Investigation into the provenance of museum collections in connection with the theft, confiscation and sale of objects under duress between 1933 and 1945.

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Investigation results

None of the objects in this museum have problematic provenance.

Result of this investigation

The museum declined to take part in the investigation explaining that its collection contains no uniquely identifiable objects.

Information from previous research (report Museum Acquisitions 1940-1948)

View reaction of Admiraliteitshuis in the report Museale acquisitions 1940-1948 which was published in 1999 in response to the previous museum research.

About this museum and its collection

The museum occupies several historical buildings, including Friesland and Groningen’s seventeenth-century naval headquarters. Its permanent display features finds from archaeological excavations, folk art, paintings, Frisian pottery, Frisian silverware and a collection of textiles. A permanent presentation on St Boniface (c. 672-754) can also be seen.