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Bible Museum (Bijbels Museum)

Herengracht 366-368, 1016 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 2436
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Herengracht 366-368, 1016 CH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
+31 20 624 2436
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting canal house which is now a museum. Very pretty garden in which we had a nice lunch. Worth a visit

Thank David E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting the gardens of this canal house during open garden days, we just had to return to explore the entire house and bible museum. We were not disappointed. Lovely displays of how the powerful lived in the 16 and 1700's. Outstanding silver, glass, and...More

Thank CharlesA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is wonderful. It is another house that is on display - the architecture of the house is visually wonderful, the antiques and homewares and wealth of the home is all on display and visually wonderful. There are many botanical books and artworks on...More

Thank Alida R
Reviewed 12 December 2016

kind of pricy for what was given compared to other museums. i liked the headphone system . hard to evaluate a museum but i would not pay the entrance fee again for this exibit.

1  Thank sea-mike
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The best part of this for us were the replicas of the Jewish synagogue--seeing the high priest and garment replicated on a 20" high figure was fascinating. The old Biblical texts and the history were also interesting. Plan on about 30-40 inside. Free with the...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you're in the neighborhood, have a few minutes, and most importantly the Museum Card, then by all means stop in. The least impressive part of this "museum" is actually the collection of Bibles. Yes, there are a few, but they're mostly the same as...More

Thank mxbailey
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The Bible museum is just the top two floors of another museum which held no interest for me, and the man on the desk seemed almost ashamed to admit what was upstairs. It does seem that they are re-inventing the Bible museum as a multi-faith...More

1  Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Don't let the Bible Museum part of the title put you off (if you are put off by such things!); this is a very nice canal house with an interesting audio tour about the house and the family that built it. If you have the...More

Thank Guy A
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I did not quite know what to expect from a "bible museum" in downtown Amsterdam. Actually, the "bible" collection is a bit hidden upstairs, the house itself is worth a visit independently of this collection. I was struck by the "bible exchange" facility, where you...More

Thank brienanni
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We went here by accident. It was lovely and informative but probably a little overpriced. The old building was beautifully adapted and the exhibits were thoughtful.

Thank ScoutMidwest
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