Historic walk - Aagje Luijtsen

Walk in the footsteps of Aagje Luijtsen! Aagje lived in Den Burg in the 18th century and was the wife of a VOC captain. She wrote him extensive and loving letters about her life on Texel. Nineteen of these letters have been preserved and can be seen in the Antiquity Room. During this walk, go back to the eighteenth century and see which places and buildings played a role in Aagje's life. Participation costs € 4.50. Starting time: every Wednesday from 6 July to 7 September at 12:00, register at the museum from 11:00.

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Oudheidkamer. Kogerstraat 1, 1791 EN, Den Burg.



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Oudheidkamer

Oudheidkamer

In one of the oldest houses on Texel, in the center of Den Burg, you will find the small museum De Oudheidkamer. The beautiful house is furnished with furniture and items from the 19th century. Texel history Are you curious about how people lived on Texel at that time? When you step into the De Oudheidkamer, you go back in time. You will find clothes and utensils there. You can also take the true or nonsense quiz to find out more about life in the past. A historical tour of Den Burg is organized every Wednesday from the Oudheidkamer. Look for more details in our agenda via 'What's on'. Herb garden As an oasis of peace in the center of Den Burg, there is a herb garden behind the Oudheidkamer. All kinds of plants and shrubs with a special story grow in the garden.

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