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Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)

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Address: Jodenbreestraat 4-6, 1011 NK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house,...

Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house, which today is a museum that pays tribute to the artist's life and career.

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Can you imagine Rembrandt actually lived and painted here

It is an extra ordinary feeling, walking around in the rooms were Rembrandt - the greatest Dutch painter - ones lived and painted. The artifacts and demonstrations make it come... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were expecting there to be more of a collection of Rembrandt's work, but there is very little. This is about how he lived in this house. It was still interesting and great to have free recording to take round. Lots of tight stairs to get round

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is an extra ordinary feeling, walking around in the rooms were Rembrandt - the greatest Dutch painter - ones lived and painted. The artifacts and demonstrations make it come to live even more.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I loved seeing the Rambrandt house and listening to the guided tour. My favorite part was the room with all of the bones, shells, and artifacts that he used to practice and also the studio spaces. I loved the smell on Linseed oil in those rooms.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When I saw the size of this museum, I didn't expect it would be much of a tour, nor take too long. I was very pleasantly pleased, and would highly recommend it to anyone. Note that there is climbing stairs, and it is not handicap friendly. The museum also has very interesting speakers and tours in the various rooms. It... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning house in original style with cozy (but cramped) box beds, beautiful paintings, an informative video, and amazing studio spaces used by Rembrandt and his pupils. We were able to assist a printmaking demonstration, which taught us a lot about different ways of engraving the metal. The video taught us more about Rembrandt's artistic and political evolution later in his... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting place to visit. As usual the old objects tells you more about a person or an age than many books and art pieces. The house is rebuilt but the furniture is original. It goes on for several stories. Each with its specificity. Entrance fee is not proportionate. You pay over 15 euros for a 15 minutes experience. Too much.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was very interesting. The museum gives a good overview of his work, his life and his students. there is also the possibility to watch the process of producing those prints.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A video screening at the beginning of the visit, though longish, is well worth its time as it is well presented, informative and prepares the visitor for things to look out for, as well as putting one in the picture (pun intended)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed visit to the Rembrandt house with my two girls (7 and 9). Had booked tickets for 1pm today but we arrived early and were let in, no problems. Audio guide was great and the kids received adventure booklets that kept them attentive and engaged. Really loved the Glenn Brown exhibit too!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressive museum with lots of interesting exhibits. It is incredible to be able to walk through his house and see how he lived and worked. I was impressed that the gallery and gift shop was in an attached building so that the original house could be kept original. I would visit again.

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Plantage & the East
The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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