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Industrial Heritage – Pilot 1 “Electrical Engineering”

In prelude to a major permanent exhibition on the industrial heritage of the municipality of Emmen, Museum Collectie Brands presents four pilot exhibitions in 2024 & 2025. These are small-scale exhibitions. The first industrial heritage pilot exhibition focuses on the theme “electrical engineering”. The companies Industria and Nira (later Ericsson) will be featured. More information […]

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A Royal Life

On Friday the 7th of July, it was announced that King Willem-Alexander and his family will celebrate King’s Day 2024 in Emmen. Residents of the municipality of Emmen are proud of this, albeit with Drenthian modesty. So is Museum Collectie Brands. Founder of the museum, Jans Brands, has also collected objects related to the Dutch […]

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31 Days of December (CLOSED)

Every year we look forward to it, the December month. A period of holidays, festivities and cosiness. It is also the month of counting down to a new year. Who does not know the advent calendar where behind each box is a chocolate, present or even a small amount of money if you are lucky. […]

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Through the eyes of Janny Jalving (CLOSED)

Jantje Johanna Jalving (1923-2022), better known as Janny Jalving, painted throughout her whole life. Drenthe with its old farms was her favourite subject. That is, the really old farms, which were sometimes already in poor condition when Janny Jalving laid eyes on them. She loved that, because “life had passed over them”. Anyone familiar with […]

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A glimpse of recognition (CLOSED)

Old tins, how beautiful they are! They are not made like they used to be. Reason enough to devote an exhibition to this beautiful product. By the way, when we talk about tin, we don’t only mean storage tins. There are also wonderful toys made of tin. You can see it all in the exhibition […]

100 years of football passion at Zwartemeer: From bog playing grounds to professional football now… (CLOSED)

From playing football on the boglands to professional football Football has been practised in Southeast Drenthe for more than 100 years. Almost every village has its own football club. One that stands out is VV Zwartemeer. The club that was founded in 1921 has known many highs and lows. After the Second World War, the […]

From Magic Lantern to YouTube (CLOSED)

It is almost impossible to imagine our daily lives without photos and videos. Yet the technology is only about 200 years old. The exhibition From Magic Lantern to YouTube takes you on a time-travel journey through the development of photography and film. Do you know what a magic lantern is? Have you ever developed analogue […]