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Guided Tour North Caves incl. The Vault | Maastricht Underground

Maastricht

Discover more of the famous North Caves; you will also visit national storage location no. 9, better known as the Kluis (the Vault).

Built at the start of the Second World War, the purpose of this concrete bunker was to protect the Netherlands' most important art treasures from air attacks. About 800 artworks, including Rembrandt's Night Watch, Potter's The Young Bull, and Vermeer's Little Street, were stored here for three years. In the underground marl corridors, the air is chilly and damp. An ingenious climate control system ensured these delicate canvasses remained undamaged. In addition to the vault, you'll also visit the keepers' room, and the room used by the Dutch military police, charged with guarding the vault and the entrance tunnel. You'll also take a look at the technical room where the vault's climate was controlled. The guide will also entertain you with interesting anecdotes about the occupiers as well as the resistance. This is a short tour of a unique bit of heritage that offers a mixture of history, culture, and art.

When

  • Every saturday and sunday until march 26th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Every monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday starting from february 20th, 2023 until march 3rd, 2023 at 15:15
  • Daily starting from april 3rd, 2023 until april 6th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Daily starting from april 11th, 2023 until april 14th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Daily starting from april 17th, 2023 until april 21st, 2023 at 15:15
  • Daily starting from may 8th, 2023 until may 12th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Daily starting from may 15th, 2023 until may 17th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Daily starting from may 22nd, 2023 until may 26th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Every monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday starting from may 30th, 2023 until july 7th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Every monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday starting from september 4th, 2023 until october 13th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Daily starting from october 30th, 2023 until november 5th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Every saturday and sunday starting from november 11th, 2023 until december 24th, 2023 at 15:15
  • Daily starting from december 27th, 2023 until december 31st, 2023 at 15:15
  • Every saturday and sunday starting from april 1st, 2023 until july 9th, 2023 at 15:45
  • Friday the 7th of april 2023 at 15:45
  • Monday the 10th of april 2023 at 15:45
  • Every monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday starting from april 24th, 2023 until may 5th, 2023 at 15:45
  • Daily starting from may 18th, 2023 until may 19th, 2023 at 15:45
  • Monday the 29th of may 2023 at 15:45
  • Daily starting from july 10th, 2023 until september 3rd, 2023 at 15:45
  • Every saturday and sunday starting from september 9th, 2023 until october 15th, 2023 at 15:45
  • Daily starting from october 16th, 2023 until october 29th, 2023 at 15:45
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Prices

  • Adults€14.80

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