GIF (VENOM), face to face with live venomous animals
until 30 June in Leeuwarden
While we long for the good old days and a light at the end of the tunnel, we have for now listed all the corona-proof art and culture events Friesland has to offer at this moment. We closely monitor the measures taken regarding corona and renew our offer continuously. This ensures you are always up to date with the latest offer.
On every streetcorner in Friesland you will find a museum. Big or small. There is always one that suits you. Head into the big city or search for a museum in one of the many villages. Leave Friesland with a ton of knowledge and experience. We hope to see you in one of our museums.
The Wadden area as an open-air museum. Artists, architects, residents, researchers, nature conservation and landscape management decorate our coast with unique landscape art.
"to visit more museums in Friesland"
Due to the corona measures, events are forbidden by the government. Also museums, theaters, cinema’s and non-essential stores are closed. This will last until atleast the 9th of February. The information on friesland.nl may be incorrect. Prior to your visit always check the website of the location or event you intend to visit. Or have a look at rivm.nl. The museums hope to welcome you as soon as possible after the lockdown. More information will follow later.
The Passe-Partout Friese Musea is a beneficial way to experience the extensive offer regarding expositions and collections in Friesland and the Wadden Islands. Come and experience the Frisian culture!
Did you know that Leeuwarden was a Hofstad of the Frisian Nassaus? Willem Carel Hendrik Friso was stadtholder of Leeuwarden until 1747. As a result, there are many traces back in Leeuwarden.
Feel like a party? In Friesland it is always a party, especially with these cool festivals that go to the province. From festivals with a specific theme to events that are fun for a wider audience. Which one do you put on your bucket list?
Learn more about the eleven fountains by means of these beautiful new city walks.
Put that guidebook back into your bag. Our locals can tell you like no other what you really should not miss during your visit to Friesland.
In a new podcast from NBTC Holland, Mayor of Leeuwarden Sybrand Buma and curator of the Fries Museum Marlies Stoter talk about the Royal Family and the Frisian Nassaus.
Are you coming to Friesland with your little one? What a party! Thanks to play parks, kids-friendly museums and nature reserves, children will have the time of their lives here.
Getting people in motion through culture. That is what LF2028 wants to achieve. They will do this with the recurring Arcadia. In this triennial LF2028 works together for 100 days with artists and residents on special projects that focus on the Frisian outside areas. As European Capital of Culture, City of Literature and still in the race for the title of European Green Capital 2025, the Frisian people are everything but done hunting for a bright future. They have only just started.Read more about LF2028
In 2018 Leeuwarden and Friesland have been European Capital of Culture. A year that was packed with art, culture and innovation. 60.000 Frisian people have helped this year to work on the future by means of 1200 big and small projects. A huge success, which is still continued: LF2028.View the program