Museum Het Behouden Blik

In this smalles museum of the northern Netherlands you will find a glimpse of recognition into our society by means of a large collection of Dutch decorative tins (1880-1980).


Het Behouden Blik
Hoofdstraat 99
9982 AC Uithuizermeeden
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Welcome in the smallest museum of the northern Netherlands

Here you will encounter a large collection of tin boxes and memorabilia of well-known Dutch brands as De Gruyter, Douwe Egberts, Van Nelle, Van Houten, Broekema, Verkade, Niemeijer, Tiktak and many more. The collection offers you a glimpse into the kitchen of the Dutch society. Come, be amazed at the glimpse of recognition and see how a society has changed over the years, or not at all.

Gathered with attention and well  worth a glimpse!

Opening times

  • Every monday closed
  • Every tuesday closed
  • Every wednesday closed
  • Every thursday from 10:00 to 17:00
  • Every friday closed
  • Every saturday closed
  • Every sunday closed
  • Note: opening times may be different during public holidays


  • Het Behouden Blik has no admission fee. You can make any donation you think is fair into the Onderhoudsblik.
  • Payment options: Cash, PIN

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