Museum Van Loon in Amsterdam

Keizersgracht 672, 1017 ET Amsterdam, Paesi Bassi

Simona Bertolaso

Amsterdam

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Arte, Teatri e Musei
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Inglese
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Food, Tickets, Equiphment

Description

Museum Van Loon, the former house of the regent Van Loon family, is situated in the heart of the Amsterdam Canals. Willem van Loon was in 1602 co-founder of the Dutch East Indian Company. The house was designed in 1672 by architect Adriaen Dortsman. The first inhabitant of the house was Ferdinand Bol, a student of the famous painter Rembrandt. In the rooms one finds beautiful portraits, impressive pieces of furniture and silver and porcelain from different centuries.Behind the house lays a beautiful garden. It was designed in the style popular in the seventeenth century and contains a beautiful facade of the coach house. Coach House Recently the coach house was added to the museum.

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