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Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)

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Address: Jodenbreestraat 4-6, 1011 NK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 520 0400
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Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house,...

Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house, which today is a museum that pays tribute to the artist's life and career.

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Small but interesting

I visited the Rembrandt house during my museum rute in Amsterdam. It was Saturday so I was glad that there wasn't a line for get in. It's small and easy to see, but I really liked... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I visited the Rembrandt house during my museum rute in Amsterdam. It was Saturday so I was glad that there wasn't a line for get in. It's small and easy to see, but I really liked it. It was nice moving around the house and how they recreated it. You can get a free audio guide and there were different... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Rembrandt House deserves a visit during your stay in Amsterdam! And this is not just to see where the great artist lives and worked is also for having a clear imagine on how people were living in Amsterdam in the Golden Age of the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Rembrandt house is a good place, we had a short time in the house, you can see all the house cc. 45 minutes. The audio guide is free.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In my opinion 13 euro are not few for this kind of experience. Sure, here you are totally embedded in Rembrandt's world: furnitures, beds, cupboards and cabinets. How could it be different? But you can also feel a sensation of artificiality, something like a fiction wacthed closely with no particular emotional involvement. It worth a visit, that's for sure, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really interesting and informative with interactive sound. Oil paint was being made by artist. Stairs steep.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the house - has a real sense of age. His two studios are fabulous and it's great to see how the house operated both as a residence and as a business. The free audio tour is good, too. However, if time is limited, there are much, much better places to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is nothing exceptional about the house or the furnishings but if you go it's all about the studio. A very interesting artist and if you enjoy getting to know the artist a little better, have a tour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pricy but worth it! The highlight was the painter explaining all about Rembrandt's techniques,colors etc. I would wish there would be more paintings of the artist himself

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is something of interest to artists and those who like to know about artists. The free audio tour provides information for both adults and children. This is a small museum that highlights Rembrandt's life and shows where he lived and created some of his works. The glimpse into how he conducted his business as an artists and as a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will see living and working rooms of artist and his students. Even almost everything were sold after Rembrandt`s bankruptcy and house had been changed & restored, you can feel and understand the level of income of successful painter. Don't miss 2 perfect small show and master-classes (just wait 5 minutes ahead the start time). One is about colors and... 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 oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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