History

Explore Holland’s rich history in our main gallery. The gallery features stories from our agricultural beginnings, manufacturing in our community, ships on the Great Lakes, the Holland Fire, and much more. Some of our must-see artifacts include:dog butter churner, medal of honor interactive display, Indonesian guardian statues, Dia de los

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Dutch Galleries

The Holland Museum, originally the Netherlands Museum, has been a recipient of impressive gifts of Dutch culture from donors here and around the world for the last three-quarters of a century. While many of these gifts were on display, many others languished in storage for lack of gallery space. The

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Smithsonian Spark!Lab – Opens August 3, 2018!

What is Spark!Lab? Spark!Lab is the brainchild of the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation in the Smithsonian Institution. The exhibit will allow children and families to create, collaborate, explore, test, experiment, problem solve and invent. Activities include traditional science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), with art,

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Atmosphere of Distinction

During the twentieth century, women throughout the country took great strides toward equality and began abandoning their traditional roles, as well as restrictive fashions, in search of greater opportunity and comfortable clothing. “Atmosphere of Distinction” displays how the emergence of the women’s rights movement impacted West Michigan fashion trends and

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