Van Gogh Monuments in Brabant

39 Van Gogh monuments

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. 

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Van Gogh Church Nuenen Location

Papenvoort 2
5671 CR Nuenen

Vincent van Gogh’s father preached in this church in Nuenen.

Vincentre | Temporary closed Location

Berg 29
5671 CA Nuenen

Nuenen is an ‘outdoor museum’ with no fewer than 21 buildings and landscapes which have a direct relationship with Van Gogh in...

Vincent van GoghHuis Location

Markt 26
4881 CN Zundert

The Vincent van GoghHuis: a living arts centre in the birthplace of Brabant’s most famous artist ever, stands on the spot where...

Grote Kerk Breda Location

Kerkplein 2
4811 TX Breda

Vincent’s grandfather – also called Vincent – who was descended from an art-loving family in The Hague, was a preacher at the...

Van Gogh Church - TEMPORARY CLOSED Location
Interior of the Van Gogh Church

Markt 4
4875 CE Etten-Leur

Located in the centre of Etten-Leur, the Van Gogh Church offers a fascinating glimpse into what is probably the least known period...

Nune Ville Location

Berg 24
5671 CC Nuenen

The Begemann family lived in house Nune Ville. Here Vincent fell in love with Margot Begemann.

De Opwettense watermolen Location

Opwettenseweg 203
Nuenen

This watermill is located next to the Kleine Dommel in Nuenen. Vincent van Gogh painted this mill in 1884.

Old Tower and father Van Gogh’s grave Location

5671 DT Nuenen

We now look over the fields, but here Vincent saw the old tower of 15th century church with cemetery. He loved the church and...

Antoon Hermans’ house Location

Keizersgracht 15
5611 GC Eindhoven

This house was built by Pierre Cuypers on a commission from the retired goldsmith Antoon Hermans.

Old Town Hall Etten-Leur Location

Markt 1
4875 CB Etten-Leur

The old council offices (also known as the Meeting Centre) was the former town hall of Etten-Leur. It was here that Vincent van...

The Watermill at Kollen Location

Collseweg 3
5641 JN Eindhoven

In May 1884 Vincent worked on a number of paintings of mills. He painted the watermill at Kollen that he passed when walking from...

Gennep Watermill Location

Genneper watermolen
Genneperweg 143
5644 RS Eindhoven

Van Gogh painted the watermill several times.

Broekdijk Avenue of Poplars Location

Hoekstraat 1
5674 NN Nederwetten

In 1884 Vincent Van Gogh painted ‘Avenue of Poplars in Autumn’ (F122), a depiction of the Schoteldonkse Hoeve farmhouse and the...

The Potato Eaters’ cottage Location

Gerwenseweg 4
5674 SG Nuenen

The farmhouse belonging to the De Groot family stood here in Vincent’s time. Vincent painted the farmhouse and the family acted...

Sint Annaplein boarding house Location

Sint Annaplein 18
5038 TV Tilburg

The house of the Chief Commissioner for taxes Jan Hannik and his wife Adriana van der Griend stood on this spot at Korvel 57.

Site of the vicarage with Vincent’s first studio. Location

Roosendaalseweg 4
4875 AA Etten-Leur

Vincent van Gogh had his first studio in the vicarage in Etten-Leur. The actual building is no longer there but a statue marks...

Verger’s house Etten-Leur Location

Markt 4
4875 CE Etten-Leur

The Claes family (Klaas on the map) lived in the verger’s house at the time.

Jan Provily’s boarding school Location

Stationsstraat 16
4761 BS Zevenbergen

This building was formerly Jan Provily’s boarding school for boys. Vincent went to school there after the summer of 1864, when...

Verger Schafrat’s house Location

Park 51
5671 GC Nuenen

Vincent rented a studio from May 1884 from the Catholic verger Johannes Schafrat at what was then known as Heieind 540.

Villa Mertersem Location

Haagweg 389
4813 XC Breda

Villa Mertersem can be found in the neighbourhood Princehage in Breda. Vincent's uncle Cent lived here.

De Roosdonck windmill Location

Gerwenseweg 2
5674 SG Nuenen

The windmill that takes its name from the area in which it was built is located in the open countryside just north of Nuenen.

Weaver’s house Location

Berg 40
5671 CC Nuenen

Just one of the many weavers’ houses that were in Nuenen in Van Gogh’s time has been preserved. It was built in 1763 and is now...

Helvoirt Vicarage Location

Torenstraat 47
4268 AS Helvoirt

Vincent van Gogh’s father was the minister at the Reformed Church in Helvoirt from February 1871. Vincent never lived in Helvoirt,...

Graves of grandparents and Oom Cent Location

Haagweg 334
4813 XE Breda

Vincent van Gogh’s grandparents are buried in a Protestant graveyard.