Plan your visit

Visitor info
Plan your visit

Welcome to the Princessehof Ceramics Museum, an 18th-century city palace in the middle of Leeuwarden's historic city centre.

Opening hours

The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 5pm.

Special opening hours: Easter Monday, Whit Monday and Boxing Day
Closed: On New Year's Day, King's Day and Christmas Day

Exhibitions and activities

Discover the rich collection, focusing on Asian, European and modern ceramics. The musuem holds the largest and most varied collection of Chinese porcelain in the Netherlands and shows a rich a multifaceted picture of Dutch art nouveau and art deco ceramics from the period 1880-1930.

Princessehof for everyone


The Princessehof is located in the middle of Leeuwarden's beautiful historic city centre, a ten-minute walk from the train and bus station. You enter the museum through the museum shop, there is also an entrance on the Groeneweg where you walk into the museum through the renovated palace garden. Click here for more information on the route.

Tea room

In our tea room, you will enjoy a special cup of tea, curated by a true tea sommelier: Robert Schinkel. The various teas are particularly well suited to a sweet or savoury treat. Click here for more information on our tea room.


Want to make your visit something special? You can do so with one of our advantageous packages. The tea room has recently been revamped and the menu has been put together with the help of a professional tea sommelier. For example, did you know that cheese and tea is a particularly good combination? We serve a world of teas and the pastries are fresh. Discover it all in our tea room. Are you visiting the museum with a group? Check out our group packages here.

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