Ceramics museum

June 5th 2021

In the middle of the historic city center of Leeuwarden is the 18th-century city palace of Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel, Princess of Orange Nassau, ancestor of King Willem-Alexander. Here you will find the Ceramics Museum Princessehof.

Today the museum has a rich collection. The emphasis is on Asian, European and modern ceramics. For example, the museum has the largest and most varied collection of Chinese porcelain in the Netherlands and shows a rich and versatile picture of Dutch Art Nouveau and Art Deco ceramics from the period 1880-1930. The collection has a number of absolute highlights such as imperial porcelain from China and a sculpture by Karel Appel.

The Princessehof is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 to 17:00. Reservations are required, you can order a ticket online via the website.

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