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Leger des Heils Museum (Salvation Army)

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Salvation army museum

Educational little museum about the history the Salvation Army in Amsterdam. It's quite small but... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
via mobile
In the Red Light District

This small museum is a must see, in my opinion. You will see interesting old videos. You will... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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29 Dec 2016
“Salvation army museum”
15 Oct 2016
“In the Red Light District”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Oudezijds Armsteeg 19, 1012 GP Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 522 1075
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Educational little museum about the history the Salvation Army in Amsterdam. It's quite small but FREE. They give you a little electronic audio guide to help you as you go around. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Nice alternative thing to do in central...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Mr_with_Mrs_Smile
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This small museum is a must see, in my opinion. You will see interesting old videos. You will understand the city of Amsterdam and the character of Dutch people better. You will see the Amsterdam from another point of view. I recommend

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 9 December 2015

Was a very nice and informative visit, good to see the history of the Salvation Army. And in part also a little of the current work of the Salvation Army in today's society.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank JosM2926TJ
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I found this museum by accident. I was passing the house of Mayoor Bosshardt, "Het Wapen van Riga" and I saw this museum. It is very interesting to know the history of Dutch Salvation Army. The museum was run by the volunteer. We had a...More

Date of experience: January 2015
1  Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Loved my visit. Very interesting and inspiring. Good price €2.50. Nice and interactive. Friendly staff very willing to chat and answer questions.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank David H
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

This museum isn't what you expect to find in Amsterdam's red light district. However, it is in the right spot because it is just around the corner from the house where the famous Major Alida Bosshardt of the Dutch Salvation Army (Leger des Heils) lived...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank JRishere
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