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Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis

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Address: Keizersgracht 633, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Lovely garden, limited museum

The museum was rather small, particuarly I was a bit disappointed you only get to visit the lower floor. The library room is good but otherwise there isn't very much to see in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Helsinki, Finland
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

It was just by chance that we visited Museum Geelvinck, on this particular Sunday afternoon we had planned to visit Museum Van Loon but it was closed for renovations. What we loved about this 17th century patrician house museum was the freedom to explore, to be able to sit in one of the old leather chairs in the library, soak... More 

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Papendrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A small but beautiful museum with enthusiastic staff! We came at the end of the day, an hour before they closed, asking if there was still time to visit. It was just enough, but we shouldn't have come any later. Since we visited in winter nothing was blooming in the garden, but it was a cute garden to see even... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The museum was rather small, particuarly I was a bit disappointed you only get to visit the lower floor. The library room is good but otherwise there isn't very much to see in the museum itself. But this like the other similar museum nearby has a lovely garden which makes it well worth the visit! If you are a garden... More 

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gabriola bc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

A private trust maintains this preserved canal house and garden and it is easily reached from the tram system and just a couple of doors from the FOAM (Foto) Museum. It is small and personal and provides an interesting glimpse into both another time and as to what lies behind what one sees on the canal tours. It is worthy... More 

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Wien
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The idea is (as the Van Loon Museum) to present an old house of the Golden Age area and how the people lived in here. But you can visit only a very limited number of rooms. You can see a very nice library and some other rooms. You get handed out two sheets (which you have to be returned at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

You get an insight how wealthy merchants lived in these canal houses. The visit starts in the former coach house where you get an introduction about the building and its people. You then walk through a lovely tranquil garden to the actual house where there are four more rooms to see. It's a small museum but it's exquisite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We spotted this museum on the map, and quite frankly saw it as a possible worthwhile experience and also to get out of the cold. It was one of the highlights of our 4 day stay in Amsterdam. We had a wonderful introduction, (together with a chat about Dutch (and English) history, in the old coach house), to the family... More 

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Though small and frankly without anything original left in the house save for the floorboards, the guides at this museum make a visit worthwhile. Life in old Amsterdam is described and small details in items like paintings and seemingly unremarkable items of furniture is explained in passionate detail. Recommended for anyone who read The Miniaturist and is interested in seeing... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The house was beautiful but hardly any information was provided on the house or history. There are no plaques on display and I wasn't sure where we could and couldn't go. Consequently, I think we missed out a whole floor.

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San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The staff was friendly and attentive. The garden was an oasis in a city filled with tourists. Bring your camera and linger. A must see for canal house enthusiasts...

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