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Museum Het Schip

Oostzaanstraat 45, 1013 WG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 686 8595
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Oostzaanstraat 45, 1013 WG Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 686 8595
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in art, architecture and/or history, you must visit the incredibly interesting museum inside this housing complex. It presents the history of housing in Amsterdam for the workers from the slums of the early 1900's (with archival film) to the creation of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guided tour was very informative as it was led by a 4th year Art History student. Very interesting to see a recreation of a tiny one-roomed dwelling that the poor were consigned to before the development of social housing such as Het Schip in...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 12 November 2016

A bit of a bus ride out of town but worth it for a slice of architectural and social history. The staff are welcoming and knowledgeable. There is a guided tout every hour in Dutch. The English tour is at 3 pm and brings the...More

Thank Ruthlette
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Interesting for the architecture here and in the environs, for the architecture and for the sociological background. Architects wanted working people to have beauty, functionality, a tower, and other benefits formerly reserved for the very wealthy.

Thank JWMabry
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The museum is very informative about the architects behind the social housing movement and the development of the housing in Amsterdam. Their inspiration and action puts some other European countries to shame over the provision of social housing. It was innovative at it's time and...More

Thank hilarytravel
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Every year the Unseen Photography Festival takes place in Amsterdam. If you happen to be in The Netherlands this month, you cannot miss the photography exhibition at the Museum Het Schip. Even if the exhibition is small, the quality of the artworks, specially in terms...More

Thank Daniela M
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The museum at itself is interesting but if you take the tour (included in the price) you will see the treu gems. The most uniqeu postoffice and an appartment in the original style. And don't forget to wander around the other blocks in the neighbourhood....More

Thank noerej
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Very interesting building, And exibition. The guide changed lunguage to english only for two of us. He also knew lot of interesting things.

Thank Marzena S
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Museum converted from an apartment building in the Spaarndammerbuurt district (just north of Westerpark), built in the style of the Amsterdam School of Expressionist architecture. Unique chance to get to grips with a form of architecture that you come across in parts of 'Dam. Activities...More

Thank Aaron Paul M
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This "schip" rocks. Amazing building that was so cutting edge, you'll have trouble believing the date. Very sophisticated tour of both the building and the context: social housing in 1919 Amsterdam , a field where Communist associations joursted against Socialists, Protestants and Catholics. Hey, ALL...More

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