Opening hours, address and telephone number

Open today from 11:00 until 17:00

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Day Opening hours
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon Closed
Overview of opening hours
Grote Kerkstraat 11
8911 DZ Leeuwarden
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058 - 29 48 958

Museum Princessehof aan de Grote Kerkstraat in Leeuwarden
Keramiekmuseum Princessehof on the Grote Kerkstraat in Leeuwarden
De China-zaal
The China Room
De Art Nouveau-collectie van het museum
The Keramiekmuseum's Art Nouveau collection
De eetkamer van Maria Louise van Hessen-Kassel in het Princessehof
Maria Louise of Hesse-Kassel's dining room at Princessehof

Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics is famous for its collection of Asian, European and modern ceramic artefacts. Tête, a ceramics sculpture by Karel Appel, is one of the highlights on display in this 18th-century city palace.

Princess of Orange-Nassau

The historic center of Leeuwarden is home to the palace of Marie Louise of Hesse-Kassel, Princess of Orange-Nassau, an ancestor of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics has a large collection of ceramics, ranging from imperial Chinese porcelain and Art Nouveau ceramics to the iconic Delftware and works by well-known artists such as Picasso. This proves that ceramics are a timeless artform for anybody and everybody.


In addition to the permanent collection From East and West, the museum also hosts temporary, high-profile exhibitions. Furthermore, world-famous artist M.C. Escher was born in this building in 1898.


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