Sexmuseum, Amsterdam

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#15 of 74 in Museums in Amsterdam
View the history of sensuality and sex through the ages at Sexmuseum, the oldest sex museum in the world. The museum's name means "temple of Venus" and refers to the goddess who represents love and sexuality in Roman and Greek mythology. Walk through this museum, housed in a 17th-century building on the Damrak, and see its impressive permanent exhibit of erotica, which was personally collected by the museum owners. Expect a few laughs and surprises along the way. Arrange your visit to Sexmuseum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Amsterdam using our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Good place to stop for a bit of a laugh. If you don't take the place to seriously you will have a good time and quite possibly learn something about the history of sex. At only €5 you can't complain.  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    It's all been said in earlier reviews! Go here for 30-45 minutes for a laugh and a giggle and also see some pieces from earlier times which were interesting. There is an x-rated room with warning outs...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    A very interesting museum lots of artefacts and photographs of sex through the ages, well worth a visit and very reasonable price, definitely not suitable for children.  more »
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  • July 3, 2017
    Went with the missus, some interesting but not surprising fact regarding the history of sex as displayed in the Sex Museum. From early year pictures and statues it was all about naked / semi naked women getting down and dirty as the years flew by in came Lesbianism then more recently gay men ( so they do exist!). Thought provoking views on every floor with a few moving statues for light humour. Interesting location too sandwiched in between a restaurant and a sweet shop. Appears to be no age restrictions, those with mobility issues may find accassing all floors an issue too. The price was I think about €5 all in all a tick of the Amsterdam experience a must go see - well done Amsterdam.
  • July 8, 2017
    great experience! Our visit was a lot of fun and quite entertaining. Believe it or not, there were many interesting reads and of course plenty of visual fare. It is inexpensive and you are allowed to take photos.
  • July 2, 2017
    Small entry fee but worth it. We had a great time looking around. Definitely a must if you visit Amsterdam
  • May 7, 2017
    For €5, you get what you pay for! It is a fun experience, if you have a good sense of humour and want to spend 30 minutes doing something fun and different then go here! It is weird and creepy but in a fun way!
  • April 27, 2017
    The place is quite squeeze especially the zone of educational sex (sex in different types and times whatever it called etc) watch out your wallet because you gonna be in a tuna can for minutes. Overall good to know. there are lots of people queuing outside but it ran quickly don't worry.

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