Rijksmuseum Boerhaave joined DMGS

Newly added

Dutch Museum Gift Shop, the online destination for museum-inspired gifts, is pleased to announce the latest addition to its platform: special merchandise to accompany Rijksmuseum Boerhaave’s exhibition ‘Unimaginable’. This collaboration offers visitors an exclusive opportunity to discover a range of articles related to the exciting world of science and medicine at home.

By adding Rijksmuseum Boerhaave to the platform, Dutch Museum Gift Shop opens up a world of possibilities for visitors looking for a unique gift. Thanks to the seamless shopping experience, visitors can easily browse information about Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, and select and purchase museum items.

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek

In 1673, 350 years ago, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek exposed a completely new world with his very first microscope, a world that no one had ever seen before. The astonishing microworld becomes visible in the exhibition ‘Unimaginable’. A replica of his special microscope is now available online as a limited edition at DMGS and is one of the most striking products of Rijksmuseum Boerhaave


This carefully crafted replica pays homage to the pioneering work of the famous Dutch scientist. With its details and historical significance, this microscope is a true collector’s item that allows enthusiasts to admire and appreciate Van Leeuwenhoek’s remarkable achievements.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave

“We are delighted to welcome Rijksmuseum Boerhaave to our esteemed family of museums,” said Jitske Naberman, CEO of Dutch Museum Gift Shop. “This partnership allows us to expand our offerings and offer an even broader selection. The addition of Rijksmuseum Boerhaave brings the wonders of science and medicine directly to our customer’s fingertips.”

The collaboration between Dutch Museum Gift Shop and Rijksmuseum Boerhaave reflects a shared idea to promote the cultural and educational significance of museums online. Through this collaboration, both institutions aim to inspire and engage visitors in the rich history and remarkable achievements in the field of science.

Visit the webshop to get to know the Rijksmuseum Boerhaave and to discover the special replica microscope of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek.

For more information about Dutch Museum Gift Shop and the wide range of museum-inspired products, visit https://dutchmuseumgiftshop.nl/.

About Rijksmuseum Boerhaave

The collections of Rijksmuseum Boerhaave reflect five centuries of scientific history in the Netherlands and show what science is all about curiosity, guts, creativity and perseverance. This is reflected in our masterpieces, including the microscopes by Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, the first pendulum clock by Christiaan Huygens, the world’s oldest heliocentric planetarium, and anatomical specimens and objects by Dutch Nobel Prize winners.

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