The John Selbach Museum is located in the former ursuline cloister on Boomgaardstraat in the centre of Maaseik. museum comprises two sections over four floors.
The first section (first and second floors) holds the extensive collection of paintings from the 16th to the 19th century, depicting interiors, townscapes, still lifes, landscapes, seascapes, animals and portraits.
Wandering through the museum, visitors take a cultural trip through time. That impression is strengthened by the period rooms (ground floor) from the Renaissance to Biedermeier.
Dolls and toys (third floor) As well as this imposing collection of paintings and furniture, the former cloister also houses hostess Corinne’s Doll Museum.
Some dolls are made from wood, but there are also dolls made from papier mâché, wax, fabric and biscuit porcelain. There are 17th, 18th and 19th century period rooms, kitchens and fashion salons.
The dolls are exhibited alongside accessories, such as miniature furniture, dinner services, tin toys, teddy bears, trains and other knick-knacks.
3680 Maaseik How do I get here?
Adults : € 7,50
Groups (+20 pers), 65+ : € 6 per person
Young people (-12 jaar) : € 3,50
Every first Saturday of the month, the museum is open to individual visitors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (October-March); from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (April, May, June and September). In July and August every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Group visits are also possible at other times. Call to book.
The whole museum is open to people with a disability.