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Amsterdam Pipe Museum

Prinsengracht 488, 1017 KH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 421 1779
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“personal tour” (12 reviews)
“canal house” (10 reviews)
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Prinsengracht 488, 1017 KH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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+31 20 421 1779
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"personal tour"
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"canal house"
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"pre columbian"
in 5 reviews
"private collection"
in 5 reviews
"amazing collection"
in 8 reviews
"clay pipes"
in 3 reviews
"knowledgeable gentleman"
in 2 reviews
"shop downstairs"
in 2 reviews
"different cultures"
in 3 reviews
"answered every question"
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"for sale"
in 5 reviews
"awesome guide"
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"huge collection"
in 3 reviews
"interesting details"
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"friendly guide"
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"guided tour"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Who would of thought that we would enjoy a visit to a PIPE Museum...Having some time on our visit to Amsterdam we found our way to the Pipe Museum...Upon entry we were greeted by Ben who offered us a tour. We accepted and to our...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Included on the museum card, this quirky stop doesn't take long but is surprisingly interesting, even if you don't smoke. It is the guide that makes this worthwhile (he deserves top marks!) - he gave exactly the right amount of information, presented in an engaging...More

Thank WeVentureForth
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I must admit I didn't expect much from this museum. I don't really care about pipes or smoking, I only went in because it was on my IAmsterdam card and I didn't want to waste a free visit. Well, I was pleasantly surprised. The pleasant...More

Thank Iveta I
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Benedict G, Guest Relations Manager at Amsterdam Pipe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Iveta, I am sure our guide loved to take you on a tour. He, like all our guides, is really passionate about the amazing collection that holds so many stories. We take it as a challenge to bring forward all these stories form...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

While I'm not a smoker, I very much enjoyed the tour of this unique pipe museum. They have smoking pipes from all over the world, from ancient to modern. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly, and are passionate and interested in the subject area. Hearing...More

1  Thank AndrewXanadu
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Benedict G, Guest Relations Manager at Amsterdam Pipe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We have a small staff and a small group of voluntary guides. That makes it possible to get all of us very much engaged and motivated. On behalf of all of us, I thank you that you do appreciate our commitment. I hope the entrance...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Ok, admit it. You think it's lame. Hey, I thought it would be lame. But it's not. No, really, it's very interesting. It has an amazing collection of pipes from around the world and some very interesting facts. The one guy on staff knew pretty...More

Thank FamilyGuyLA
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Benedict G, General Manager at Amsterdam Pipe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Great that you admit that you didn't expect much - and that you experienced a rich collection. This is what happens with a museum that is unique in the world. Nowhere you get the chance to see a pipe collection, so logically nobody knows what...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

The pipe museum is a quaint, homey museum by the canal. It was a short and relaxing tour :) the elderly guide was very informative and pleasant. He really knew the history of each section of pipes. We saw simple pipes for commoners as well...More

Thank Josh J
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I am not a fan of pipes and I was scared that it will be pretty boring for me. Surprisingly it was one of the greatest place we have seen in Amsterdam. Even if you are not into pipes or smoking, go. The collection is...More

Thank Lera L
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

The Amsterdam Pipe Museum - what a little gem! Situated in the collector's home. A vast array of pipes - fascinating even for non-smokers! The tour was extremely informative. An amazing history lesson and well worth visiting. Thank you very much

Thank w0rld_trav3113r
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

There we were, two non-smokers (not to mention non-pipe smokers) having a wonderful time in this small and cozy museum. We learned a lot from our wonderful guide (thank you!) and saw a lot of wonderful objects, most of them works of art in their...More

Thank AlexTopliceanu
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Benedict G, Public Relations Manager at Amsterdam Pipe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks, I hope many readerson Tripadvisor will follow your advice this year. As you can see all visitors are amazed by the collection, the house... the complete experience!

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience! My girlfriend and I went in having seen this spot while walking around on our last day, Benedict gave us a tour and was incredibly knowledgeable and polite- We found ourselves not wanting to leave the antique Home and history- thanks a lot,...More

Thank Johnson S
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Benedict G, Guest Relations Manager at Amsterdam Pipe Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

It was a pleasure to have you as an interested guest. Our personal tour, whether by me of one of our multi-lingual colleagues, makes the visit exciting for everyone.

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