Keramiekmuseum PrincesseHof
Grote Kerkstraat 11 The Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics

The Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics

The finest ceramics collected in The Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics. The museum has the largest and most varied collection of Chinese porcelain in the Netherlands and has a rich collection of the Dutch Art Nouveau and Art Deco ceramics from the period 1880-1930. The 18th-century city palace of Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, Princess of Orange Nassau, ancestor to King Willem-Alexander, is located at the heart of Leeuwarden’s historic city centre. This building houses the Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics. Our collections of Chinese Imperial porcelain, magnificent Art Nouveau and iconic Delft Blue objects, and works by artists such as Picasso, show that ceramics are of all times and of all ages. In addition to the permanent exhibition From East and West the museum has a lively programme of varying, much talked-about exhibitions.

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The finest ceramics collected in The Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics. The museum has the largest and most varied collection of Chinese porcelain in the Netherlands and has a rich collection of the Dutch Art Nouveau and Art Deco ceramics from the period 1880-1930. The 18th-century city palace of Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, Princess of Orange Nassau, ancestor to King Willem-Alexander, is located at the heart of Leeuwarden’s historic city centre. This building houses the Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics. Our collections of Chinese Imperial porcelain, magnificent Art Nouveau and iconic Delft Blue objects, and works by artists such as Picasso, show that ceramics are of all times and of all ages. In addition to the permanent exhibition From East and West the museum has a lively programme of varying, much talked-about exhibitions.

The museum is housed in the 18th-century city palace Mary Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Princess of Orange-Nassau, ancestor of our present king. The Princessehof is in a beautiful and easily accessible location in the historic town of Leeuwarden.

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Data & times

  • every Mondayclosed
  • every Tuesdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Wednesdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Thursdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Fridayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Saturdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Sundayfrom 11:00 to 17:00

Prices

  • Adult€12.50
  • Groups€1.00
  • Children€0.00 Kinderen en jongeren (t/m 17 jaar jaar)
  • CJP (Cultural youth pass)€9.50 Combikaart met het Fries Museum
  • MJK (Museumjaarkaart)€0.00
  • Payment options: Cash, PIN, Credit card

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Blind/visually impaired

  • Rating: 3 stars

Infirm

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Deaf/hard of hearing

  • Rating: 4 stars
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Assistance dog

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