Museum Willet-HolthuysenAn impressive collection of furniture, silverware and paintings housed in a beautiful preserved 17th-century canalside mansion. Built around 1685 for Jacob Hop, mayor of Amsterdam.
Patrician houseHow did a wealthy family live in an Amsterdam canal house? Find out in this 17th century mansion. The only fully furnished patrician house on Amsterdam's canals open daily to the public, named after its last residents Abraham Willet (1825-1888) and his wife Louisa Holthuysen (1824-1895).
ExhibitionThe Willet-Holthuysen Museum houses a remarkable collection of fine and applied art acquired by Abraham Willet. Selections from the collection are shown in alternating exhibitions in the rooms on the first floor. Other exhibitions relating to the theme of the collection are also shown on the display.
Some of the rooms remain unchanged, while others, such as the kitchen and the Garden room, have been restored in the style of the 18th century.
Museum Willet-Holthuysen at the Herengracht
The Willet-Holthuysen Museum provides various educational products and a guided tour.
How to get there?By tram: 4, 9 or 14: stop Rembrandtplein
By metro: stop Waterlooplein
By car: nearest car park Muziektheater/Stadhuis
Museum Willet-HolthuysenHerengracht 605
Amsterdam (Canal Belt)
€4 (6-18 years)
free (0-5 years)
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