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Open just not as usual

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What is open

Gardens
Gardens
Open
Stables
Stables
Open
Orange Trail
Orange Trail
Open
Palace
Palace
closed

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palace gardens

palace gardens

The gardens of Paleis Het Loo are fully restored and look like the Baroque Dutch garden in the time of the first residents.

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see & do

  • Children’s Studio

    Children’s Studio

    30 March - 30 September

    The Children's Studio is a special place for the young visitors of Paleis Het Loo. The theme of this studio is 'Royal occupation'. The Children's Studio is located in the stables.
  • Unusual planting

    Unusual planting

    30 March - 30 September

    Just like the opening hours, the planting of the gardens is 'not as ususal'.
  • Royals, pets and animals

    Royals, pets and animals

    30 March - 30 September

    From lap-dog to elephant... The small exhibition ‘Royals, Pets and Animals’, illustrates, with photos, prints and surprising stories, the special bond between the royals and their animals.
Background timeline

renovation timeline

  • The palace in 2021

    On 7 March 2017 the final design was presented. A number of residential rooms in the palace will also be arranged differently. From 2021, visitors will enter the palace by the Grand Staircase, just as the former royal residents did. Several rooms in the servants quarters will be furnished and opened for the first time.  

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  • The door is locked

    The door is locked

    Director Michel van Maarseveen closes the gates to the palace. Let the Renewal & Renovation begin!   Photo: ANP – L. van Lieshout

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  • Removal of objects

    Removal of objects

    The removal of the 170,000 objects of the palace has begun! The objects will be stored in a temporary depot. By Easter, the palace will be empty!

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  • Clearing the Bassecour

    Clearing the Bassecour

    The clearing of the Bassecour has started with the removal of the grass. Also the boulders have been removed, with a total of 25 cubic metres. And a start has been made with disassembling the Dolphins fountain.

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  • Timelapse Bassecour

  • Archaeological finds on the Bassecour

    Archaeological finds on the Bassecour

    A Roman coin, the foundations of a 17th century fountain and pottery of four thousand years old. The ground beneath the Bassecour is full of archaeological finds. In the following weeks, archaeologists will trying to dig and capture traces of earlier habitation.

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  • Removal of the last object

    Removal of the last object

    Three months after Director Michel van Maarseveen symbolically locked the front door, Paleis Het Loo is empty. On 15 March the last object, a 19th century rug from King Willem II, was carefully packed. Having completed the removal  of more than 160,000 objects a new phase begins; the renovation! Want another glimpse of what it…

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  • Timelapse – removal of the gate

    The second timelapse of the renewal and renovation of Paleis Het Loo. Recorded in February and March 2018.

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  • The empty palace

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