Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis in Amsterdam

Get acquainted with the life in Amsterdam during 18th and 19th centuries.

Get acquainted with the life in Amsterdam during 18th and 19th centuries. | Photo credit: Taks/wikimedia

Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis Overview

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Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis is a reflection of the wealth and power of its owners Albert Geelvinck and Sara Hinlopen. The museum is an erstwhile palace and the displays inside shed light on the life and times in Amsterdam in the 18th and 19th centuries. The coach house entrance of the museum is rather unique and attracts many tourists. All the halls inside are very well decorated and have detailed embellishments to add to the overall grandeur of the place.

Once you pass through the beautiful gardens that lead to the palace, you can explore the 4 rooms. One room was the library and has been carefully preserved. Then, there are the Red and Blue Rooms which were the drawing and dining room respectively. They boast of stunning paintings and antique furniture from the era. The fourth is a Chinese Room and it is believed was used by the Lady of the House to welcomes guests for tea. Apart from this, Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis also has exhibits on the liberation of The Netherlands from Russia.

  • Opening Closing Time Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am to 5 pm

  • Entrance Fee Adult: €8; Child (6-18 years): €4; Child (upto 5 years): free entry

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Location

Keizersgracht 633, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Rembrandtplein)