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Highlights Leeuwarden

19 february - 3 march

This week is entirely dedicated to the first official holiday of the year: the spring break! With the most enjoyable outings, both the young and old can indulge in a wonderfully diverse cultural program. From museums to active excursions, you won't be bored in the coming week. Here are the highlights from February 19th to March 3rd!

Agenda - fun!

Help Pake en Beppe de vakantie door

20 - 23 february

Help your pake and beppe (grandpa & grandma) through the spring break! From February 20 through to 23rd, museums throughout Friesland will open their doors especially for children. All kinds of fun activities are organized and children have free entrance 'on presentation' of an adult. So not only your pake and beppe can come, also your parents, uncle or aunt! Check all the info online: 

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Zet 'm op

Tuesday to Sunday​, Fries natuurmuseum

Unique exhibition around the Dutch Preparation Championship! This revolves around the question of who is the best at (among other things) stuffing a mammal, preparing a fish skeleton, or making a model of a bird. This results in a colorful collection of animals, a parade of birds and mammals, a unique view of the fauna of the Netherlands - and beyond.

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Miniature People Leeuwarden 

Daily, The entire city center 

Meet the smallest inhabitants of the city! At more than sixty locations in the city centre of Leeuwarden, you will discover the minuscule people in unexpected places. Rock climbers clamber up City Hall, homeless people sleep under a marble surround, and a construction worker with a jackhammer makes a huge crack in the ground.

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From the Outside to the Inside

Monday to Saturday​, Obe 

In this pop-up exhibition in Obe you will find unique and impressive creations by (former) homeless artists, who let you feel their perspective on the world. Discover special creations, personal portraits and a documentary by and about the artists. You can also follow an art route through the city center of Leeuwarden.

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Fries Landbouwmuseum

Saturday & Sunday

Friesland has been an agricultural province for centuries. For as long as we can remember, farmers have kept cattle and worked the land. This Frisian agriculture museum takes you into that history through three exhibitions with valuable traces left behind by the numerous agricultural activities.

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De Tocht

Wednesday - Sunday

The forecast is icy good and that can only mean one thing: it sil wêze! (It will be!) In the new musical extravaganza De Tocht, five friends must keep their promise - if the tour comes around one more time, they'll skate it and complete it together. But it turns out there is more at stake than just getting the box checked off.

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Discover more - let's go!