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Huis Sonneveld

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 1930's home is a wonderful example of Dutch Functionalism, perfectly restored and presented. Not only that it is a 2 for 1 ticket with the magnificent architecture museum down the block. The audio tour brings you through the house and provides great insight into...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating look back to a bygone age, and how a (wealthy) family lived. Interesting audio-guide too. This may all look a bit ‘dry’, but do go, you’ll be glad you did. Just two thing: there are no toilets here, and some very steep spiral staircases...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

This was the second time that I visited the Sonneveld Huis and I am very happy to have had the opportunity. I love the house and am still fascinated by the modern style coming from the 1930ies. Especially the living room, aaah, I would move...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

This is a wee gem! And the tour is superbly done. The house is insanely stylish and yet you feel you could live here tomorrow! Terrific!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The expectation was not very high visiting a villa from 1933. But what a place, so modern, so beautiful. The villa was owned by a director of the Van Nelle Coffee plant in Rotterdam.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

What a great experience to learn about a style of architecture by walking through it. A beautiful house that kept our three kids enthralled as well as the adults. Afterwards we visited the museum of design next door - also well worth the time.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

The Sonneveld House is the former private villa of a factory director from Rotterdam. It was built in the early 1930ies and represents the so called Dutch Fuctionalism. It was the Interbellum, people who could afford it were striving for a modern lifestyle, away from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This house was built for the rich Van Nelle family. when it was built, in the thirties, it was in the outskirts of Rotterdam. Now it is very centrally located. It really looks modern even by present standards. The design was influenced by the work...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Hard to believe this house was designed and furnished in the 1930s not the 1960s. Fascinating. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Huis Sonneveld is one of those buildings which seem relatively young, however appearances can be deceiving. The house is almost a century old and really worth the visit

Date of experience: June 2018
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