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Thermenmuseum (Roman Baths Museum)

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This museum contains the foundations of a gigantic Roman bathhouse that is 2,500 m2 in size and is... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Des H
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Interesting and informative museum

Great for teens and children over 7. Small Interactive area for children. Nice layout to Leland... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Kimberly W
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

This museum contains the remains, partially reconstructed, of a Roman bathhouse composed of several large rooms. You walk on an overhead walkway and look down at a series of foundations and partially reconstructed arches and columns. There are video screens above the panel describing each...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This museum contains the foundations of a gigantic Roman bathhouse that is 2,500 m2 in size and is Holland’s best preserved Roman building. It was found during WW2 when the ground was about to be turned over to growing food in 1940. Properly excavated in...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We stumbled across it while we were taking a walk around the town. It was great to see the history in Helen goes way back to an actually Roman village. I suggest you go and check it out.

Thank Daven C
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

20 yrs ago, there were multi language displays for information here. All gone. Dutch only. It was only after seeing the comment that you got to see a film first. Not offered. We had to ask. However all the stuff in the shop IS English....More

Thank AOC56
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Old formula museum without innovations to make it more attractive for different generations. Museum did not change much after first visit 15 years ago.

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I live in the USA, but have family in Heerlen, and have been back there several times in the last 3 years. I cannot believe we did not enter this unprepossessing building, The Thermenmuseum/ Roman Baths on our first visit! The second year, second visit...More

Thank JFH202
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We spent several happy hours exploring the museum. On arrival we were given a leaflet in English about the Romans in the area, we then saw a film in English about the history of the Roman Baths We then wondered round the museum. All the...More

Thank Gillian F
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Great for teens and children over 7. Small Interactive area for children. Nice layout to Leland about the time when the Romans were in the area. Not a big place but worth the visit on a rainy day.

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

The interactive presentation of the Roman thermal bathing house is very interesting. We weren't expecting much. We were willing to "take the risk" since we currently hold the Dutch Museum Card. It was worth it. The staff was very friendly. The concept of a Spa...More

Thank Strattybird
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Took my three children (2 teens and a 9 year old) to this museum. There were quite a few interactive exhibits, which interested the children, and wonderfully preserved and diverse archives. Good use of technology coupled with history. We got the film in English and...More

Thank Connie S
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