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Center for Architecture (ARCAM)

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Address: Prins Hendrikkade 600, 1011 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 31 20 620 48 78

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The building itself is outstanding, and the lady working there was both kind and helpful. Possible to buy some architecture guides about Amsterdam. But it is so small, it is not a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 5, 2014
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Uppsala, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The building in the main picture is the Amsterdam Architecture Museum and is pretty stylish though rather small. It is worth a look into as its got a permanent exhibition on its links with NYC and how they also control waterways. Plenty of books to buy. Friendly staff too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

The building itself is outstanding, and the lady working there was both kind and helpful. Possible to buy some architecture guides about Amsterdam. But it is so small, it is not a real museum or exhibition hall where you can spend hours.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We thought this would be a wonderful exhibition dedicated to Amsterdam's architectural history. It was a one very small show room of canal control houses and downstairs was an area for people to do their own drawings of what should be done to the control houses in the future as now they are defunct. We were in and out within... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

The ARCAM was not what I expected. Being an architect I expected more about the city and the buildings. I suggest just walking with a booklet from the visitors center and keep your eyes open. The city has a lot to offer architecturally.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

Wondrful building and inrresting exhibitions. Don' t miss it.

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