Museum Van Loon, Amsterdam

Categories: History Museums, Historic Sites, Museums, Tourist Spots
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3.8/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web
Set within Amsterdam's historical canal district, Museum Van Loon honors the descendants of one of Amsterdam's important regent families and their belongings. Originally constructed in 1672 by Ferdinand Bol, founder of the Dutch East India Company, the house passed to the van Loon family in the late 19th century. Visit the museum and peruse its extensive collection of paintings, jewelry, and luxurious furnishings displayed as they would have been in an active home. Continue through the interior and you'll find a garden out back, hidden from the street and complete with decorative hedges, flower plots, and an elaborate building facade. Don't miss seeing the family's carriage accessories and equipment once utilized by their prized horses. Arrange your visit to Museum Van Loon and discover more family-friendly attractions in Amsterdam using our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.
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  • Spent a few hours visiting with local relatives at this home. We had coffee in the exquisite carriage house then toured the home and grounds. Very lovely home with beautiful art and decor. Very lovely...  read more »
  • A simple design, less obvious walls near the entrance. One, Van Loan Home live in throughout the Netherlands East India Company founder has published had a luxurious interior, garden and a luxurious life possible to look.
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  • During canal boat trip , we were always thinking how these beauties look from inside. Luckily you don't have to think hard. Just visit this 16th century neatly maintained canal house which is open to ...  read more »
  • Unique opportunity to visit noble patricians family Van Loon s canal house boasting intact ensemble of furniture and art in the house as well as the traditional garden with coachhouse. Only place to still have all this in original context. Stylish collection of family which is connected to royal family Oranje Nassau since 3 centuries. Martine van Loon La Bouchère, former Lady of the Robes of Queen Beatrix still resides in the house. Must visit to fully appreciate the wealthy history and lifestyle of the Amsterdam Canal District then and now.
  • Beautiful small home museum on the canal with peaceful garden on the back. Closes at 5 pm.
  • Small place. Interesting story. A guide needed to make a visit interesting.
  • Good museum, but not for all. Rich history of family and buitiful furnitures over here. available for museumcard holders.
  • Worth a visit to this piece of Amsterdam's architecture history.
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