The 10th Urantia Association International Conference will close officially around noon on Sunday April 15th. However, if you would like to stay a little longer to enjoy the spiritual atmosphere of the inspiring days gone by, or simply remain in the company of your old or new found friends, the Conference Centre is offering you an opportunity to stay until 3 p.m. Lunch will be available but you will need to make a reservation.
If you wish to combine the International Conference with an extended period in the Netherlands, we can recommend some very interesting sites that are worth visiting. In close vicinity of the Conference Centre Leeuwenhorst there are some real ‘highlights’ that attract visitors from all over the world. We advise you to take a look at the websites (mentioned below) and make sure you order your tickets in advance.
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is the most famous museum in the Netherlands. The museum offers an extensive collection of famous paintings by Dutch artists from the 17th Century such as Rembrandt van Rijn, Johannes Vermeer, Frans Hals and many more. You can admire a wide variety of artwork and get a good impression of Dutch art and history. But of course, Amsterdam offers many other interesting possibilities to enjoy.
The Keukenhof is a large outside Flower Exhibition in a park north-west of the town of Lisse in the province South-Holland. Each spring (from end of March till end of May) the park attracts more than a million visitors from all over the world. The park covers 32 hectares of ground on which the flower industry yearly exhibits its bulbs.
Enjoy and learn all about space travel and the well-known astronaut André Kuipers by visiting Space Expo in Noordwijk. You will be surprised by the size of the original Soyuz capsule in which André Kuipers made his space travels. You will be taken on a journey along distant planets and beautiful galaxies. This exhibition gives you in a very pleasant way to better understand space and space travel. Besides a rich space history, Space Expo shows you the applications and techniques behind space travel. The Space train takes you to ESTEC, the largest concern of the European Space Travel Organization ESA. Your guided tour will lead you to the testing facilities for satellites and the Information Centre for the International Space Station - ISS.