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Museum Het Schip

Oostzaanstraat 45, 1013 WG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 686 8595
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don’t forget to visit Museum Het Schip (“The Ship”), a beautiful hidden jewel behind the Westerpark. The museum is established inside an appartment complex build between 1919-1921 in the Amsterdam School style, a style inspired by the Art Deco and Jugendstil and a reaction against...More

Thank Marieke V
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

After the queues for everything from getting in, to going to the toilet at the Reiksmuseum this museum was pure joy. We had an exclusive tour with an extremely knowledgeable and friendly guide of this building and the social history of Amsterdam. It helps if...More

Thank Kay J
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Take a tram 10 out towards the west of Amsterdam, walk through Westerpark and you'll arrive at Het Schip, a fascinating area with examples of the Amsterdam School of architecture and a museum. You do not need to be an academic to enjoy the history...More

Thank DIANECYMRU
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

If you want to learn more Aboutaleb architecture and especialy Amsterdamse School you must visitbthis museum,,

Thank Jean1jean
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Amsterdam school of architecture is not particularly exciting or cutting edge to start with. Plus, as depicted in the museum, it was quite controversial. Further, the exhibits and the tour are pretty humdrum. I have seen some wonderful architecture museums around the world and...More

Thank ZenHealer7
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

The innovations of the Amsterdam School of Architecture are interesting and unique. I think only architecture nerds will appreciate the tour. The tour was interesting but I think it could be more in-depth and show more examples of this style.

Thank peter s
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

The newly opened expansion of Het Schip deepened the experience of this school of social architecture. The collection of furniture, light fixtures, and household goods was well laid out and the explanations were thorough. This was my fourth trip to Amsterdam in the past two...More

Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

I am an Art Deco tour guide in Miami Beach, so history and architecture are special interests of mine. This museum describes the "social housing" movement of the early 20th century whose purpose was to provide decent housing with style and a nice neighborhood to...More

Thank Joel A
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in art, architecture and/or history, you must visit the incredibly interesting museum inside this housing complex. It presents the history of housing in Amsterdam for the workers from the slums of the early 1900's (with archival film) to the creation of...More

2  Thank DeborahBee45
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

The guided tour was very informative as it was led by a 4th year Art History student. Very interesting to see a recreation of a tiny one-roomed dwelling that the poor were consigned to before the development of social housing such as Het Schip in...More

Thank Charlie S
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