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Sonneveld House

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Address: Museumpark 25, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31(0)10-4401200

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One of my favourite places in Rotterdam

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! A extraordinary modernist building. Beautiful furniture. Great attention to detail overall. A solid audio guide. I totally recommend visiting here... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful! A extraordinary modernist building. Beautiful furniture. Great attention to detail overall. A solid audio guide. I totally recommend visiting here while in Rotterdam.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Realy nice example of a Villa designed by Cormleis van der Vlugt, architect of " De Kuip" and "van Nelle Fabriek"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you are interested in architecture and design this is a must see. Build in 1933, Sonneveld house is a great example of the modern movement/international style in architecture. The interior design (Gispen) is a perfect match with the architectorial design. One of the few remaining historical examples. Everything is authentic. Very pretty and interesting. Audiotour available. Build on request... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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77 reviews 77 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

The amazing thing about the place is knowing it was built in 1933! And has all the luxury of modern day living: heating, toilets, massage showers, bathrooms... Luckily the place did not get destroyed in WW2. The audio guide is also very good. To bad the floor is covered in mirrors, it is a modern art exposition until September. Tickets... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Well preserved house entry to which includes the Nieuwe Instituut across the road. Interesting but nothing to get the heart beating fast.

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London, United Kingdom
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219 reviews 219 reviews
153 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Located a short walk from Central Station (and clearly signposted) this is a Le Corbusier-like town house inspired by the desire to create a living space which blurred the boundaries between the interior and exterior through the medium of as much natural light as possible entering the house but also making the most of the space inside. The tour is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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46 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Sonneveld house is a fantastic experience. It’s thought provoking and intriguing. I’m now an advocate of the design of living space. I was so overwhelmed by this visit that (had I the money) I would create a living space on a similar theme. Once you’ve seen this place you’ll question house building and design from now on. Access to the... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

nice way to spend a few hours....apart from the architecture, it is a perfect look back at life in the 1950's...

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canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

you don't want to miss this one..... give yourself a bit of history in a sweet snapshot.. imagine life after WW2.... living in Rotterdam with the money to express your hope for the future. beautiful.... take your time.. enjoy the furniture, enjoy the outdoor spaces and IMAGINE.

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Steinhagen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

you're allowed to walk all around the house - good audio guide - the entrance is combined with the museum of modern architecture

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Address: Address: Museumpark 25, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31(0)10-4401200
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Rotterdam

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