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Address: Dam | Old Centre: New Side, 1001 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Closed on Sunday!

Nice church facade, but sadly unable to properly see it, it being closed on Sunday. There is an attached museum, also closed Sunday, currently exhibiting 90 years of Marilyn... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came to the New Church to explore the exhibit 90 years of Marilyn Monroe. I very much enjoyed the exhibit, it was beautiful! The film they show in the Cinema is super informative, I love learning about her life. The architecture of the church itself was also amazing. I love how much this city loves Marilyn, not only in... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice church facade, but sadly unable to properly see it, it being closed on Sunday. There is an attached museum, also closed Sunday, currently exhibiting 90 years of Marilyn Monroe. Indeed church has huge banner advertising same. Find this decidedly odd, she hardly being a paragon of Christianity.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice church with a bit of odd exhibition to be in the church but it is well done, 90 years of ms monroe, the entrance fee is a high 16 euro but the exhibition is great and gives a nice input to the life and death of marilyn Lots of documents, dresses, you watch inserts from her famous movies, as... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Didn't start well when we were informed that on top of the €120 we'd spent on museum cards, that they would also be adding a €9 surcharge to allow us to enter. The woman working at the cloakroom was almost comically rude, begrudgingly looking up from her smart phone to take our coats. Presumably she doesn't see much of that... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I only visited as part of a walking tour; but I learned the history behind the building, it is a pleasant building- also it isn't new

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Nieuwe Kerk is a beautiful late-Gothic building, with some splendid chandeliers and a fine chancel. At the moment and for the next few months it houses an exhibition marking the 90th anniversary of the birth of Marilyn Monroe. I happened to be in Amsterdam in August of 1962 when the news broke of her death. In homage a Canadian... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

From outside this old church has a impressive, elegant, conservative look, nothing prepared us for its interior, a fascinating Marilyn Monroe exhibition with original items and good audio tour, contradicting with the church loveky architecture. Surprise in a church.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Very interesting visit....not knowing much about Dutch history we found the free audio tour quite informative. Lots of photos from the previous coronations held there.

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The "burning bush" decorative fence at the end of the choir is worth a visit. The church has new exhibits every 6-9 months and they are invariably well curated.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We enjoyed our visit as there is a lot to see & the new audio tour (included) is excellent. Aside from the marble funerary monuments and fab pulpit, they also have binoculars so that you can see minute details (particular on the pulpit). Worth the 8 euros. If you feel it is not worth the money, then do not go... More 

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