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Admire statues of saints in the hills of southern Limburg

Logo of Museum Vaals

Stained-glass windows, classic ceiling decorations: the building of Museum Vaals is just as impressive as the collection itself. Admire over two hundred beautiful statues of saints in this monumental monastery chapel

In the beautiful hilly South Limburg you will find Museum Vaals. Admire hundreds of statues of saints and exhibitions in the monumental monastery chapel De Esch. The chapel is already a picture in itself, with beautiful stained glass windows and richly decorated walls and ceilings. with beautiful stained glass windows and wall and ceiling paintings. The museum also calls itself a colourful viewing box. But then the gigantic version: the largest statue is about 3.5 meters high!

The Black Madonna

Opposite the museum you will find museum café De Zwarte Madonna (The Black Madonna). A must to make your visit complete: you sit here on antique prayer chairs from a real nunnery. The bar still has real altars, a confessional and a choir stall and on the walls there are old religious prints, which some people will recognize from their school days.

The Monastery Park

The museum is located in a large park, including a huge forest. Several statues of saints can also be admired here. Special: in the beautiful Maria Chapel in the park you can burn a candle.