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Museum Van Loon

Keizersgracht 672, 1017 ET Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 5255
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In the heart of Amsterdam on the Keizersgracht the house of the Amsterdam regent family Van Loon can still be seen. In 1602 Willem van Loon co-founded the Dutch East-India Company. Seven days a week the family opens their home and collection to the public. Get a glimpse of the life of the Amsterdam Van Loon family in one of the finest canal houses of the city.
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Keizersgracht 672, 1017 ET Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
+31 20 624 5255
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What you read here and see in pictures is exactly what you get. We had museum cards so we felt free to visit half a dozen secondary Amsterdam sites like this. We have visited "period" homes like this in several European and American cities -...More

Thank w945106
Reviewed 3 days ago

Step into an elegant well kept home in the family of the co-founder of the Dutch East India Company. It was purchased as a wedding gift in 1884. The house was originally built in 1672. The audio guide gives plenty of information about the home...More

Thank NCdianab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a well-preserved house of a successful family, which their descendants partially still inhabit. It gives an excellent glimpse into how an affluent and influential Amsterdam family would have lived, with fairly good written explanations in each room. The coach house and small garden...More

Thank JamesvdH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum offers you s view behind the frontdoor of the houses lying on the grachtes... Therefore it was very interesting to see how it was built. The entryfee of 9 euros is enough... But we still recommend it!

Thank Fiona S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I explored the Van Loon home, garden, and carriage house. It was fascinating to see the inside and to be able to compare it to the Willet-Holthuysen canal house and then to Rembrandt's home. So many different types of architecture and 'taste'...More

1  Thank Rosanne112
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One hour here is good if you are in the area. Not to crowded, no line and tour at your own pace. There is a history behind this museum and the owner is well-known founder of a trading company. It's worth a visit to see...More

Thank 3musketeers24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very interesting and original canal house with period furniture and paintings and many other remarkable items. Sometimes there are additional expositions as well. If you are a history buff ? Not to be missed

Thank werdlerswereld
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walking by the house facades along the canals it is easy to wonder what it would have been like to live in one of these homes in the hey day of Holland. The Van Loon Museum is a chance to look behind the facade and...More

1  Thank phillyshrink
Reviewed July 3, 2017

This is not just a lovely house but also an intimate and historic garden and with an interesting coach house.There are fascinating glimpses of the history of an important and wealthy Dutch family. Very central location and easy to find.

1  Thank bonnylad486
Reviewed June 27, 2017

This is a lovely house and shows how the well off would have lived in Amsterdam. The gardens are small, well maintained, however, it was the peace and quiet that was so lovely given the location. There is a cafe to provide a hot or...More

1  Thank Sarah G
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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April 27, 2016|
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Response from Steve2826 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, an hour should cover the whole trip + time for a coffee in the lovely garden.