. Open Museum Month

November 2023

Open Museum Month

Special activities throughout the month of November

Theme tours and a 'little high tea'

Throughout November you can take a free theme tour on Thursdays and Saturdays, one time about the world of D.E and the other time about the Jouster manufacturing industry. And as icing on the cake, you can have a delicious "little high-tea" in museum café De Túnkeamer.

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Free admission with Open Museum Month voucher

November is Open Museum Month: in the municipalities of De Fryske Marren and Súdwest-Fryslân, 15 museums are holding open houses. That means free admission for residents of Friesland and guests of lodging accommodations upon submission of the paper Open Museum Month voucher from VVV Waterland of Friesland.

Take a themed tour

Open museum month - beautiful room D.E Museum Joure

'The World of D.E'

Tour of rooms normally closed

The tour guides, many of whom have worked at D.E., tell great stories about this globally operating (Jouster) company and take you through the historic buildings. Among other things, you go through the first store of D.E. 'De Witte Os' and you take a look in the beautiful salons and the 'beautiful room', spaces that are normally closed to the public.

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The Jouster manufacturing industry

Guided tour with iconic stories

There is much to see and tell about the old Jouster manufacturing industry at Museum Joure. Enjoy iconic stories about the Jouster clockmakers while viewing the finest clocks in the collection, about Keverling's copper casters and the beautiful metalware factory, about the silver and goldsmiths and the Jouster printers.

You can also take our beautiful general tour. In the schedule below an overview.

 

Date Guided tour 1:30 p.m. Guided tour 3 p.m.
Thursday, November 2 The old Jouster manufacturing industry The world of D.E
Saturday, November 4 General tour The world of D.E
Thursday, Nov. 9 The old Jouster manufacturing industry The world of D.E
Saturday, November 11 The old Jouster manufacturing industry The world of D.E
Thursday, November 16 The old Jouster manufacturing industry The world of D.E
Saturday, November 18 General tour The world of D.E
Thursday, Nov. 23 General tour The old Jouster manufacturing industry
Saturday, November 25 General tour General tour
Thursday, November 30 The old Jouster manufacturing industry The world of D.E

 

Participation
Tours start every Thursday and Saturday at 1:30 and 3 p.m. (see schedule). With a Museum Card or Open Museum Month voucher you have free admission, otherwise you pay the regular museum entrance fee(€ 8.50 online or € 9 at the box office, incl. cup of coffee or tea). You can check in at the front desk. Come on time, because full=full!

Complete your visit with a 'Little high tea'

Start or end your visit with a nice cup of coffee or tea. During this November month, the museum café is serving a special "Little High Tea": with a mix of all kinds of delicious sweet treats. This special costs €16.50. There is also an extra small 'Kleintje high tea' for € 10. Both versions are available while supplies last.

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