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Nieuwe Haven 29/30, 3311 AP Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

We went to this museum just to get out of the rain during the 'Dordt in Stoom' event. During this event the museum was free of charge so what started as a disappointing experience turned out to be a nice surprise. This museum in the...More

2  Thank grspuistr25
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Huis Van Gijn is a mansion that shows life of the Dutch upper class at the fin the siècle. It is an interesting and authentic experience because you get a leaflet with a lot of information about the rooms, but there are no other elements...More

Thank Jeroen V
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Well worth the visit. Furniture and inclusions are fabulous, lots of thought in the presentation of the house.

Thank John R
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

While listening to the guided tour I felt again and again strong admiration to the small-big Dutch nation! What an incredible work has been done by passionate staff of this museum in renovating and reconstructing the interior of the original house of Van Gijn! One...More

Thank Natalja M
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Rich folk and how they lived.. Definitely worth the private walk-through. Beautiful house with many rooms, each of which come with an interesting background story. Enjoyed it!

1  Thank Geert H
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This beautiful museum in Dordrecht is at the house of the banker and collector Simon van Gijn who lived there from 1864 until his death in 1922. The house has been open to the public since 1925. Alongside interiors dating back to the 17th, 18th...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Very nice ! Old house with original furniture and decoration. A must see. Nice garden and lunchroom. Nice view on the harbour.

Thank Jan-Auwke D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This wss quite a surprise when we got inside the house as it did not look much from the outside. The rooms were beautifully preserved and the furniture and furnishing exquisite. The cafe served the best cake I had had for a long while!

Thank Schoolgirl
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Huis Van Gijn is a beautiful home museum of an extremely wealthy family. It gives a glimpse how upper class lived in the late 18th and early 19th century. Great place to visit.

Thank eveliinao482
Reviewed 9 July 2017

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!

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