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Review of Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House
Ranked #2 of 635 things to do in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Anne Frank House is a museum with a story. As a visitor, you experience this story through quotes, photos, videos, and original items. The atmosphere in the museum is authentic and subdued. The Anne Frank House can only be visited with an online ticket for a specific date and time. 80% of tickets for any date are released exactly two months in advance. The remaining 20% are released on our website on the day. The demand often exceeds the number of available tickets. We advise you to buy your online tickets well ahead of time. Tickets for holidays and weekends sell out quickly.
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Although there isn't a lot to see in the house, there's enough to read and see to make the trip quite worthwhile. It's a moving experience, and worth the time. Make sure you make reservations online several months in advance. We saw TONS of people who didn't realize you could only buy tickets online (far in advance of your visit) and they were unable to enter.

Thank Jim W
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We found this visit very interesting, especially as we had read the diary beforehand. However, you do need to book a slot on-line well beforehand or you won’t be able to get in.
Advice for the elderly/infirm: it is difficult to get up the steep entry step to the attic and a couple of people with hip or leg problems really struggled.

Thank vrumley
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

If you’re in Amsterdam this is not to be missed. Just make sure to schedule it in advance on line to avoid the lines. Standing in the building where Anne Frank and her family lived, and particularly being in the rooms where they hid, brings home the intense fear and challenges they faced trying to survive in these terrible times. The museum is well organized and the audio tour which is free and available in multiple languages is very well done.

Thank whitlub
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Make certain to buy your tickets ahead of time ONLINE - it's the only way they handle it. The queue moved quickly and once you're in, it's self guided and you can take all the time you want. The audio tour is fantastic and easy to use. The house has been restored nicely and the commentary is easy to follow and informative. It's just such a sad story and to stand in the room where they lived is quite emotional - at least for me. Definitely worth the visit.

Thank Lyllian R
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

I am a history student, so this for me was a must. It was really impressive to see something like this in person, since i live in the carribean and we have no memories of WWII. Would defently recomend for everyone, not just history lovers. Stairs are very difficult to climb, so be careful!

Thank Stephanie R
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