The House of Alijn and the museum café closed at least until May 18


Because of new measures issued by the federal government on March 12 to stop the coronavirus from spreading, the museum and museum café are closed at least until May 18.

The online collection



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.


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.



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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