National Monument to the Mobilization Invalids of World War I
Garden Klokkengieterijmuseum (vanBergen Bellfoundry Museum) Provincialeweg at Geuzenstraat Heiligerlee, Groningen, Netherlands LL: N 53.15603, E 7.00759*Former location (1985-87):
Aardenburg, Zeeland, Netherlands*Former location (1964-85):
Klokkestoel bij Huize Merelhof Torenstraat Drachten, Friesland, Netherlands (then listed as DRACHTEN - HM)
Klokkengieterijmuseum Provincialeweg 46 9677 PD Heiligerlee T/F: 0597 41 81 99 E: (Webform @ www.klokkengieterijmuseum.nl)
No regular schedule of live play; automatic at the hour while the museum is open (most afternoons, Apr-Oct; full schedule on Website).
Basses below cabin; bells cast in 1965, 1967 and 1968 - the last large carillon by Van Bergen.
Traditional carillon of 49 bells Pitch of heaviest bell is D# in the middle octave Transposition is up 3 semitone(s) Keyboard range: --D / C -- There are two missing bass semitones The whole instrument was installed in 1987 with bells made by vanBergen in 1964 Year of latest technical information source is 2008
WCF photo of the carillon in the garden
of the Museum
WCF photo of the empty tower on the front of the Museum; once upon a time this may have held a carillon.
Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the vanBergen bellfoundries,
in this region
and in the world.
Ranking among all Netherlands traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Netherlands traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Netherlands traditional carillons by year of completion.
Index to all traditional carillons in Netherlands.
Index to all tower bell instruments in NL.Groningen.
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