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Open today from 10:00 until 17:00

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Day Opening hours
Fri - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Overview of opening hours
Loevestein 1
5307 TG Poederoijen
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0183 - 44 71 71

Slot Loevestein
Loevestein Castle
Kinderen in het museum
Explore the castle

Pass through the gate of Loevestein Castle and travel centuries back in time. At the museum, learn about Hugo Grotius, the Middle Ages and the Hollandic Water Line. You will be given a key to discover everything on your own.

Hugo Grotius escaped from state prison Loevestein Castle in a crate of books. A stay at the castle is appreciated more these days. Some people even stay overnight. Loevestein Castle has a history of more than 650 years. The most notable period was undoubtedly when it served as a state prison. The most famous inmate was the law professor Hugo Grotius.


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