Museum Spanish Government.16th Century building, with an impressive open arcade in Lige renaissance style. The period rooms, whose 'drawing room' character catches the eye, contain a mainly 17th and 18th century collection of furniture, paintings, sculptures and glass, silver and ceramic articles. In some rooms the accent is on the regional regency style which was prevalant in the mid 18th century.
Printing MuseumMuseum 'De Historische Drukkerij', is established in the heart of Maastricht, at Jodenstraat 22, only 50 metres away from the VVV Maastricht ( Tourist Office ), and is in one of the oldest streets of Maastricht. The printing shop dates from about 1900 and is still in use, making this a living museum. Besides traditional skills, the artistic side is given ample attention. A number of display cases with various materials and equipment present an historical overview of the devolepment of the art of printing. A number of old printing presses can be set into motion.
The Spanish Government is a 16th Century building. The collection consists of 17th and 18th century furniture, paintings, sculptures and much more. Emperor Charles V stayed here several times between 1520 and 1550. The queues are not always this long! It just happened to be one of these days.
The museum of printing works is located in the city centre of Maastricht, here you can visit the printing office and the old chapel which has a fine collection of the artist René Glaser.