Break-in at the museum
Thieves made off with precious Chinese ceramics
Monday 13 February 2023 a burglary took place at Princessehof National Museum of Ceramics. In the process, eleven objects were removed from an installation in a temporary exhibition. The police were at the scene within five minutes, but were unable to apprehend anyone. During the escape, seven of the eleven objects fell and were badly damaged; a search is underway for the remaining four objects and the perpetrator(s). Police are investigating and have issued an appeal for witnesses. The museum will remain closed the following week due to the police investigation and further measures. The Princessehof will reopen on 21 February 2023.