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Anne Frank House
#2 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
The staff were very knowledgable, I can highly recommend the pre tour talk and the museum provided an amazing and fascinating insight into what life was like for Anne and her family during the rein of Nazi terror.
This is a must-see to anyone visiting Amsterdam, it’s a very emotional tour but it is truly eye opening, you listen to an audio tour which has a variety of languages to chose from and you can walk and listen at yo...
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Museum Ons'Lieve Heer Op Solder
#5 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
The museum has really done an amazing job at explaining the history, showing how the rich once lived there and how the priest then lived simply, restoring the modest yet lovely church, and giving great views of ol...
you ll discover the amsterdam city history and stories! the audioguide is really perfect you ll go throught a authentic 15 century home and discover the beautiful hidden church i love this place !
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Micropia
#6 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Went with 2 friends and we all enjoyed this museum- it has an extensive range of samples to look at, lots of information and many innovative and interactive displays which really makes this museum unique, friendly...
It is nice to really see these little creatures come alive and it gives an insight to many on how these creatures live, are important, ... True, it was really peace and quiet out there and (like NEMO) ot is probab...
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Amsterdam Pipe Museum
#7 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
We were welcomed by a very nice guide from the museum, who gave us an awesome private tour (no other guest were there) through the four decorated rooms of the beautifully restored building.
... of a Van Goh or Rubens!!! the Pipe Museum happened to be close to our hotel and we thought why not?! we ended up getting a private guided tour by a very knowledgeable expert who showed us some amazing pipes!
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Mark Raven Amsterdam Art
#10 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
His art includes modern art prints of Amsterdam's canals and bicycles and there is also a small clothing line.
I was drawn to his shop windows,the colours and techniques he uses to capture the old but with a modern tweak...I fell in love!
Body Worlds
#11 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
This a great exhibition and a must see for everyone who is visiting Amsterdam, Its a fantastic educational journey looking into the ins and outs of the Human body with extremely well preserved specimens its an eye...
Enjoyed our time in The Body World Museum in Amsterdam Lots to see and activities for children ( and adults ) to try Very interesting to see and read about how different parts of the body and our organs work
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Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)
#12 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Excellent museum about the real life and activities of Rembrandt, inside his house...realistic and with a great attention to details! I suggest this amazing experience in Amsterdam, but I advice about the e-ticket...
The Rembrandt House museum is much smaller than a regular museum but really fascinating to see the place one of the world's greatest artists lived and worked in -- many of his major works are in other museums in A...
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Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam
#13 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
The trail map can be found at the Anne Frank House you can pick up a (0.50 EUR) brochure/map at the Resistance Museum outlining a walking trail of "persecution and resistance in Amsterdam" at the time of WWII (it...
I made a point of visiting this museum and as humbled by the vast array of mementos, narrative, historic artifacts and the educational approach to this era in our world history.
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Willet-Holthuysen Museum
#14 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
The house is beautifully presented and the museum provides a great amount of detail on the house via its placards and a fairly comprehensive audioguide.
The house was built in 1687 but most of the tour covers the last two inhabitants Abraham Willet and Sandrina Louisa Geertruyda Holthuysen (she bequeathed the house to Amsterdam to become a museum in 1895).
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Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum
#15 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Excellent for families with a whole range of interesting exhibits from amazing maps to metric weights to fantastic model ships and a replica dutch east indies ship with interactive exhibits
What a fantastic museum, located in a beautiful historic building- a great way to spend a few hours, with very interesting and informative exhibits detailing Amsterdam’s important maritime history - a must see
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Dutch Costume Museum and Dutch Costume Photo Studio
#18 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
We spent several hours studying these as there was a wealth of ethnographic information provided as context for the costumes, which provided an excellent cultural introduction to the variety of traditions, customs...
It was great going to traditional villages and seeing folks dressed up in their conventional dress, but coming here to the Museum gave us a deeper understanding and appreciation for all that we saw on our tours.
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Joods Historisch Museum
#19 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
... , but moving National Holocaust Museum, and moving, understated Hollandsche Schouwburg, transit point for Jewish deportation from Amsterdam during WW 2 and the nearby perfectly preserved Portuguese synagogue.
Entry to the Jewish Historical Museum includes admission to four separate sites: the historical museum, the Portuguese Synagogue, the deportation museum and the national holocaust memorial.
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Museum of Bags and Purses
#20 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
The lovely delicate purses and bags from the past through to the glitzy designs of more recent times show a fantastic level of craftsmanship and you learn a lot about social history.
The Museum of Bags and Purses is an extremely well curated, extensive, collection of bags and purses set in an outstanding example of a wealthy Amsterdam merchant's home.
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Museum Van Loon
#21 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
I really enjoyed my visit to the Van Loom museum, a delightful canal house, which gives a great idea as to how the wealthy lived (still live today) in Amsterdam.
In a city that seems to have mostly narrow canal homes, skinny and tall, here was a wide building from the 16th/17th centuries, built then lavishly decorated and maintained over several generations, by one of the...
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NEMO Science Museum
#22 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Great for kids to play & interact.. Took tram to Central station and walked along waterside to museum, its a bit of a walk for younger kids, but weather was great so it was a pleasure, with great views looking bac...
It provides visitors of all ages with an interactive, informal learning environment where people can appreciate the fabulous extent to which scientific phenomena and technology impact our daily lives.
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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Amsterdam
#23 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Amazing things to look at and so many floors with a 3d cinema at the top!! Loved the experience and always talk about this place good memories!! Also for smokers there is a smoking dome too at the end so don’t wor...
During my visit to Amsterdam I visit many places and museums Ridleys and Nemo was the best by far... difficult to describe ... many amazing and unique things happening inside there’s ... we spend more than 2 hours...
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Hermitage Amsterdam
#24 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
great place to learn about the Russian history and the 17th century history of Amsterdam as well as abstract art. in addition to all that the building itself is very beautiful and serene with helpful and happy staff.
Located along the Amstel river we found this museum to be very informative and if you have kids with you there were a lot of kid activities and interactive exhibits as well celebrating Amsterdam and Dutch history.
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Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum
#25 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Very happy with how this museum was put together, it was very informative and interesting I reccomended that everyone comes in with an open mind to learn about the history of hemp and its great cultivation through...
I enjoyed learning about the history and the changes in perspectives over the years, but for those who already know this, there was a lot of memorabilia (historical and pop culture) to enjoy as well.
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Museum of the Canals
#26 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
... amazing models, helpful audio guides, along with the experience of being in a canal house, I really feel that we gained a solid understanding of the history and design of these remarkable Amsterdam canal houses.
My Honeybee and me were taking a walk down the Gentleman's canal and found this jewel; a gorgeous canal house with an interactive exhibit showing the inception and expansion of Amsterdam and our lil' old country t...
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Amsterdam Cheese Museum
#27 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Great (free) museum style history in basement ... but the real experience is the large choice of fabby cheeses to choose from.. I loved the fact that they let you sample them all without pushing you to buy, and we...
The staff were super friendly and very informative when required The museum is a small insight into how the cheese is made and you can even dress up and have your picture taken for free Worth a visit!!
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The Amsterdam Dungeon
#28 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
What a great attraction, lasted approx 80mins, takes you through past years of Amsterdam during the slavery years, sit near the back during the tours, you will be involved other wise great place really good fun...
This was such a scary experience but was brilliant actors were amazing and the stories were great definitely worth a visit.
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Amsterdam Museum
#31 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
The museum teaches you about Amsterdam starting from its inception to WWII and to today and all with intriguing short minute and a half videos that are spared out perfectly through the exhibits.
The Amsterdam Museum happily defies these norms: it's well-presented and interesting throughout and gives a visitor a strong sense of this fascinating city's history.
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Houseboat Museum
#32 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
It is beautifully presented, surprisingly light, whilst still being cosy.The owner has gathered lots of interesting information and to get the most from the museum you need to allow time to read; browse the rooms...
Really interesting - with information on other boats and canal living in Amsterdam.
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Hollandsche Schouwburg
#33 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Admission to the memorial is included as part of a very reasonably-priced Jewish Cultural Quarter joint ticket (which is the only way admission is sold, and which also includes the Jewish Historical Museum, the Po...
Very educational, sobering, reflective visit to this once deportation centre in the Jewish district of Amsterdam, Well worth a visit to view the exhibits and listen to the audio video presentaion explaining the hi...
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The Mouse Mansion - shop & studio
#34 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
We love Sam and Julia!!! Thank you for welcoming us into your magical world, Karina.
If you have younger children, Collect doll houses or you simply enjoy charming, quirky experiences, the store is well worth a visit
Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets
#35 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
This was a brilliant insight into the red light district, the museum was an excellent place to visit to really understand the amazing city and the excellent tour was outstanding.
Very informative , lots of anecdotes, interesting info about the history and the way Red Light district operates , definitely worth a visit , audio is worth the extra money
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Amsterdam Gallery
#36 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Always include this short walk in any walking tour with visitors to the city, some wonderful paintings, gives enough material to talk about the city and its growth over the centuries.
This is a quick, free, and easy way to get a dose of Dutch history, tradition, and art through the institution of civic guard portraits.
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World Press Photo
#37 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Great exhibition inside a beautiful church it was a great experience everyone enjoyed it very much my wife loved it
Social issues, but also sports stories and other snippets of life from around the world, quick video vignettes ... unexpected gem.
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
#38 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
On display are various actors (e.g Nicolas Cage), pop singers (e.g Madonna, Elvis, Bob Marley), politicians (e.g Obama, Merkle, Mandela), artists (Rembrant, Vincent van Gogh) cartoon heroes (e.g.
We've seen one modern museum, equipped with multimedia effects and naturally excellent wax figures of the celebrities of the world, throughout the human history.
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Amsterdam City Archives
#39 of 199 Museums in Amsterdam
Situated in the underground safes of the previous "Handels Bank" you find a smal museum which shows the history of the archives but also from Amsterdam.
There is (at the moment) a great photo exhibition on Amsterdam in the City Archives, in Amsterdam running until Feb 2017.
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