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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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Excellent example of Rotterdam's architectural heritage

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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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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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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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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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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Cambridge, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A must visit for architecture and design lovers. A brilliantly practical 1930s home restored and furnished with great care. For once an audio guide adds to the experience, providing interesting insights. Allow at least an hour.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

As a fan of 20th Century design & architecture visiting the Sonneveld House was a must. Similar to Erno Goldfinger's house on Willow Road, Hampstead one feel's the presence of the original occupants still. Exquisitely designed, the light, space and luxury is almost overwhelming. We visited on a sodden, rainy, dismal day and the light from within was incredible. What... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

An interesting step into high modernism. The audio tour is the best way to do it. The house is perfectly curated to showcase wha's important.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It's really nice to visit this house knowing it was built in 1934. You can visit all the rooms and get a good view of how the rich family of Sonneveld used to live. In those days it was one of the most modern houses in the Netherlands. There is a free audioguide with some intresting stories told by people... More 

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