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Superb visit, requires some planning

The six collection is the accumulated collection of paintings, furniture and object of the Six... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
John S
via mobile
Wonderful tour of a beautiful canal house

The "Six" family has been collecting art for numerous generations. When the family had to move... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
luvroma2
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The six collection is the accumulated collection of paintings, furniture and object of the Six family, with top of the range paintings by Rembrandt, Bol, Hal and Potter. All are arranged in style rooms on the grand floor. You start by making a reservation, well...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank John S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The "Six" family has been collecting art for numerous generations. When the family had to move from their previous location to the present spot at 218 Amstel in 1915, it was to a smaller house. The present house is huge so I cannot imagine the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank luvroma2
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I booked on line and knew not to bring a back pack or large bag. You must check everything when you enter the house. The furniture, art and collection is just amazing. The tour is very interesting and the hour flew by. We could have...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank VickieW1694
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

So this review is not about the actual collection, because I never managed to get beyond the entrance hall. There the staff got into a big flurry of anxiety because 'Mr. Six does not allow big bags in his house'. In case you are wondering,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
4  Thank Steffi32
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is an outstanding art collection in a private home, a house that is currently occupied by the 10th generation (if I recall the guide correctly) descendants of the original family. It's free, but you can only view it by appointment, which you request online....More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank stellaskim
Reviewed 4 August 2016

There is no sign on this mansion on a residential street. You feel like you knew someone important just to get to go inside wonderful history and art from the Six family

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank salal123
Reviewed 4 July 2016

A huge thank you to our guide, Julie for a special visit. The stately house facing the River Amstel houses the Six art collection. The collection offers a unique view into the life of the Dutch wealthy aristocratic family. And as long as the city...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This private home on the Amstel river is a quiet masterpiece. The art work and furnishings have Been in the family for centuries, and the house itself is not to be missed . You get a 1 hour guided tour by a knowledgeable young woman...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Carl L
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A tour of the home of the Six family, housing an art collection which goes back to the 1600's. It's free, but you must apply in advance. Totally worth it!!! Our guide was a delightful, knowledgeable young woman who brought each piece to life. Really...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank traveladdict370
Reviewed 29 February 2016

I went with a friend of mine on a morning in May, it turned out it was a tour with just the two of us.... great!. The collection is housed in an old canal house on the river Amstel and it doesn't stand out from...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Ronald_jelle
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Couldn't tell you. You have to go on their website and request a date. They'll get back to you if it's available.
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