There are many reasons to visit the beautiful, historic Ootmarsum. Walking through the alleys and streets. Visit the many art galleries, museums and shops. Relax on a terrace on the square or walk just outside the town of Kuiperberg, with the orientation table on it. From the orientation point you have a particularly beautiful view over the surrounding Twente country.

Open air museum Ootmarsum

On the edge of Ootmarsum is the Open Air Museum Ootmarsum. In a beautiful, park-like area of ​​almost 2 hectares, a large number of authentic, regional craft buildings reflect the life of the past. Travel back to the time of that time and discover the story in the land of Heeren and Boeren?
Open: daily from 10 am to 5 pm.

December and January: only weekends and school holidays 10-17.00.

Guided tours and legends on request.
Open air museum Ootmarsum - Smithuisstraat 2 - Ootmarsum, tel. 0541-293099

The Drostenhuis

A richly furnished house that consists of various authentic style rooms and a formal French courtyard. The house was in the late 18th, early 19th century the residence of the Drost van Twente. On presentation of the entrance ticket to the Open Air Museum Ootmarsum you have free access to the Drostenhuis. The Drostenhuis can be visited every afternoon.
Drostenhuis - Walstraat 1 - Ootmarsum - tel. 0541-293099

RC Church HH Simon and Judas

A Romanesque pseudo basile from the 13th century. Church treasures including monstrance from 1400, an organ from 1814 and a burial cellar.
On view:
  • Monday to Friday 10.30-12 and 14.30-16
  • closed on Saturday,
  • Sunday from 14.30 to 16.00
Other times on request at the VVV Ootmarsum, tel. 0541-291214.
RC Church HH Simon and Judas - Kerkplein 28 - Ootmarsum - tel. 0541-291214

Educational museum Educatorium

Completely furnished classes (from 1650, 1910, 1930 and 1960), numerous antique objects (globes, reading boards, benches, plates, wall charts and wall charts, etc.) This shows the development of school and education. Open: Tue - Fri 10 am - 5 pm, Sat - Mon from 2 pm to 5 pm. (January closed). On request for groups in the? Latin school? a lesson to be given.
Educational museum Educatorium - Keerweer 2 - Ootmarsum - tel. 0541-293129

Museum Christiaan Huygens

Knowledge center for time geometry. The museum collection includes: antique (tower) timepieces, sundials and clocks from the 16th century.
Open: Thu, Fri and Sat from 2 to 5 pm and by appointment.
Museum Christiaan Huygens - Gasthuisstraat 16 - Ootmarsum - tel. 0541-292211

Museum Ton Schulten

Permanent collection of paintings by Ton Schulten of (inter -) national artists from the private collection of paintings by Ton Schulten and sculpture by (inter -) national artists from the private collection of Ton Schulten.

  • Wed to Fri 14.00-17.00
  • Sat 11 am-5pm