Kröller-Müller Museum, The Netherlands

I first heard about the Kröller-Müller Museum eight years ago. A colleague at 180 (remember those days?) came into work on a Monday morning raving about the experience she’d had at Kröller-Müller over the weekend. I was told that the museum was surrounded by an expansive national park that you could explore by bike, and that the museum itself had a vast collection of art in addition to a lovely sculpture garden. It sounded like an idyllic day trip, and I’ve now had ‘a visit to the Kröller-Müller museum’ scribbled on my Dutch to-do list for more than 7 years. Each time a visitor came to town, I would coax to see if there was any interest in a cultural day outside of Amsterdam. But the train ride to the east of Holland always seemed a bit too long for my out-of-town guests, who always seemed to be more interested in exploring the Rijksmuseum and Ann Frank House within the city.And just when it seemed like I might never make it to the Kröller-Müller Museum, Kai finally agreed to take the leap with me! Continue reading