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Museum In 't Houten Huis

Tuingracht 13, 1483 AP De Rijp, The Netherlands
+31 299 671 286
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The taste of Dutch seafarer's life in the 18th century

A tiny, compact museum showing an impeccable wealth of information and historic items of life in... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
JohannesBoon
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Diemen
Small, informative, not outstanding

The museum is a local history museum. Two introductory movies tell about the anabaptists seeking... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
RHAHJ
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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7 Nov 2016
“The taste of Dutch seafarer's life in the 18th century”
4 Apr 2016
“Small, informative, not outstanding”
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Tuingracht 13, 1483 AP De Rijp, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

A tiny, compact museum showing an impeccable wealth of information and historic items of life in the 18th century ranging from herring fishery in the Baltic sea, whale hunting in the far north near Spitsbergen and the quest for a north-east passage, along Russia to...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

The museum is a local history museum. Two introductory movies tell about the anabaptists seeking shelter here, about the struggle to keep the water out, about the bad farmland causing people to seek their fortune at sea, how the pacifist population went herring fishing in...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2015

Nice, free, small museum with a lot of brochures about other current activities also. De Rijp is a BEAUTIFUL small village to visit.

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Reviewed 13 December 2014

We visited De Rijp for the Mid Winter Festival in December 2014. On walking through this charming village we were wondering how the place became so prosperous in the Golden Age. This small museum answered all our questions - herring, hemp for rope-making and whaling...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Though small, this place provides all the information you need. The granny & grandson staff are very helpful and friendly. Surprisingly, found handpainted delft blue ceramic ware to buy as souvenir. De Rijp is a picturesque & charming village, easily accessible by bus from amsterdam...More

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Reviewed 7 June 2014

This small museum is very nice to visit while in the area. Lost of information about the past of this area. Also lots of items from the past.

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Reviewed 27 August 2013

Absolutely charming ,symphatically restored Dutch whaling village, great to wander around and very photogenic. You must try the coffee shop in town opposite the chuch, Great apple cake ,cherry cake and coffee to die for, brilliant for watching the world go bye.

2  Thank Christopher C
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