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Unique Amsterdam experience!

Kromhout is a true hidden gem. The volunteers are as passionate about the engines as they are about... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
New York City, New York
Hidden gem!

We found this place in our guide book whilst checking out the windmill at t'ij brewery. What a... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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12 Feb 2018
“Unique Amsterdam experience!”
26 Dec 2016
“Hidden gem!”
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Hoogte Kadijk 147, 1018 BJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Plantage & the East
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Kromhout is a true hidden gem. The volunteers are as passionate about the engines as they are about giving their guests a unique experience. Came across it with my girlfriend and we stayed for ~2 hours with Piet who grew up in the area, and...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We found this place in our guide book whilst checking out the windmill at t'ij brewery. What a delight to be shown around this wee museum by a wonderful English speaking Dutch gentleman who started all the engines and gave us a personal guided tour...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2016

Simply delighted at being shown around by a wonderful dutch gentleman. He started lots engines for us, we talked and chatted for an extremely enjoyable couple of hours.

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Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

We were in the Aj brewery looking for nearby attractions and saw references to this museum. We walked there, but in fact it is open only on Tuesdays from 10.00 until 15.00. We arrived on a Tuesday, but at 16.00. However, when we rang the...More

Thank Greenlandlawyer
Reviewed 8 September 2012

The usual predominately retired old men showing you around lovingly restored and maintained engines. Their passion and knowledge of the subject makes a tour a fantastic experience for engine enthusiasts. The real value is that they have engines from steam to diesel and you can...More

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Plantage & the East
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
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