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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|Type of Museum Pass||Price|
|Adult Pass||€ 75|
|Young Person Pass||€ 39|
|Kids Pass||€ 39|
Standard tickets Keramiekmuseum Princessehof
|0 t/m 17 jaar||free of charge|
|Combikaart met het Fries Museum||€ 22|
|Groepen vanaf 10 personen||€ 9,50|
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