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Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis

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Address: Keizersgracht 633, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Beautiful Patrician House

It's always nice for me to satisfy my curiosity of what's behind those closed doors. With my Museumkaart admission was included. It's a lovely furnished mansion. They allow you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2015
Priscilla G

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen better, also in Amsterdam, but I would say it's worth half an hour. Staff is very helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

It's always nice for me to satisfy my curiosity of what's behind those closed doors. With my Museumkaart admission was included. It's a lovely furnished mansion. They allow you to wander at your own pace. Extremely friendly staff. Glad we went.

1 Thank Priscilla G
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

3 or 4 rooms are restored in this 1700th century canal home. Beautiful garden. I would go if you have museum card or if you go for a concert Sunday. Other than that it is pretty small for an entrance fee.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Free with Museumkaart or iamsterdam card. We stopped here and at the Van Loon house across the street and found them both worth a quick look. You enter through the coach house, walk through the wonderful garden and into the main house. Though completed in the late 1600's, the furnishings were primarily from the 18th and 19th centuries. The staff... More 

1 Thank fotobug
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Only the coach house and the lower floor of the house are open. The collection of art is nowhere near as large compared to Museum van Loon. Limited info available for the objects and history. Although, because there are even fewer visitors than Museum van Loon, staff paid a lot of attention to you and would explain things patiently if... More 

1 Thank JJLchristine
Regina, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Although I enjoyed this canal house for what it is, it does not compare all that well to the others I visited. The house changed ownership a number of times over the centuries and consequently the rooms and their contents do not contain a unity and do not have the impact you can experience at the Van Loon, for example.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

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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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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