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Museum Ons'Lieve Heer Op Solder

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Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 38, 1012 GD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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In the heart of Amsterdam's bustling centre lies one of the city's oldest...

In the heart of Amsterdam's bustling centre lies one of the city's oldest museums: Museum Our Lord in the Attic. Here visitors get to experience the Dutch Golden Age in a special way: a 17th-century house with a top floor converted into a Catholic church.

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This is a fabulous museum containing a secret Catholic church in a traditional canal side house. It's actually three houses together and the museum is excellently paid out and has... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a fabulous museum containing a secret Catholic church in a traditional canal side house. It's actually three houses together and the museum is excellently paid out and has a brilliant multimedia guide. The church itself is absolutely beautiful and is a highly recommended place to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had an hour to kill on our final day so checked the map of the iamsterdam cards and decided to give this a try. We were not disappointed. Although there is a religious slant, the visit provides great insight into Amsterdam life over the past 300 years including genuine stairs, pottery and hoisting pulley. The handheld audio guide is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Worth a visit and definately worth 5 euros for the audio guide. Tiny stairs through little rooms up to the hidden church in the attic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed this little museum and the church was such an impressive surprise. I also liked that you can still see the mechanism for hauling up goods and furniture to the top floor. I do wish I had taken more time to study the model in the modern part before you entered the proper house underground. It is three... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hidden church in what looks from the outside to be an Amsterdam home. Amazing act of faith and interesting historical background- one of our trip highlights. Recommend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the final Amsterdam attraction we did before we left the city. We went early just after it opened for the day and for a while we had the place to ourselves. It's very interesting very different and very surprising. Thoroughly recommended. There are a number of steep stairways involved but if you can manage it you should go.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although still in some ways a living church (they have a Mass here every month) this is an excellent museum and gives a good idea Amsterdam's history. Fascinating place!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great find. We had the I Am sterdam pass which got us in here for free. Walking through a well preserved historical house with very ornate fixtures and rooms, you find yourself in the two story attic church. As history went the Dutch allowed you to practice any religion, but not out in the public sights. So they hid the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here on our first day in Amsterdam. Thought that the audioguide was informative, while also not being too wordy and boring. The museum is in great condition, and thought it was worth the admission price.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would 100% recommend visiting on your trip to Amsterdam. It took us a while to find but that was only because we where too busy looking at everything else. Once inside you cannot believe what you will see. It's laid out really well, not to busy and the audio guide explains everything really well. Makes you realise how much... More 

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to view some of the city’s most picturesque canals, historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples of traditional local architecture – not to mention Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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