Mergelgrotten: Noordelijk Gangenstelsel

During the Second World War, these caves contained the painting by Rembrandt: The Nightwatch. You can also see there a lot of graffiti and amusing low-reliefs like that of the Mosasaurus, a prehistoric animal whose head was found in the caves in 1780 (Mosa: Maas).

Useful information

Price:

5.95 € (-11 years old 4.95 €)

Opening hours

daily in summer, departs at 12.30pm and 2pm; rest of year: telephone for timetable

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