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Museum Van Loon

Keizersgracht 672, 1017 ET Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 5255
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In the heart of Amsterdam on the Keizersgracht the house of the Amsterdam regent family Van Loon can still be seen. In 1602 Willem van Loon co-founded the Dutch East-India Company. Seven days a week the family opens their home and collection to the public. Get a glimpse of the life of the Amsterdam Van Loon family in one of the finest canal houses of the city.
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Keizersgracht 672, 1017 ET Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
+31 20 624 5255
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This house is big and beautiful with a very interesting history. Bol 1st house and later the Van Loon's. Just beautiful period details.

Thank Rich30306
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the home of a wealthy merchant and it gives you a nice insight to how the working rich lived. While only 4 major rooms on each of the 2 stories (not counting the lower floor consisting of the kitchen and larders) this shows...More

Thank jlstuht
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there with kids (9 & 10) during the museum night. It is a place where you travel in time and you can see how rich people lived back then. The museum is pretty small, so easy to move around and enjoy its beauty....More

Thank JulitaDavies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to be nosy and see inside one of the many tall and majestic houses in Amsterdam, so visited this old house whose first tenant was the painter Ferdinand Bol. It's a perfect little stately home, and the grand rooms are like a tardis....More

Thank Sw1nD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This should be a major tourist attraction but it’s not. Perhaps more about the VOC and the founder would be nice to see, if your not Dutch you might not get the significance. Lots of old paintings and house hold family artefacts

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Amsterdam for a couple of days before joining a cruise, as we were staying at the not that far away Park Hotel so we thought we would visit the Van Loon Museum. Although the house was interesting, I thought...More

Thank Holiday-Note
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

...there are three but this one is the best set up to enjoy and learn about life among the successful of early Amsterdam. Easy to find in a very safe area and not crowded. Worth the time.

Thank Peregrine1111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is first and foremost a family home where the present family still live. It is lovely to see the way the successful Dutch families lived in earlier days, and this house is beautifully preserved, yet in no way is it like a museum -...More

Thank Veryan W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The home and gardens were lovely. We had no wait to enter and it was not crowded at all. It was interesting to see how life was back in the Golden Age of Amsterdam, from the home to the gardens to the carriage house. Highly...More

Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The Van Loon family has been one of the wealthiest in Amsterdam and after making money in the Dutch East India Company they became nobility and affluent bankers. This house was bought as a wedding present in 1884 but was built in 1672 for a...More

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Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is as historically
significant as it is perennially popular. Whether
you’re a history buff, architecture enthusiast,
shutterbug, or fashionista, odds are you’ll find the
Amsterdam you're looking for while roaming around the
Grachtengordel (Canal Ring). A brilliant place to get
lost in a moody meander and a key component to any
sightseeing trip to Amsterdam, this area's major draws
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28 April 2016|
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Response from Steve2826 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, an hour should cover the whole trip + time for a coffee in the lovely garden.