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Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)

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Plantage & the East
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Address: Jodenbreestraat 4-6, 1011 NK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 520 0400
10:00 - 18:00
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Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house,...

Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house, which today is a museum that pays tribute to the artist's life and career.

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Beautiful house, studio and sales room from 1650s used by Rembrandt

Stunning house in original style with cozy (but cramped) box beds, beautiful paintings, an informative video, and amazing studio spaces used by Rembrandt and his pupils. We were... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning house in original style with cozy (but cramped) box beds, beautiful paintings, an informative video, and amazing studio spaces used by Rembrandt and his pupils. We were able to assist a printmaking demonstration, which taught us a lot about different ways of engraving the metal. The video taught us more about Rembrandt's artistic and political evolution later in his... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting place to visit. As usual the old objects tells you more about a person or an age than many books and art pieces. The house is rebuilt but the furniture is original. It goes on for several stories. Each with its specificity. Entrance fee is not proportionate. You pay over 15 euros for a 15 minutes experience. Too much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was very interesting. The museum gives a good overview of his work, his life and his students. there is also the possibility to watch the process of producing those prints.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A video screening at the beginning of the visit, though longish, is well worth its time as it is well presented, informative and prepares the visitor for things to look out for, as well as putting one in the picture (pun intended)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed visit to the Rembrandt house with my two girls (7 and 9). Had booked tickets for 1pm today but we arrived early and were let in, no problems. Audio guide was great and the kids received adventure booklets that kept them attentive and engaged. Really loved the Glenn Brown exhibit too!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressive museum with lots of interesting exhibits. It is incredible to be able to walk through his house and see how he lived and worked. I was impressed that the gallery and gift shop was in an attached building so that the original house could be kept original. I would visit again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very beautiful and interesting home and museum. It provides a unique view of art, life, and Dutch culture in the time of Rembrandt. They have a self-guided audio tour as well as demonstrations on some of the artistic talents of Rembrandt throughout the journey through the house. It is well worth a visit and an hour should suffice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What can compare with the experience of walking through the home of Rembrandt himself, and seeing the very studio in which he painted? The most moving sight is the tiny bed in which he painted his sick wife. The story is unflinching in describing how badly he treated the women in his life.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Amsterdam for a concert (which was wonderful) but decided to stay on a few days to see the sights. Of course we did all the usual sights with which I won't bore you. The Rembrandt Museum however was totally amazing. Now I am not really arty at all but was completely fascinated and enthralled throughout. It was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting the mussum is like going back on time. Very good organised and very informative and interesting.

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The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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