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Willem van Oranje exhibition

Willem van Oranje is here!

From 19 October 2018 to 3 March 2019, Museum Prinsenhof Delft will put Dutch history in the spotlight with the Willem van Oranje exhibition!

Exactly 450 years ago the Eighty Years’ War began. A few years later Willem van Oranje flees to the securely walled Delft to stay out of the hands of the Spanish ruler. From Delft he led the uprising and laid the foundation for the Netherlands today. With this exhibition, the museum presents a grand show and brings an important episode in Dutch history to life where it all took place: the ancient Prinsenhof.

Follow in the footsteps of William of Orange

The Prinsenhof is inextricably linked with William of Orange. In the exhibition Willem van Oranje is here! visitors follow in the footsteps of the man who is the basis of the Netherlands as we know it today. Travel back in time and discover in which rooms he lived, worked and made important decisions. What role did he play in the revolt against the Spanish rulers during his years in Delft? And what is his influence on the Netherlands today? Is he indeed the Father of the Fatherland?

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René van Dijk is the driving force behind and creator of the Blue Pearls of Delft and responsible for every issue. In daily life he is a cross-media designer at Pixlbar. Get to know more about Pixlbar

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