One of the most famous inhabitants that ever graced Amsterdam is without a doubt Rembrandt van Rijn. The painter was born in ... More
One of the most famous inhabitants that ever graced Amsterdam is without a doubt Rembrandt van Rijn. The painter was born in Leiden, but moved to Amsterdam to start his career. His house, nowadays called, The Rembrandt House, dates from 1606 and the artist and his wife lived in it between 1639 and 1658. It was in this house that famous paintings such as De Nachtwacht were painted. It exhibits 250 of the 300 etchings Rembrandt created. The museum also owns a number of sketches by Rembrandt and paintings by (among others) his teacher Pieter Lastman and some of Rembrandt's apprentices. There is also temporary exhibitions from modern art as well as older art, a museum store, cafe and in the Rembrandt Information Center you can find all kinds of details.
Well preserved museum of Rembrandt's home. A good trip to the past including a fascinating kitchen down the stairs and I the furniture was great including the cabinet-bed he slept in. Not much in the way of art onsite, but the upstairs had a fine collection of tools that were used.
Excellent cafes close by.
a very cool little museum mainly devoted to rembrandt van rijn's etchings. it includes lots of prints, tools, and things like different prints made from the same plate as it was changed over time... very cool.
The House Boat museum also known as the Woonbootmuseum, is located on the Hendrika Maria, a former commercial sailing ship
built in 1914. On board, the visitor obtains information on the nature of this special lifestyle, living on a ...
In 1620 the northern part of the Jordaan welcomed its own church, the Noorderkerk, built in 1620 1623, by Hendrick
de Keyser and his son Pieter. During the Renaissance period the centrifugal geometrical concept of the church was the ...
The Theater Museum is part of the Netherlands Theater Institute which is housed in five canalside buildings. The interior is
(partly) in Louis XIV style is a treat for the eye. The collection shows the history of Dutch theater: ...
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