Museum of Natural History

De Bosquetplein 7, www.nhmmaastricht.nl
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A visit to the Natural History Museum Maastricht is a treat for all ages. Your imagination will be sparked in our exhibitions; discover fossils millions of years old found in Maastricht and its surroundings, and also learn all about the nature around you, past and present.

Stroll through the the museum's garden or travel back in time in the cabinet of curiosities.

Discover the wonderful world of our natural history during Museum Night Maastricht!

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Build a Bèr

The opening of the Mosasaur Experience at the Natural History Museum Maastricht with a life-size mosasaur 3d print is scheduled for 2024. But we still have to wait a while before that happens so during museum night we will be giving a little sneak preview. We will show you what the 3D printing ... Read more »

20:00 - 01:00

Kapel

Design Your Own Museumnight Bag!

Leave your purse at home because you can make your own bag at the Natural History Museum. Personalise a bag to carry all your museum night goodies with you. Bags, markers and fun templates, we'll provide all the ... Read more »

20:00 - 01:00

Kapel

Cocktailbar Shake & Serve

Shake and Serve has specialised in cocktail catering since 2005, making it one of the first cocktail caterers in the Netherlands. Since then, Shake and Serve has developed into one of the largest cocktail caterers and this evening they can be found at the Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht with an ... Read more »

20:00 - 01:00

Huiskamer

Bat Spotting

In the museum garden, join bat expert Ger Beckers and his bat detector. Bats are nocturnal animals par excellence. They are also active in the centre of Maastricht. Ger shows you how to see and hear them in the museum garden, as they hunt over the Jeker ... Read more »

20:00 - 01:00

Museumtuin

Butterflies of the Night

Did you know that most butterfly species fly at night? There are as many as 2,400 species of nocturnal butterflies. So there are actually a lot more to see at dusk. The best way to see them is to attract them with light. In the museum's garden, Paul Vossen will be using an illuminated sheet to see ... Read more »

20:00 - 01:00

Museumtuin

Let's Get Tattooed

Local tattoo artist Wouter Wilms of Last Port Tattoo will place live tattoos inspired by the beautiful collection of the Natural History Museum Maastricht. You can choose from a number of flash designs he created exclusively for Museum Night. Want a lasting memory? Then bring cash and get tattooed. ... Read more »

20:00 - 01:00

Educatielokaal

Solastalgia: Animation by Emmy Mevissen

A stop-motion animation about missing something or someone while it or the person is still there. How unbearable it can be that things change but there isn't always anything you can do. And that things will work out anyway, even if that doesn't mean the same as going back to how things were. This ... Read more »

20:00 - 01:00

Auditorium

Build a Burrito

Vlees of vega? Het kan allemaal bij Build-a-Burrito! Build a Burrito serveert Cali-Tex-Mexicaans streetfood live vanuit een kleurrijke foodtruck. De gerechten bestaan alleen uit verse ingrediënten, ingrediënten die ter plekke worden gesneden, gekruid en gebakken. Muy ... Read more »

20:00 - 01:00

Ingang

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