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Bible Museum (Bijbels Museum)

Herengracht 366-368, 1016 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 2436
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Herengracht 366-368, 1016 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Bijbels Museum was re-named "Cromhout Huis-Bijbels Museum" to make clear to visitors that only the top floor is a religious museum and the lower floors offer a small selection of Dutch art from the 17th and 18th century.The Cromhout family lived in this formal canal...More

Thank bas k
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The exhibition Genius in Drawing, from Leanordor Da Vinci to Rembrant, has in two rooms some (25) highly impressive drawings from the old masters (also including Rubens, Anthony van Dyk et al). The old mansion belonging to the Cromhouts, collectors in 17th-18th century gives an...More

Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I stumbled upon this place since it was right next to the Canals Museum. It is one of the many stately houses that line the canals and were inhabited by the rich and affluent. Some of these have been turned into museums like this one....More

1  Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Interesting canal house which is now a museum. Very pretty garden in which we had a nice lunch. Worth a visit

Thank David E
Reviewed 23 June 2017

After visiting the gardens of this canal house during open garden days, we just had to return to explore the entire house and bible museum. We were not disappointed. Lovely displays of how the powerful lived in the 16 and 1700's. Outstanding silver, glass, and...More

Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This place is wonderful. It is another house that is on display - the architecture of the house is visually wonderful, the antiques and homewares and wealth of the home is all on display and visually wonderful. There are many botanical books and artworks on...More

Thank Alida R
Reviewed 13 December 2016

kind of pricy for what was given compared to other museums. i liked the headphone system . hard to evaluate a museum but i would not pay the entrance fee again for this exibit.

1  Thank sea-mike
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The best part of this for us were the replicas of the Jewish synagogue--seeing the high priest and garment replicated on a 20" high figure was fascinating. The old Biblical texts and the history were also interesting. Plan on about 30-40 inside. Free with the...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 9 August 2016

If you're in the neighborhood, have a few minutes, and most importantly the Museum Card, then by all means stop in. The least impressive part of this "museum" is actually the collection of Bibles. Yes, there are a few, but they're mostly the same as...More

Thank mxbailey
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Bible museum is just the top two floors of another museum which held no interest for me, and the man on the desk seemed almost ashamed to admit what was upstairs. It does seem that they are re-inventing the Bible museum as a multi-faith...More

1  Thank Wayne C
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