Huis Doorn (Dutch pronunciation: [ɦœyz ˈdoːr(ə)n]; English: Doorn Manor) is a manor house and national museum in the town of Doorn in the Netherlands. The residence has early 20th-century interiors from the time when former German Emperor Wilhelm II resided there (1919–1941).
Bookable weekly FIRST WORLD WAR KNOWLEDGE CENTER The World War I knowledge center is located in the gatehouse of Museum Huis Doorn. As a place of remembrance for the First World War in the Netherlands, Huis Doorn has a large collection of books, cartoons and archive documents. Tickets See & do Visit us online
Huis (House) Doorn is a historical landmark where one can see how the last German Emperor lived with his closest family members and his household. The house and its content is remarkably well kept and intact. It breathes history. The park surrounding the house is large and beautiful.
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Huis Doorn. Photograph: Judith Jockel/The Guardian The Kaiser bought Huis Doorn , his home until his death in June 1941 at the age of 82, from Baroness Ella van Heemstra, the mother of...
Discover Huis Doorn in Doorn, Netherlands: The elegant manor house where Kaiser Wilhelm II lived in exile after World War I. Trips Take your next trip with Atlas Obscura!
Discover the museum Dive into the history of the house, Kaiser Wilhelm II and the history of the First World War. House and park Pavilion First World War World War 1 knowledge center MUSEUM Huis DOORN MAKES WORLD HISTORY PERSONAL Tickets See and do Visit us online
Museum Huis Doorn is the former place of exile of the last German emperor Wilhelm II. After the German defeat in World War I, he fled to the neutral Netherlands in 1918. In 1920, Wilhelm II bought Huis Doorn, where he lived until his death in 1941. You enter the estate through the characteristic gatehouse and can see Huis Doorn beyond the lawn.
Huis Doorn is an imperial residence in the middle of a village. Visit the 18 authentically furnished rooms where the last German Emperor lived, and feel like you’re stepping back in time. After Germany’s defeat in World War I, Kaiser Wilhelm II fled to the Netherlands and lived here in exile.
Huis Doorn in the 18th century. In 1762, Herman Frederik Richard Lijnslager inherited Huis Doorn and had it altered in accordance with the fashion of the time. However, the medieval appearance remains largely intact. In 1792, Wendela Eleonora ten Hove became the new owner and she again had the house extensively renovated. Since 1800, the house ...