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Museum Ons'Lieve Heer Op Solder

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Address: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 38, 1012 GE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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In the heart of Amsterdam's bustling centre lies one of the city's oldest...

In the heart of Amsterdam's bustling centre lies one of the city's oldest museums: Museum Our Lord in the Attic. Here visitors get to experience the Dutch Golden Age in a special way: a 17th-century house with a top floor converted into a Catholic church.

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My Favorite Museum in Amsterdam

This is one of those hidden away gems - for me it gives a good indication as to why the Dutch are liberal yet conservative - IT IS A DEFINITE MUST SEE.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of those hidden away gems - for me it gives a good indication as to why the Dutch are liberal yet conservative - IT IS A DEFINITE MUST SEE.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my second visit to the attic church and the new entry and orientation wing was open. There are free lockers to put away all your stuff and an excellent introductory film about the church and it's history. Also a model of the house and it attics. Found it lots of fun to wander all over the house, including... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was told about this museum as being a highlight of Amsterdam. It gives a great insight into 17th century life in Amsterdam. You get to see into a merchant's house, how they might have lived at the time. The lighting of each room is as if it was of the time and hence so atmospheric. Some of the things... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not just an interesting house church but also a wonderful museum of Dutch domestic life in the seventeenth century.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An interesting little museum with some interesting history. The audio tour is free but is a little slow and uninspiring. I enjoyed our visit but definitely felt more could be made with what the museum has. Many rooms are sparse and have little to no furniture in them. It is hard to envisage an 17th century bedroom if there are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great church in the attic in Amsterdam. Beautiful church and an interesting story. We worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find! Was recommended by a friend and was so glad that she did. It's an incredible place and the history will astound everyone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow ! Can't believe what we saw, lovely sort tour and really great for kids, we had a 9,11 and 13 year old with us and they really enjoyed it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good surprise, you can't judge a church by it's building. My girlfriend picked it and I was a bit curious because of the name. It was totally worth it, and much warmer than the usual churches.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Interesting hidden Catholic church in a house in the heart of Amsterdam. There was a very informative audio guide included in the ticket price, covering the history of the building as well as the story of many other secret churches from 17th-century Amsterdam. Definitely worth a visit.

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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 less salubrious activities drawing the curious to this age-old part of time. Nevertheless, the Red Light District is still a very safe and incredibly fascinating area where at the turn of a corner you can be transported from the dingy glow of modern day neon red to a glorious 16th century Delft blue dreamscape.
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