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Museum of the Canals: Tours & Tickets

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Museum Het Grachtenhuis (The Canal House) is the natural starting point for visitors to Amsterdam. It is located in one of the most beautiful canalside houses. Het Grachtenhuis introduces visitors to one of the best city development projects in the...more
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Herengracht 386, 1016 CJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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This is a must see!! So interesting to learn about how Amsterdam grew and how they built around the canals. All visual and audio guided so you don't miss out on anything!
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This small museum was a gem. It showed how innovative the original Amsterdam people were and the original planners with a purpose! It is a quick walk through, but the insight into the Amsterdam people that is gives you is amazing. It was perfect!
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I thought this would be a good museum to visit to learn about Amsterdam's canals. My brother really enjoyed it. It gave the history of Amsterdam too. Nice little museum, worth the visit.
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Whilst quite a small museum it is very well laid out and gives a very detailed picture of how Amsterdam developed from the original settlement into the thriving metropolis we know today. Not only do you learn about the role of canals but you'll also learn about the construction
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Already the surrounding houses of Herengracht are beautiful, but this museum is really worth visiting. You receive an augioguide that you just touch to numbers and get the information. First you watch a movie, than you walk in another room where in a very interactive way the
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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