No less famous attraction is Frans Hals Museum, which displays a collection of paintings by famous Dutch painters. Works presented here include several priceless masterpieces of Frans Hals himself. The paintings depict famous architectural monuments of the city. A kind of city attraction is the railway station building. Throughout its centuries-old history, it was completely rebuilt several times and drastically changed its appearance. Today, visitors to the city can admire the beautiful art nouveau building.
The center of Harlem's historic district is old Grote Markt. The largest market in town was located here several centuries ago. In the same place is the Town Hall, one of the oldest buildings in the city. The beautiful architectural landmark served as a source of inspiration for many local artists. St. Ann's Catholic Church and Villa Welgelegen stand out among other architectural sights. The latter was built in the middle of the 19th century. The interior of its rooms has been preserved to this day in its pristine form. The beautiful mansion contains a collection of antique furniture, paintings, and other objects of art, which are the most valuable exhibits.
An important tourist attraction is theSt. Elisabeth Gasthuis. Today the hospital's building houses a historical museum. An interesting exhibition on the history of the Second World War is presented by the Anne Frank House. The Museum of Industrial Art acquaints visitors with the latest achievements of science. Connoisseurs of fine art will enjoy the Teylers Museum opened back in 1784. Its walls keep the most valuable Flemish art collection, which attracts enthusiastic people from all over the world.