be added soon.