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Van Gogh dazzles at Netherlands' Kroeller-Mueller

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 11, 2012 at 1:36 pm •  Published: December 11, 2012
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Although the Kroeller-Mueller Museum has decided to more actively promote its Van Gogh works, its collection ranges well beyond that with important paintings by Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso, Fernand Leger, Piet Mondrian, Paul Gauguin, Giorgio de Chirico and dozens of others. It also features one of Europe's best sculpture gardens, with works by Auguste Rodin, Henry Moore, Niki de Saint Phalle and many more.

The museum is located in Otterlo, Netherlands, not far from the German border.

For the more adventurous, one of the museum's special attractions is the option to begin a visit at one of three park entrances rather than the museum itself. It's easy to borrow one of hundreds of free bicycles and cycle several kilometers (miles) on well-marked paths through the park's gentle dunes and pine trees to the museum.

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If You Go...

KROELLER-MUELLER MUSEUM: Located in Otterlo, Netherlands, not far from the German border; http://www.kmm.nl . Open Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

GETTING THERE: The museum is a two-hour drive from Amsterdam; access by public transportation is possible but requires a combination of trains and buses.