Amsterdam Sights

Felix Meritis

House of the Citizen - European centre for art, culture and science

In 1788 the stately Felix Meritis Society opened its doors on the Keizersgracht.

Its aim was to promote arts and sciences, which was a popular activity in the Age of Enlightenment.

The city had many small and large, very chic and approachable societies where like-minded persons could meet each other.

How to get there?

By tram: 1, 2 or 5 stop Spui; 13 or 17 stop Westermarkt
By car: nearest car park Europarking

Felix Meritis 225 years

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Felix Meritis

Keizersgracht 324
Amsterdam (Canal Belt)

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