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Rietveld Schroder House

Prins Hendriklaan 50, Utrecht, The Netherlands
0031 30 2362 310
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Ranked #5 of 49 Attractions in Utrecht
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Stunning example of De Stijl architecture. Easy walk from centre of Utrecht. Small gallery shop next door.

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Oakland, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

You have to plan ahead. I went with an architect. We took a train from Amsterdam, a 20-30 minute ride away, then ended up renting bikes on the way to the house. Otherwise, it's a long walk, and you had better bring a detailed map before you get there. They make appointments with you and limit the size of the... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This beautiful house is some distance from the centre of town and you MUST buy your ticket before you visit. This is not well advertised and a complete nuisance. However this is not the fault of this beautiful house, easy to find with a decent map, take the No 8 bus from centre of town then walk about 20 mins.

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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Walking to the Rietveld house is a reasonable way from the centre of Utrecht, We went via the Centraal Museum which is a 15-20 minute walk from the main railway station. Go in to the Museum and pick up your tickets & a map it's another 20-25 minute walk to the house through lovely neighbourhoods and is an easy flat... More

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New York, NY
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Can it be that this house is NINETY years old??? This house is ageless. What a joy to tour this iconic landmark, and how prescient the designers were. Not to be missed!

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San Francisco, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I went on a walk to visit this house, but could not find it, as it does not appear on the standard tourist maps, there are no signs showing the directions, and the online directions are useless (i.e., '20 minutes walk from the Centraal Museum'). I even asked at the tourist information office, and they gave me the wrong directions.... More

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Bussum, The Netherlands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

No serious study leaves it out, and justly so: Rietveld's house is one of the icons of 20th century architecture. On walking distance, another block of this architect's works is were the visit begins and is illustrated; the famous house is in perfect original state.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Interesting house if you like art and are interested in seeing the only house ever built in Di Stijl style. Ticket gets you access to the museum too

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

You have to book in advance and find your way to the house in a suburb of Utrecht but it is well worth it. You get a thorough visit to the house and the museum staff will show how all the partitions work in this unique architectural gem. Very special. Like being inside a work of art.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

this was very unique, never seen such a house in whole europe. It is situated in a normal street and when you are inside it is a beautifull architecture with walls that can be replaced.

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