Tag: Princessehof

The Princessehof of Maria Louise (2)
Exhibitions, Travel

The Princessehof of Maria Louise (2)

My first museum visits after the start of the covid-19 crisis were happily a good experience. While the terraces and streets in the city centre of Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, in the afternoon were too packed to my liking – it was great weather – I went off to see two museums, and afterwards had a […]

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The Princessehof of Maria Louise (1)
Exhibitions, Travel

The Princessehof of Maria Louise (1)

Finally a live “royal” event again. Museums in the Netherlands were allowed to open their doors again on 1 June. On Saturday 20 June I attended the opening of the new permanent exhibition “The Princessehof of Maria Louise” at the Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. The building was once the city […]

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The Princessehof – Reopening of a 100-year old Museum Princessehof
Castles, Travel

The Princessehof – Reopening of a 100-year old Museum

On 9 October 2017 the Princessehof (court of the Princess) in Leeuwarden – also known as the National Museum of Ceramics – closed its doors for renovation. Actually the renovation already started before the Autumn, but parts of the museum were open as long as possible. The reopening will be on 2 December 2017. Just […]

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Leeuwarden – Once a Royal Residence
Exhibitions, Travel

Leeuwarden – Once a Royal Residence

Once Leeuwarden was a real royal residence, small and unknown, from the late 16th century to 1765, when Princess-Regent Maria Louise died in the city. Just visit the Tourist Information near the railway station and get yourself the Orange-Nassau Walk through the historical city of Leeuwarden to find the traces that are still there. There […]

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