Willet Holthuysen Museum€ 9 € 8
Highlights Willet Holthuysen museum
- The works of famous Dutch painter Jacob de Wit
- The beautifully decorated 3 story house
- A magnificent area with a garden laid out in an English style
The beautifully decorated 3 story house contains the extraordinary art and crafts collection of the Dutch Golden Age.
The kitchen, situated on the first floor of the Willet Holthuysen museum is a remarkable example of everyday life in 18th century. It has a fine collection of blue-white porcelain crockery, kitchen household items, demonstrating the eating habits of that time. The Willet Holthuysen museum contains a magnificent area with a garden laid out in an English style with sophisticated sculptures, blooming flowers, well-handled grass spots and an impressive sun-dial.
On the second floor you will enter a luxurious ball room and elegantly decorated dining room where the family used to do the honors of the house. The blue room holds the works of the famous Dutch painter Jacob de Wit.
The 3rd floor is the living area, where the masters’ rooms are situated. Abraham and Louisa Willet Holthuysen gave the first floor a complete face-lift in elegant Louis XVI style.