Het Grachtenhuis in Amsterdam

Also known as Canal House, this museum boasts of immaculate architecture

Also known as Canal House, this museum boasts of immaculate architecture | Photo credit: Jvhertum/wikimedia

Het Grachtenhuis Overview

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Het Grachtenhuis, better known as the Canal House, is located in a charming canalside house in the Dutch capital. A visit to this museum is a great way to start your sightseeing tour of the city and to get acquainted with the 17th century canal ring system of Amsterdam. The museum building boasts of immaculate architecture and houses an exciting line of exhibitions. The miniature model of the canal house and another one of the canal ring area are the highlights of any visit to Het Grachtenhuis. The multimedia exhibition is a must on your to-do list and has a 40-minute interactive display session which sheds light on all important aspects of Amsterdam’s history.

  • Opening Closing Time Tuesday – Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm

  • Entrance Fee Adult: €12; Child (6-17 years): €6; Child (upto 5 years): free entry

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Herengracht 386, Amsterdam 1016 CJ, The Netherlands (Dam Square)