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The Tsar Peter House

Krimp 23, 1506 AA Zaandam, The Netherlands
+31 75 681 0000
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Boring and unfriendly

Boring, only 1 room with a house is a whole museum, not informative inside the house, small dogs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Slightly hard to find gem

Small museum with Czar Peter's house, small charge to enter unless you have your I love Amsterdam... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Krimp 23, 1506 AA Zaandam, The Netherlands
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+31 75 681 0000
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Boring, only 1 room with a house is a whole museum, not informative inside the house, small dogs are not allowed even on hands, what should be OK for that kind of “museums” - should be for free - not for 3€

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small museum with Czar Peter's house, small charge to enter unless you have your I love Amsterdam card. We popped up there prior to making our way back to the airport. It will only take about 30 mins, but if you are a history buff,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Czar Peter House (Dutch: Czaar Peterhuisje) is a historical building in Zaandam, the Netherlands. It is best known as the place where Czar Peter I of Russia resided in 1697 during his Grand Embassy. The building was constructed in 1632.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

A friend reminded me of Peter the Great's visit to Zaandam and I was delighted to learn that the house in which he lived has been preserved. My group's private tour guide added a stop to our itinerary. I'm glad he did. It's a wonderful...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This little wooden house was where the Russian Tsar Peter The Great lived for a week in in disguised in 1697. He was wanting to learn how the Dutch build their ships in order to help modernised Russian industry. He got a job at the...More

Thank JuPereira
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I arrive just as it was closing and so only had 10 minutes to view, The old wooden house is situated in a brick building, outside of the wooden house are panels with written information in english and other countries..there are also photo's and maps...More

Thank mungled
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

The Tsar Peter House is a short walk from the railway station and Inntel hotel. The Czar stayed in this house in 1697. The house itself was built in 1632. This is where the Czar started to learn shipbuilding. I never knew this connection. It...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Lovely museum, lots of information and a great background history. , tucked away in a local neighborhood. Well done!

Thank Rebecca S
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Tiny cosy museum tells a remarkable story of where a period of modernization and growth in Russia originated. Excellently preserved - similar to the wooden Cabin-museum of Peter I in St. Petersburg.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Feeling the proud for the Great Man when you come inside. Many thanks to Hollanders that keep the house in good order. Special thanks to Mrs. Farida for great job which she making with the love and boundless devotion.

Thank George T
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