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Huis Van Gijn

Nieuwe Haven 29/30, 3311 AP Dordrecht, The Netherlands
078-770-8709
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Nieuwe Haven 29/30, 3311 AP Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the few buildings which shows what it was like to live in Dordrecht as a well to do merchant. Well documented and very friendly staff!

Thank sushiDarmstadt
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Beautiful mansion full of interesting objects, with modern bathrooms for the period, nicely kept. Watch the video to see how they washed the second story windows back in time. The attic is used for very extensive toy collection - fun for kids. Lovely courtyard can...More

Thank travfirst
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

If you're interested in how the very well off lived in the golden age and later, then this is the museum. Fine tapistries and furniture. In addition there is a small toy museum in the attic.

Thank René L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Some of Holland's gentry, tradesmen, bankers, apparantly could compete with say contemporary Italian nobles. Here you can see what their house in Holland looked like. How to enjoy wealth when your calvinistic Dutch mentality tells you not to show off and you do not have...More

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great way to learn about live in the 19th century Dordrecht. Located in the hart of Dordrecht among one one the nicest "canals". Very easy especially with children.

1  Thank Jbb B
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A lot of detail went into the arranging and upkeep of this place. Very nicely done and worth to gaze around.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this very much! It was if i looked in my grandfathers house! Especially the kitchen remembered me of childhood days! Top floor has children toys Lovely garden for a coffee.

1  Thank veroniek k
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This large and beautiful home was absolutely filled with beautiful and interesting furnishings. The attic was particularly interesting. Must see.

Thank txhawki
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The house is left as it was when the last owners died. It is a 19th century style mansion. It has several floors, with plenty of rooms to look into... it is nice to see, but again this house didn't impress me that much. On...More

1  Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed 4 March 2016

My friend Joan and her husband Peter give a beautiful high tea in the salon, so when we visited from the U,S. that was the first place they took us to from the train. Oh my what a treat, we met the owner of the...More

1  Thank mkh2016
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