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From Tuesday, 2nd June, the TRC will again be open (although by appointment only) for visitors who want to see the American Quilts exhibition, consult the library, browse through the TRC shop, look at objects in the TRC Collection, or to talk with TRC staff. We will also start with an extensive programme of activities. Yet we want to make sure that all our staff and all our visitors will remain healthy and not affected by the corona virus. We are following governmental guidelines, and we ask our visitors to heed the following rules:

a) Please let us know in advance when you are planning to come, and with how many people. For the time being, the maximum number of visitors at any one time is five (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

b) If you experience any health problems that may be caused by the corona virus, please do not visit the TRC. TRC staff will ask all visitors about their health.

c) While at the TRC, please follow instructions by TRC staff as to where to go, and with how many (gallery, workroom, depot, shop, toilets). In general, keep sufficient (1.5 metres) distance from staff and other visitors.

d) The wearing of a face mask is voluntary; you may bring your own mask, but the TRC has a number of masks availabe.

e) Please regularly use disinfectant hand gels when at the TRC; these are placed at various places throughout the premises.

f) We strongly believe that common sense and a respect for people's health and their concerns are of paramount importance. TRC staff will act accordingly, and we are sure that our visitors willl do so likewise.

Opening times of the TRC are as normal: Monday to Thursday from 10.00 to 16.00, or otherwise according to the TRC agenda and/or by appointment. We will remain open during the summer, so as to give everyone the opportunity to come and visit the TRC. But again, let us known in advance about your plans: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Hogewoerd 164
2311 HW Leiden.
Tel. +31 (0)71 5134144 /
+31 (0)6 28830428  

The TRC is open again from Tuesday, 2nd June, but by appointment only.

Bank account number:
NL39 INGB 0002 9823 59,
Stichting Textile Research Centre

TRC Gallery exhibition:
5 Febr. -27 August 2020: American Quilts

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The TRC is dependent on project support and individual donations. All of our work is being carried out by volunteers. To support the TRC activities, we therefore welcome your financial assistance: donations can be transferred to bank account number NL39 INGB 000 298 2359, in the name of the Stichting Textile Research Centre.
Since the TRC is officially recognised as a non-profit making cultural institution (ANBI), donations are tax deductible for 125% for individuals, and 150% for commercial companies. For more information, click here
Financial donations to the TRC can also be made via Paypal: