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“Great Museum” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Amsterdam Museum

Amsterdam Museum
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Ranked #46 of 466 things to do in Amsterdam
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Owner description: Housed in a splendid 17th-century building that was a former civic orphanage, this museum tell the history of Amsterdam through its vast collection of art and artifacts from medieval times to the present.
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Great Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

I liked this museum because there was LOTS to see. In fact, you may have to just choose what you want to see and skip some of the exhibitions if you need to. This Museum walking distance to Dam Square.

Visited October 2013
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Cold Lake
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69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Eye opener for kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013

I truly enjoyed wondering around this museum,although got lost few times and walked around in circles. The former civic orphanage is a great place to take your kids to see how it felt being a kid at that time. Although its a bit too dark in places and small children might find it a bit scary.
Amsterdam past Exhibition has various exhibits as well as maps and stats about this great city. It's a good quiet place to visit if you have seen the art museums or have less time to spent.
It's tucked away on one of the side streets,an has a nice restaurant downstairs.

Visited July 2013
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Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Really good way to learn about Amsterdam's history”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013

It poured one of the days of our visit and so we decided to spend the morning at the Amsterdam Museum. What a great, well-managed and well-maintained museum. The DNA exhibit was fantastic and engaging.

Visited October 2013
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Lots of information in bad layout”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

As long as you don't mind feeling lost most of the time, you do learn a lot about the history of Amsterdam. There are many artifacts and educational displays as well as nice use of technology, some of which did not work. Overall worth a visit - we went here first to understand the city and its history before we started exploring all the sights.

Visited September 2013
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Cool Museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is the best museum to visit if you want to know about Amsterdam history. They have a very cool display which all is mostly modern and visitor can watch movie, or listen to history or even smell what the VOC have been trading.

Visited May 2013
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