The National Museum Bfn and satellites closed until further notice


Oliewenhuis Art Museum has closed its doors to the public to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. The Art Museum has been closed since Saturday 21 March and will be closed till 14 April 2020.

The National Museum and all its satellites, which include Oliewenhuis, Freshford House Museum, The First Raadsaal and Wagon Museum, will be closed to the public until further notice. All public events that were scheduled at the National Museum, including the satellites’ events, will be closed until further notice. This includes the in-person public programmes, tours, school group visits, public meetings, external meetings and facility rentals.

According to a statement by the National Museum, the staff will, however, continue with their normal duties. Special measures are in place to address their health and safety in terms of their COVID-19 response plan. These measures will include rotational work from home where feasible.

The National Museum is committed to the health and safety of their visitors and staff, which is why they are closely monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19. The museums are working closely with public health officials and their counterpart agencies to monitor and respond to the evolving conditions and following CDC guidelines. Please note that the Terrace Restaurant is still open.