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Museum Het Schip

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Oostzaanstraat 45, 1013 WG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Remarkable building, designed as a social housing project to house Catholic socialists in the early decades of the 20th century. We took the 45 minute Dutch walking tour organised by the museum, excellent guide. Saw the original post office and one apartment, both largely as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cityfan097
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interested in design and architecture, this place should not be missed. Amsterdam School of Architecture prominently present in exhibition and the building itself. Good guided tours available. Howwever, the regular entrance fee is a bit steep and should be lowered to make the place accesible...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Het Schip museum and took the English tour at 3pm which was expertly led and informative. The first floor exhibition gives a brilliant overview and timeline of the Amsterdam School architectural style and it's origins. A pleasant walk or short tram ride...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank neil20192019
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Het Schip, located west of the center of Amsterdam is a museum of culture and history and art. Located in a social housing settlement, you get to see the post office, a period apartment and furniture and other artifacts, drawings and more in a converted...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mot29
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This was one of the last things we did in Amsterdam and I’m really glad we did! It was fascinating learning the history of this once segregated neighborhood and the history of home living in Amsterdam. If you appreciate architecture and political history you will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

One of the newer museums in Amsterdam is this previous social apartment complex. On a walking distance from the Westerpark, located in a quiet traditional neighborhood. This is all about the famous Amsterdam School of Architecture, and if this has your interest, than this is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FransKemper
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this little gem of a neighborhood museum that provides a history and overview of the Amsterdam School of architecture, art and culture. My husband and I are fans of Frank Lloyd Wright, the famous American architect who practiced at the same time....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mji2003
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

A lot to see and learn with the insightful and immersive guided tours this museum provides. My guide was super nice and not only walked me around one of the most beautiful buildings from the period but also presented in quite detailed and entertaining way...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank b0ik0t
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Don’t forget to visit Museum Het Schip (“The Ship”), a beautiful hidden jewel behind the Westerpark. The museum is established inside an appartment complex build between 1919-1921 in the Amsterdam School style, a style inspired by the Art Deco and Jugendstil and a reaction against...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

After the queues for everything from getting in, to going to the toilet at the Reiksmuseum this museum was pure joy. We had an exclusive tour with an extremely knowledgeable and friendly guide of this building and the social history of Amsterdam. It helps if...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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