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“GREAT MUSEUM AND FABULOUS TOUR”
Review of Museum Het Schip

Museum Het Schip
Ranked #54 of 599 things to do in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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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 and articles of how this area of social housing developed, and the buildings are amazing and very different to see.

Work is apparently underway to enable this to be a world heritage site.

Our tour lasted an hour, and we walked with our guide, Charlotte, whose enthusiasm and knowledge made it a real treat.

A lot of thought has gone into Het Schip, and it is well worth the interesting tram ride to see.

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 this is not one of them. However, you do get some idea how the city developed over the years, specially in the south. It is a niche museum and out of the way. Not for every one.

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 years, in part because of my fascination with the architecture of the Amsterdam School. I was too early to see the expansion in 2016 and was thrilled to tour it in 2017. Definitely a highlight for me.

Thank Barbara B
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