If you love culture, then Doesburg is your city! This city is bustling and has everything you want. From museums and churches to events. And how about a cultural Sunday? These 6 cultural attractions are not to be missed in Hanseatic city Doesburg.
Enjoy performances in the Gasthuiskerk
The cultural heart of Doesburg, that is the Gasthuiskerk. The rebuilt and renovated church was built in the Middle Ages as a hospital and is now a stage with a large and varied cultural offer. Think concerts, operas, exhibitions, poetry festivals, open stages, lectures, cultural excursions and cabaret performances.
Enjoy art during Cultural Sunday
Every first Sunday of the month is Cultural Sunday in Doesburg. Artists, galleries, venues, museums and special locations then open their doors to the public. During this day you can enjoy art, crafts and culture from 12 to 17 hours. Plenty to see!
Marvel at the Lalique Museum
René Lalique (1860- 1945) has been called the da Vinci of jewelry and glass art. The works from the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods are filled with symbolism and "secret" details. In addition to the works of Lalique, there are also changing special exhibitions on display. Great: the museum card gives you free admission to the museum.
Stroll through Doesburg during Doesburgse Binnenste Buiten
Street theater, music, dance, mop-up bands. The Doesburg Inside Out event is for young and old and always takes place in the second full week of July.
During this annual event, various street theater artists from home and abroad perform in the atmospheric streets of this old Hanseatic city. For four days the city is filled with many stalls and the party goes on until midnight on the terraces with live music.
Get a jar of old-fashioned mustard in the Mustard Museum
When visiting Doesburg, don't miss this attraction: the Mustard Museum. If you ask a real Doesburger what there is to do in Doesburg, they will send you straight here.
In the museum mustard is still made the old-fashioned way with an old-fashioned wooden mustard chair, large millstones and wooden filling devices and containers. Don't forget to take a jar of mustard home with you! Although the mustard is delicious, you probably want to eat something else. Doesburg fortunately has many cozy restaurants and terraces where you can spend hours!
De Roode Tooren
Doesburg is proud of this small but beautiful museum De Roode Tooren and it is definitely worth a visit. This regional museum shows a collection concerning the history of the old Richterambt Doesborgh (1340), now about the municipality of Doesburg and the former municipalities Angerlo, Hummelo and Keppel.
In De Roode Tooren various rooms focus on topics such as geology, archaeology, prehistoric mammals, history, security, fortress history, trade and crafts, ecclesiastical objects, grocery store 1890/1935, working tobacco-cutter from 1894 and folklore.
Where: Roggestraat 9-11-13