Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Four interesting exhibitions await your visit at Museum BroekerVeiling. Experience a day at the auction around the year 1900, delve into the history of the Realm of a Thousand Islands and follow the potatoes and cauliflowers  from the fields to the customer and listen to the stories of market gardener Arie. 

Exhibition 1: A Day at the Auction
What was the life of a market gardener like around 1900? Find out during ‘A Day at the Auction’. A 8 minute long film which you can see before your visit to the actual auction. Historic- and miniature images alternate during the film. Go back in time, see through the eyes of a market gardener and experience a day in his life around the year 1900. The audio of the film is in Dutch and it is subtitled in English, German and French. 

Exhibition 2: The Realm of a Thousand Islands
Blood, sweat and tears – a lot of hard work, that is how the Realm of a Thousand Islands was created. Discover the 15.000 islands as a whole area, dive into how it came to be and marvel on the scale of activities that took place there. An interactive map, presentation and exhibition in one. Great for children, climb on the wooden blocks around the table, look at the map, press the buttons and see what happens on the map…..

Exhibition 3: From Soil to Supermarket
In the exhibition ‘From Soil to Supermarket’ you will follow the journey of agricultural products from the fields to the customer. Discover the islands, each displaying their own theme within the journey, admire clothing end agricultural instruments. Watch interviews with actual market gardeners, a market gardeners wife, a quality inspector and a buyer at the auction. Follow the vegetables from the fields to the customers. All interviews are in Dutch with subtitles in English and German. 

Exhibition 4: Market Gardener Arie
What kind of boat is that? Why are the bridges here zo high? Have you ever heard the sound of a real ‘Kromhout’ engine? Market gardener Arie leads you through the museum grounds and tells you more about what you see. 

These exhibtions were made possible by:
          
         

   
Vereniging Vrienden van de Broeker Veiling