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  • What is there to see?

    The Museum Mayer van den Bergh immerses you in a very special, intimate, homely atmosphere. You will be introduced to a wonderful collection and to the man who assembled it on his own. And to the world-famous Mad Meg by Pieter Bruegel.
Plan your visit
Everything you need to know to plan and make the most of your visit to the Museum Mayer van den Bergh.
We have selected the works you definitely shouldn’t miss. You will be astonished, moved and awe-struck by these masterpieces.
Free visit
Wednesday 26 December 2018 from 10:00
Families, Individual visitors
Visit the Museum Mayer van den Bergh for free on the last Wednesday of every month.
Restoration Dulle Griet reveals unseen wealth of colour and fresh discoveries
Peter Bruegel the Elder’s Dulle Griet is restored and has regained its spectacular original appearance with the rediscovery of a blue-green sky. The restored panel is now in excellent shape for the upcoming Bruegel celebrations. It will travel to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, where it will be one of the highlights of the large-scale international Bruegel exhibition. Dulle Griet will then return to the museum in the spring of 2019.
The museum bears the name of Fritz Mayer van den Bergh, a man of means, art connoisseur and eminent collector. Who was he? What role does his mother play in the story? What did he collect? And where does Pieter Bruegel come into it all?
The name of Pieter Bruegel the Elder is known worldwide. However, this was not the case in Fritz Mayer van den Bergh’s day. Again, he was ahead of his time. Bruegel’s works are now the undoubted high points of the museum collection.
Guided tours
Fritz Mayer van den Bergh was a visionary collector. His masterpieces from the Middle Ages and Renaissance can be seen today in a homely and intimate atmosphere. Discover his story on one of our guided tours.