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Huis Van Gijn

Nieuwe Haven 29/30, 3311 AP Dordrecht, The Netherlands
+31 78 770 8709
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Nieuwe Haven 29/30, 3311 AP Dordrecht, The Netherlands
+31 78 770 8709
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice ! Old house with original furniture and decoration. A must see. Nice garden and lunchroom. Nice view on the harbour.

Thank Jan-Auwke D
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This wss quite a surprise when we got inside the house as it did not look much from the outside. The rooms were beautifully preserved and the furniture and furnishing exquisite. The cafe served the best cake I had had for a long while!

Thank Schoolgirl
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Huis Van Gijn is a beautiful home museum of an extremely wealthy family. It gives a glimpse how upper class lived in the late 18th and early 19th century. Great place to visit.

Thank eveliinao482
Reviewed 9 July 2017

One of the few buildings which shows what it was like to live in Dordrecht as a well to do merchant. Well documented and very friendly staff!

Thank sushiDarmstadt
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Beautiful mansion full of interesting objects, with modern bathrooms for the period, nicely kept. Watch the video to see how they washed the second story windows back in time. The attic is used for very extensive toy collection - fun for kids. Lovely courtyard can...More

Thank travfirst
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

If you're interested in how the very well off lived in the golden age and later, then this is the museum. Fine tapistries and furniture. In addition there is a small toy museum in the attic.

Thank René L
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Some of Holland's gentry, tradesmen, bankers, apparantly could compete with say contemporary Italian nobles. Here you can see what their house in Holland looked like. How to enjoy wealth when your calvinistic Dutch mentality tells you not to show off and you do not have...More

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great way to learn about live in the 19th century Dordrecht. Located in the hart of Dordrecht among one one the nicest "canals". Very easy especially with children.

1  Thank Jbb B
Reviewed 18 December 2016

A lot of detail went into the arranging and upkeep of this place. Very nicely done and worth to gaze around.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this very much! It was if i looked in my grandfathers house! Especially the kitchen remembered me of childhood days! Top floor has children toys Lovely garden for a coffee.

1  Thank veroniek k
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29 December 2016|
Response from veroniek k | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Yes you could !
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