Beatrix of the Netherlands

A very special dress

In the middle of a super busy exhibition about the 80s (now closed), there was a corner about the inauguration of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. They even had the very dress that Beatrix wore underneath her robe. Her inauguration took place on 30 April 1980. Her mother signed the abdication at 10.06am in the [read more]

Places To Visit

Royal Crowns at the Diamond Museum

I knew never the Diamond Museum in Amsterdam held such treasures, but unfortunately, my dreams were shattered when I learned that all items are replicas. Nevertheless, they are beautiful, and many of which I would never have seen otherwise. The Diamond Museum in Amsterdam is near the Rijksmuseum and easily accessible by public transport. The entrance [read more]

Elisabeth in Bavaria

Royal Bags Exhibition

Who knew there was even such a thing as a bag and purse museum? I certainly didn’t! This particular one even has a special exhibition on royal bags, which even includes some historical women such as Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queens Wilhelmina and Juliana. The exhibition itself is rather small, but the museum itself [read more]