8 October 2018
Specialized researchers always find us again. Today we had four American experts as guests, together with colleagues from the Rijksdienst Cultureel Erfgoed. Professionals from museums, archives and monument conservation in the state of New York were in the Netherlands to study how they can present Dutch culture in foreign countries. Since the founding of New Amsterdam, present-day New York, in 1609 the Dutch influence can no longer be ignored. The Gouda clay pipe, once an important export product, is one of the aspects that it has looked at with interest in our museum.