Het Beatles Museum, Alkmaar

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Meet John, Paul, George, and Ringo at Het Beatles Museum, dedicated to probably the most popular band of the 20th century. Arguably the largest collection of Beatles items collected by a single person, the museum displays original band member clothing, albums, instruments, personal documents, toys, books, and comic books inspired by the four iconic musicians. Although the band never visited or played in this town, the local collector and die-hard fan Azing Moltmaker managed to compile a big collection of all things Beatles. The onsite store sells all kinds of Beatles merchandise, from books to bootleg CDs. A visit to Het Beatles Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Alkmaar itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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  • We took a great pleasure to visit this Museum, it seems the biggest Museum in the world on the Beatles. The owner has quite a collection, and here exposes only a part! The costumes worn on stage, gadgets, many album covers with all their variants. Explanatory panels on their career, records, their lives. A nice shop, with dvd, cd, t-shirts, accessories... The owner was present at the scene, and was inexhaustible on the subject. He has published many books very sharp on the subject, on sale at the shop, as well as a set of 4 dvd exclusively on sale (45)
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  • A must for every music fan is the Beatles Museum in Alkmaar, this is a collection which comes from a private source. The owner/collector has collected about the Beatles in decades and put together what went in the market. It wanders through a contemporary history of the music that has shaped the world and is accompanied by the sounds of various Beatles songs. During my tour, I could more marvel at what I knew and have also an or whatever seen others to his own in his youth themselves was allowed to call. Just as it is in the one course of time changed to and much is giving away, not so here because here the history of the Beatles remains alive. The collector is looking forward to every visitor who shows interest in his collection, and it is very comfy to follow very impressive conversations with him. During a visit of Alkmaar, this Museum offers to since it also not is over.
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  • If you you should not miss this am Beatles fan. This is the largest Beatles museum of Netherlands. If you see all this beauty you feel young again. and it is instructive there is much written about the covers why they are made. and much more. I would say go look.
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  • Strange locaties for a Beatles museum, but a must visit for every Beatles fan. The friendly owner can tell you all there is to know about the collection.
  • Immense collection of Beatles-accessories, plates and images, run by real enthusiasts. Also for the non-fan to start watching.
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  • The place for the Beatles fan. There is a lot to see.
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  • Recommended, largest Beatles museum in the world, huge amount of material.
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  • The largest Beatles museum in the world with incredible lots of info about the fab four.
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