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“Wonderful architecture and social history”
Review of Museum Het Schip

Museum Het Schip
Ranked #55 of 602 things to do in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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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 you are interested in architecture and the arts and crafts period..

Date of experience: May 2018
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 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.

Date of experience: January 2018
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,,

Date of experience: January 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank peter s
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