Mata Hari, the myth and the girl

Fries Museum | Wilhelminaplein 92 | 8911 BS Leeuwarden | +31 58 255 55 00 |
On October 14, 2017, one hundred years after her death, the Frisian Museum opens the largest Mata Hari exhibition to date. You get to know Margaretha Zelle, the girl behind the iconic Mata Hari, through her personal belongings, photographs, scrapbooks, letters, and military files. Join her on her journey from her birth place Leeuwarden to the Dutch East Indies, where fate stalks her. Experience her glorious rise in the Parisian dance theatres and discover the web of intrigue that ensnares her during the First World War.


Opening times

14/10/2017 tot 02/04/2018
Tuesday 11:00 tot 17:00 uur
Wednesday 11:00 tot 17:00 uur
Thursday 11:00 tot 17:00 uur
Friday 11:00 tot 17:00 uur
Saturday 11:00 tot 17:00 uur
Sunday 11:00 tot 17:00 uur

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