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Red Light Secrets - Museum of Prostitution

Oudezijds Achterburgwal 60, 1012 DP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 8467020
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Ranked #73 of 303 Attractions in Amsterdam
Owner description: Step into an intriguing world that remains hidden to many and discover the secrets of Amsterdam's most notorious neighbourhood. Take a look behind the... more » Owner description: Step into an intriguing world that remains hidden to many and discover the secrets of Amsterdam's most notorious neighbourhood. Take a look behind the scenes of the oldest profession in the world and experience what it feels like to take a seat behind one of the famous windows. Visit Red Light Secrets and experience how surprising and exciting a museum can be! « less
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Very interesting and enlightening, well worth a visit. Not sure what we expected but we got an insite into the red light district in an informative and well presented tour. Well done guys.

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Helensburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

We managed to get discounted tickets so we got our money's worth in our opinion. The confession cards were hilarious but the whole museum is only worth seeing once. The proprietors may wish to consider dropping the price a little.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

My wife dragged me in so I went under protest. I didn't expect much and I wasn't disappointed. I kept expecting things to improve but we got to the end before we knew it, about 15 minutes. In my opinion definitely not worth the time or entry money. Just keep walking.

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Mylene L, Manager at Red Light Secrets - Museum of Prostitution, responded to this review

Dear Sir, we are very sorry to hear that you went so fast through our museum. If you were more interested and you took time to watch the movies, read the stories of the prostitutes you could spent at least 40 minutes in our museum. We give a lot of information about everything that has to do with the Red... More

London
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

As to be expected in the red light district, it's over-priced. Some interesting and humorous stuff to read but beyond that there's really very little, other than a very brief insight into the lives of some working girls.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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69 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

After living in Amsterdam for many years and passing by on the Red Light District, this museum is really a revelation. For 7.50 EUR you get an insight in the taboo like world of prostitution in Amsterdam. There is an introduction video which describes the every day life of the sex workers. Further on you will visit a couple of... More

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Singapore
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

A glimpse into prostitute's daily life & work place. Paid €7.50 for a 15 minutes tour - not worth the money.

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Mylene L, Manager at Red Light Secrets - Museum of Prostitution, responded to this review

Dear customer, How can you visit or museum in 15 minutes while the movie about the red light district lasts 8 minutes, and the movie is only a starter, If you take your time and read all the information the time to visit is at least 35 minutes. We are wondering how this is possible, most people visit our museum... More

Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Was good to understand the whole Red Light district from the girls perspectives. They are more than just girls in windows. Walking up and down the strip of Red Windows is a bit hilarious, seeing all the mens faces all lit up like it was Christmas in a toy shop. But these girls have lives and a reason they are... More

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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Was interesting museum, telling one all about the history of prostitution in Amsterdam. It compliments the Red Light District tour very well!

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Mylene L, Manager at Red Light Secrets - Museum of Prostitution, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment, we are delighted that you enjoyed our museum More

London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
44 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Not a bad wee place for 7€ was nice to learn a bit about red light district. Some real story's in there that make you think about the girls who work in the area. Certainly a place to go

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

If anything at all is to make your mind up for this place do it for no other reason that to read the museums confession wall, it was the highlight. There's some ring about reading other peoples intimate and some times shockingly funny confessions.

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Mylene L, Manager at Red Light Secrets - Museum of Prostitution, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear from you and that you liked our museum, the confessions of the previous visitors are very interesting as well, and of course it is very interesting to find out how men react when you are sitting in the window yourself. More

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