Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder in Amsterdam

Situated inside the attic of a canal house, this is a secret church built by Jan Hartman

Situated inside the attic of a canal house, this is a secret church built by Jan Hartman | Photo credit: Remi Mathis/wikimedia

Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder Overview

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Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder is also known as Amstelkring Museum Our Lord in the Attic Chapel. A visit to Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, meaning Our Dear Lord in the Attic, cannot be missed on your trip to Amsterdam. It is a secret church situated inside the attic of a canal house. Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder is among the oldest and most intriguing of all attractions in the city. The hidden church was built by Jan Hartman during the Reformation when it was forbidden for Catholics to hold prayer services in public.

It is home to beautiful Dutch furniture, 17th century tableclocks and two kitchens with Delft tiles. The museum in the lower part of the building has some renovated rooms along with a fine collection of church silver, important religious paintings and other artefacts. A one-hour guided tour will help you explore the unique attraction in its entirety and costs about € 32. What’s more, specially designed tours for children also take place here. Be sure to make the reservations at least a week in advance by calling +31 20 6246604.

  • Opening Closing Time Monday – Saturday: 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday: 1 pm to 5 pm

  • Entrance Fee Adult: € 6; Child (5-18 years): € 4; Child (upto 4 years): free entry <br />

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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 40, 1012 GE Amsterdam, Netherlands