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Meuse stories from the south

What is your story about the Meuse? Almost every Limburger has a connection with this river. Perhaps you visit its banks for inspiration or solace. Or maybe you experienced fearful moments during the floods. Ons Limburgs Museum brings together these Meuse stories with objects from the museum collection.

My Meuse.
Your story.
Our Limburg Museum.

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Horst Aan de Maas: a tale of many cities
Thijs Kuijpers
Thijs Kuijpers5
Opa en vader Wilbert Rutten bijgesn
All it takes is one mistake
Wilbert Rutten
Wilbert Rutten13
Still film boerinnenleven1
Strong women of the Meuse
dr. Margit van der Steen18
Spelende kinderen Foto Robert Boons
Playing at the Musschenberg
Christiaan van Roij
Christiaan van Roij4
Ets de Maascentrale van PLEM
Floods as a playground
Portret Henk staand
Henk Schreurs8

Your story here?

Do you have a special memory or experience related to the Meuse river?

Share your story!
L09744 DF Jacques Peeters Steyl kleiner
Figures of Steyl
Sef Derkx
Sef Derkx11
Blik op de Maas door BJ Baartmans
Going with the flow
BJ Baartmans
BJ Baartmans14
1972 Marry en Elisabeth eerste ontmoeting
Pen pals since the 1960s
Marry de Zwart Meijerhof
Marry de Zwart22
John van Raaij Limburgs Museum 2
A youth on the Meuse
John van Raaij portret
John van Raaij21
John Theuws aan de Maas staand
The Meuse in the middle
John Thews
John Theuws20
Vissers aan de Maas Jac Janssen Limburgs Museum LR
Anglers on the Meuse
Jac Janssen
Jac. Janssen25
De Kleine Weerd Ellyan van Duurling
Peninsula on the border
Ellyan van Duurling portret
Ellyan van Duurling20

Do you also have a special memory of the Meuse?

Share it with us!
Marieke Koppelmans
Bibi Beekman Conservator Archeologie LM

Meuse and high water: they are inextricably linked

Limburgers sing about the Meuse in songs:
John Theuws aan de Maas staand

John Theuws

The Meuse in the middle

John van Raaij Limburgs Museum 2

John van Raaij

A youth on the Meuse

More Meuse?

Can't get enough of this Limburg lifeline? Previously, we searched the province with Limburgers for answers to questions such as ‘Why can't we drink the water from the Meuse?’ and ‘Where does Limburgers' love for the Meuse come from?’ Discover topics like these and more at Ons Limburgs Museum.

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