Wijchen Castle Museum

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Kasteellaan 9
6602 DA WIJCHEN
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Wijchen Castle Museum allows visitors to discover more about the multi-faceted town of Wijchen and the surrounding riverland. Wijchen's historic castle is the perfect location for the museum's permanent collection, which gives visitors a flavour of the region's interesting history.

Wijchen Castle's neat Renaissance facade hides a long and turbulent history. Over the centuries it has served as the background to struggle, love in exile and royal life. A fascinating place that history-lovers can't afford to miss.

Emilia of Nassau, daughter of William the Silent and sister of Maurice, Prince of Orange, lived at Wijchen Castle with her husband Emanuel of Portugal. They became the owners of the castle in 1609. You can meet Emilia during as you tour the castle.

In addition to the per…

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Wijchen Castle Museum allows visitors to discover more about the multi-faceted town of Wijchen and the surrounding riverland. Wijchen's historic castle is the perfect location for the museum's permanent collection, which gives visitors a flavour of the region's interesting history.

Wijchen Castle's neat Renaissance facade hides a long and turbulent history. Over the centuries it has served as the background to struggle, love in exile and royal life. A fascinating place that history-lovers can't afford to miss.

Emilia of Nassau, daughter of William the Silent and sister of Maurice, Prince of Orange, lived at Wijchen Castle with her husband Emanuel of Portugal. They became the owners of the castle in 1609. You can meet Emilia during as you tour the castle.

In addition to the permanent collection, there are two temporary exhibitions each year. Each uses a different theme to present aspects of the history of Wijchen and the region. There are also various activities on offer, so plenty to interest visitors of all ages.

Having a birthday? Celebrate at Castle Wijchen Museum. See our website for options and to make a reservation.

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Opening hours

  • every Mondayclosed
  • every Tuesdayclosed
  • every Wednesdayfrom 13:00 to 17:00
  • every Thursdayfrom 13:00 to 17:00
  • every Fridayfrom 13:00 to 17:00
  • every Saturdayfrom 13:00 to 17:00
  • every Sundayfrom 13:00 to 17:00

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