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Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets

Oudezijds Achterburgwal 60, 1012 DP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 846 7020
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Step into an intriguing world that remains hidden to many and discover the secrets of the Amsterdam Red Light District in in the world's only Museum of Prostitution. Take a look behind the scenes of the oldest profession in the world and experience what it feels like to take a seat behind one of the famous windows. Visit Red Light Secrets and experience how surprising and exciting a museum can be!
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
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Oudezijds Achterburgwal 60, 1012 DP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 846 7020
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wasn't quite sure what it would be like. Excellent museum giving an insight into the history of prostitution and what the young ladies go through from day to day. Not sordid or seedy in any way. Well worth a visit. Makes you think a little...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting this museum was an eye-opening experience, it really gives you a new appreciation for the red light district and those who work in it. You'll spend about 30 minutes here taking things at a leisurely pace. There isn't much nudity, but I probably wouldn't...More

Thank DerrickCramer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An eye opening museum. Before we visited we passed around the girls from the windows and were curious about the museum. I started asking questions myself why there is such a museum? It's a sad story after you exit this place. There are so many...More

Thank desito07
Reviewed 3 days ago

I will look at the red light district prostitutes with more respect than ever before. Thanks Red Light Secrets. P.S : 11/10 for the wall of confessions

Thank Elie L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its a interesting museum... much better than sex museum, because it provides you with some interesting information about the history of working girls. The confession wall is rather interesting.

Thank dcharette
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a place to go to on a whim, if you have time to spare. Its interesting and very informative, but at the same time comes across a tiny bit corny and dated at the same time. Its cheesy and the audio guide voice...More

1  Thank Cardene26
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

But don't get the more expensive entry option, it's not worth it. Interesting from the point of view of non-Dutch national who has no knowledge on the regulations surrounding this profession.

Thank Aleksandra K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cost was 10 euros. You get an audio guide and there is a lot of information on the red light district and prostitution. Highlight is the "red" window you can pose and look out at the street.

Thank Vitieddie
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum itself doesn't have a lot of information. The tour was about half a hour. There were a few facts about the secrets of the red light street.

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In fact the dangerous job I would say. But still got a chance to know the secrets and story behind the red light street. Funniest part is the confession zone and leftover items by the customers.. worth 30min.

Thank Anwin T
Natascha F, Marketing at Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Glad to hear that you enjoyed the museum! Kind regards, Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets

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
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