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Canal House Willet-Holthuysen Museum: Ticket with Audio Guide

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21 reviews

Canal House Willet-Holthuysen Museum: Ticket with Audio Guide

From US$ 14.17 per person

Learn how a wealthy couple lived during the 19th-century on this 1-hour tour of the Museum Willet-Holthuysen. Enter the double canal house and take in a comprehensive art collection. Wander through the grand ballroom and explore the beautiful town garden.

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Highlights
  • Explore the beautifully manicured garden at Museum Willet-Holthuysen
  • See how the wealthy lived in 19th-century Amsterdam as you pass through the grand ballroom
  • Wander around the Willets' collection of paintings and ornate furniture, and be transported to another time
  • Admire the all-over Christmas decorations during the Christmas holidays
Full description
Enter Amsterdam's Museum Willet-Holthuysen and take a tour through its exhibition. The museum lies in a grand 17th-century double canal house. In 1895 Mrs. Willet left her opulent house to the city of Amsterdam, including the impressive art collection of her deceased husband Abraham. Walk around the museum and discover his collection which consists of antique furniture, silver, ceramics, sculptures, paintings, and photographs. Start on the 1st floor and walk through the impressive ballroom done in Louis XVI style. Continue on towards the dining room and the salons of the lord and lady of the house. The garden and the gallery will give you an impression of how the wealthy Willets lived while the kitchen and pantry in the basement will clue you in on the daily lives of the servants. Finally, learn how this green oasis in the heart of Amsterdam was laid out in 18th-century French style and how they managed to fill it with historic trees and plants.
Includes
  • Entrance ticket
  • Highlight tour
  • Audio guide
  • Meals and drinks
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  • Wheelchair users
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  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)
  • All participants who are over 13 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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4.6 /5

based on 21 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    4.4/5
  • Organization
    4.2/5

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Very good..

August 30, 2021

It was very interesting to see such a house from the inside.

July 26, 2021

Very interesting and educational museum.

April 17, 2019

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