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Couven Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Particularly good if you like Delft Tiles!

A pleasant little museum showing local china, furniture and glass. It has an excellent collection... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2015
Eva Julia T
London, United Kingdom
Nice Historical City Museum -

This nice museum close to the City Hall and Market Square is well worthwhile a visit while in town... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2015
Otto B
Waterloo, Belgium
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  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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Huehnermarkt 17, 52062 Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

A Simple place , Not a Must , but if you are around the Markt and have some spare time , you can go and spend it there

Thank Elementeyas
Reviewed 29 July 2015

A pleasant little museum showing local china, furniture and glass. It has an excellent collection of old Delft tiles.

Thank Eva Julia T
Reviewed 11 July 2015

This museum is absolutely worth it! It is very close to the Markt and Rathaus, and it is one of the most beautiful houses we have visited. One thing we loved was that every room had detailed explanations in English and other languages about the...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2015

This nice museum close to the City Hall and Market Square is well worthwhile a visit while in town. The overall evaluation of Very Good is a bit high. Good would better reflect the situation. Exhibits mainly cover the 18th and 19th century and many...More

Thank Otto B
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Things I learned during my visit: People were very interested in Asian cultures during that time, they had strange decorative objects, and by that time coffee, tee and chocolate had spread to the middle-class and even began spreading to the peasant class. There is a...More

Thank Holo P
Reviewed 16 January 2015

I wasn't expecting it to be so nice! Full of antiques and really gives you an idea how the upper middle class lived in the 1800s. The actual history of the building in addition to the families is also told. Worth the €5!

2  Thank justinehresman
Reviewed 21 November 2014

I have never seen so many cutleries in a museum; they seem to be in every room. The museum is housed in a 17th century with a long history. The building was badly damaged in WW2 of which you can see pictures on the stairways....More

4  Thank SeimenBurum
Reviewed 26 December 2013

This gem of a museum was a wonderful respite from the hustle and bustle of the Aachen Christmas Market. The Couven Museum is one of the ‘stations’ on the Route Charlemagne which connects historical and culturally important locations around the important European city of Aachen....More

5  Thank EximiousTraveller
Reviewed 25 December 2013

Very nice, small museum with lovely pieces of furniture and a few musical instruments and gorgeous grandfather clocks, all reflecting home decor fashion and taste of the petit bourgeois. From the website: "The rooms of the museum show the development of the various styles of...More

3  Thank Flyingpig666
Reviewed 2 November 2013

An upper middle class house from 18th and 19th century. Quite nice to show that aspect of life to our kids rather than the usual palaces or peasants extremes.

1  Thank Steve R
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