There is a lot to see in Leeuwarden in the cultural field. You can think of the Fries Museum, where special exhibitions are waiting for you, including currently "Mata Hari".
Here more than fifty thousand years of history and culture of Friesland is presented in a contemporary way. Discover the Frisian in yourself in the Fries Museum! Here you will discover everything about the eleven cities and the countryside, the love-hate relationship with the water, the search for the typical Frisian and the place of Friesland in the world.
The most beautiful ceramics is collected in the Keramiekmuseum Princessehof. The museum possesses the largest and most varied collection of Chinese porcelain in the Netherlands and shows a rich and versatile picture of Dutch art nouveau and art deco ceramics from the period 1880-1930.
The story of the captain boy.
In the Prinsentuin, the beautiful city park on the edge of the city center of Leeuwarden, there is a small museum and a temple dedicated to the Frisian sculptor Pier Pander (1864-1919), a sailor boy from Drachten, who became one of the most important artists of his time and spent most of his life in Rome.