Vincent was born in the village of Zundert. He started his career as a painter in Etten-Leur. In Nuenen, Van Gogh painted his first masterpiece Potato Eaters. Visit the heritage centres and Van Gogh Monuments at these locations and get to know the famous painter.
Vincent van Gogh was born and raised in Zundert. Memories of his youth are brought to life in the Vincent van GoghHuis.This Zundert initiative brings to life one of Vincent's dreams.
Having decided to become an artist, Vincent van Gogh returned to his parents’ house in Etten in 1881. This is where he found his first models and where he became inspired by the landscapes. See how Van Gogh laid the foundations for his future masterpieces.
Nuenen is an ‘outdoor museum’ with no fewer than 21 buildings and landscapes which have a direct relationship with Van Gogh in Nuenen. He produced a quarter of his total works in Nuenen, including his first masterpiece The Potato Eaters!
Admire original Van Gogh painings at the Noordbrabants Museum and learn all Brabant in Van Gogh's days.