“Did Van Gogh really stand here, on this very spot?”, asks an incredulous visitor to the guide. Yes, he really stood here. And he did so while making this painting”, replies the guide.
The visitor tries to comprehend this. “Wow” is the only thing he can say. It touches him. Nuenen. What an experience!
Letter 446 - Arrival in Nuenen, 15 May 1884
Brabant is home to a large number of locations with a discernible and tangible heritage. Places where Vincent van Gogh left his mark. He was inspired by the countryside and the hard-working Brabant people.There are many interesting heritage locations and landscapes within an hour’s drive. 39 of them have been proclaimed Van Gogh Monument.
To find the monuments in Nuenen, enter Nuenen.
The Vincentre museum will show you Nuenen as it was in 1883 when Vincent came to live here. You can experience things the way he experienced them. Modern techniques will make this a real happening.
And not just see, you can also use your hands!
You will get to know Vincent as a real person and see him develop into a world-famous artist.
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
Address: Berg 29, 5671 CA Nuenen, Netherlands
Audio tour: Visitors from other countries can hire an audio tour so they won’t miss out any of the experience.
Shop: The stylishly furnished shop has many items on sale. Together with the coffee corner this will make your visit complete.
Packages. Start by visiting the Vincentre museum. Then walk past a large number of Van Gogh Monuments with a guide. Check out the possibilities on ‘Plan your visit’.
The VVV Tourist Office for Nuenen is housed in the Vincentre
5671 CA Nuenen, Netherlands
Tel: +31(0)40 2839615 (NL/EN/DE)