“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.
A visit to Nuenen begins with a visit to the Vincentre Museum.
Here you can get to know Vincent better as a person and follow his development to become a world-famous artist. Van Gogh lived and worked in Nuenen from 1883 to 1885. In that period he produced no less than a quarter of his total oeuvre. Places where Van Gogh stood, the buildings and landscapes he saw, drew and painted can still be visited.
Let us give you that ‘Wow’ feeling!
Entrance tickets are only available in the Vincentre.
If you want to arrange tickets in advance, you can buy them here quickly and easily:
Audiotours are available in the Vincentre
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)