This former city gate, dating back to 1229, is the oldest surviving city gate in the Netherlands. It was used as a storage space, armoury and an artist’s studio and and nowadays, it houses a museum with exhibitions on Maastricht's history. The views from the top are also worth the visit!
Easter Monday - last autumn day:
daily: 1 pm - 4.30 pm
Wikipedia (Dutch) http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helpoort_(Maastricht)
More information at vvvmaastricht.nl http://vvvmaastricht.nl/dagje_uit/helpoort.html
Phone +31 43 3212586
Address St. Bernardusstraat 24b Maastricht, Netherlands
Coordinates 50°50'43.001" N 5°41'39.001" E