The Gorcums Museum is a many-sided museum. It tells the history of the town of Gorinchem, has a collection of 17th-century paintings, and shows contemporary art from Gorinchem. All year round the museum holds exhibitions on art, design and history. A visit to the Gorcums Museum is always different! You'll find the museum on the Grote Markt in Gorinchem, in the former town hall.
On the first floor you'll discover the town's history, from the Middle Ages to the present day. With the Gorcum Martyrs, the struggle against floods, the town's fortifications and portraits of well-known and less well-known Gorcumers, including the unique mayor Van Rappard.
Art from Gorinchem
The Gorcums Museum has a collection of art from Gorinchem, ranging from the 17th century to contemporary times. You'll see paintings by 17th-century masters like Abraham Bloemaert, Gerard van Kuyll and Jan Meerhout. Also there are works by 20th-century artists who lived and worked in Gorinchem.
All year round the museum holds exhibitions about contemporary art and design, cultural history, and various aspects of Gorinchem's rich past. Continuously changing, and always surprising.
In and around the museum
In the same building, you'll find the Tourist Information desk and the Oude Stadthuys café. A visit to the museum is an ideal combination with a walk through the historical fortified town.
Grote Markt 17
Tel. +31 183-632821
The museum is open all year, Tuesday to Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM (Sunday 1PM to 5 PM). Gorinchem can be reached easily by the A15 and A27 motorways. In town there is plenty of parking space. To reach Gorinchem by public transport, take the train to Gorinchem train station, from there the museum is a 10 minutes walk away.