Japan Museum SieboldHuis (Siebold House) is a museum located at the Rapenburg (Leiden) in Leiden, Netherlands. It displays items that were collected by Philipp Franz von Siebold (1796-1866) between 1823 and 1829 during his stay at Dejima, the Dutch trade colony nearby Nagasaki in Japan. It also functions as a museum of Japanese culture.
|Location||Rapenburg 19, Leiden|
Siebold was highly interested in all aspects of Japanese nature and culture, and as such his collection is very diverse. Japan Museum SieboldHuis has a permanent exhibition of maps, rocks, animals, plants, utensils and art. Temporary exhibitions offer a varied selection of Japanese art.
The monumental house is property of the Dutch government (Government Buildings Agency) and used to house the cantonal court.
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- Official website (in English)
|Dutch Rijksmonument 25476|