Huis van Alijn, MUSEUM OF DAILY LIFE

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Exhibition

Lights out. Puppet on

25.06.2022-26.03.2023

The exhibition ‘Lights out. Puppet on’ shows a unique collection of theatre puppets from the 20th century to the present day. Discover all sides of the magical world of puppetry and puppet theatre.
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Exhibition

Museum of daily life

The House of Alijn explores customs, traditions and rituals from the recent and distant past. 

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Housekeeping

The yearly autumn cleaning is becoming urgent. At least, that’s how it was in the past, when dienstencheques (‘service vouchers’) could scarcely be dreamt of.

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Day of rest

Sunday is still our customary day of rest. We might go for a cycle or a walk, visit family or have a more elaborate meal than we would during the week.

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Birth

A little card is poking through the letterbox. Hurray, I have arrived! Friends announce the birth of their child. At the bottom is a reference to the birth register. A baby shower will soon follow.

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