The Theo Thijssen Museum

theothijsen2The late writer, teacher, unionist and politician Theo Thijssen (1879-1943) grew up in Jordaan. The neighborhood of it's youth plays a prominent role in much of its novels (Kees the boy, the tough inconvenience, the children's book boy days) and his real childhood memories in 'the morning of living'. Theo Thijssen was born in the 1st Leliedwarsstraat on number 16, where now the Theo Thijssen museum is situated. The museum can be found on the ground floor. The collection exists of manuscripts, first presses, photographs, drawings, pictures, sound material and personal belongins of Theo Thijssen.


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