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Huis Van Gijn

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Address: Nieuwe Haven 29/30, 3311 AP Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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3-Hour Private Walking Tour of Dordrecht
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Very interesting house

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 August 2016
veroniek k
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The Netherlands
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The Netherlands
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229 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank veroniek k
Houston, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This large and beautiful home was absolutely filled with beautiful and interesting furnishings. The attic was particularly interesting. Must see.

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Thank txhawki
The Hague, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 548 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

The house is left as it was when the last owners died. It is a 19th century style mansion. It has several floors, with plenty of rooms to look into... it is nice to see, but again this house didn't impress me that much. On the top floor it has a collection of old dolls and other childrens toys... it... More 

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Hartwell, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

My friend Joan and her husband Peter give a beautiful high tea in the salon, so when we visited from the U,S. that was the first place they took us to from the train. Oh my what a treat, we met the owner of the house/museum who took us around and told us stories of the house. After the tea... More 

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Thank mkh2016
Belgrade, Serbia
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Great small museum of 19th century lifestyle with authentic interior and ambience preserved. Tapestry room and gilt leather room are really exquisite. Definitely a No. 1 attraction to see in Dordrecht.

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

As described by everyone else. I've been there many times, it's a beautiful house and it takes you back in time.

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Walking around in this museum take you years back in time, which is fun to explore. Old toys, rooms as they were decades ago. Just fun to visit if you have an hour or two.

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

The home of a rich industrialist and art collector, preserved in the state that he left it in. Not ideal for kids, although the vintage toy collection could be fun.

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

What a great time in this wonderful house that takes you back to an early day of luxury and splendid opulace. The toys in the attic is a place that brought a smile to my face, such craftsmanship in the carousels to doll houses. A must if you make it to this great city of Dordrecht.

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Thank lodrew
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This is one of my favorites. A lovely house that looks like the owner can come home any minute. If you are lucky, you get to meet him. The attic is full of toys from all ages. It is well worth a visit.

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