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About us


Peter van der Ploeg

Head Museum Affairs
Karlien Ritter

Astrid van Nes

Femke Overdijk

Financial Administration
Tanja Pulles

Janneke van Wijk

Henk Boers

Interial cleaning

Hofwijck Ambassador
André Kuipers


Hofwijck Association Committee

Harry Kortman, chair

Huib Zuidervaart, vice-chair/secretary

Albert Verhaar, treasurer

Hans Buurman, member

Arno Kuiper, member


A great deal of the work at Huygens’ Hofwijck is carried out by volunteers. Guides, hosts and hostesses and garden volunteers receive the guests and keep the estate in tip-top condition.

Are you a cultural history enthusiast and do you enjoy meeting people? Do you have green fingers and are you itching to work in a historic garden? Or maybe you like DIY and odd jobs? Then you may be just the person we are looking for! Give us a call or send us an email.