FRIDAY 5 APRIL 2019 HISTORICAL EXCURSION 10.30 – 16.30
Presentation on the life and work of Maria Montessori, followed by a historical tour to Montessori landmarks in the Netherlands with guide and Montessorian Fred Kelpin
10:30 Gather at the Maria Montessori House, Koninginneweg 163, Amsterdam for coffee and tea.
11:00 Presentation on the history of Maria Montessori’s life in the Netherlands, and highlights of objects and photos in her study.
12:00 Smaller groups to visit the study of Maria Montessori on the second floor of
the building at 161. As there are no lifts in the building you should be comfortable to mount a number of staircases.
13:00 Leave by bus to Noordwijk. Visit to the house where Maria Montessori died, Koningin Astrid Boulevard 54, followed by a visit to Maria Montessori’s grave.
15:45 Return to Amsterdam, in time to attend the reception hosted by the AMI Board at the Metis Montessori Lyceum, Mauritskade 58, Amsterdam
16:30 Estimated time of arrival Metis Lyceum, Amsterdam
Het Huis aan Zee, the house where Maria Montessori enjoyed some short of Noordwijk holidays, and where she died on 6 May 1952.
Maria Montessori’s grave in the Catholic Cemetery in Noordwijk