Editor:  De Redactie • Publication:  01 January 2018

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Rembrandt House

The house Rembrandt lived and worked in 1639

The famous Dutch painter Rembrand Harmenszoon van Rijn lived and worked in the center of Amsterdam. The Rembrandt house is where he produced some of his most celebrated masterpieces.

Just like many other painters, he struggled financially during his life. This is why he had to abandon his home in 1656. This home had to be auctioned off and with that many of his belongings where lost too. This home is now known has the Rembrandt House Museum and it is a hot-spot in the city. It attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. They all want to discover what it was like during Rembrandt’s time and see his sources of inspiration.

A look inside the Rembrandt House Amsterdam

The Rembrandt House is obviously renovated but they decorated it in a way that it replicates what it used to look like in the time Rembrandt occupied the building. The antique furniture and decorations are carefully selected by experts. This will give you an unique glimpse into the day to day life of the word-renown artist. The Rembrandt house provides an immersive “Amsterdam in the 17th century” experience. besides that it also features an impressive collection of drawings and sketches by Rembrandt himself. Besides that, there is also some artwork by his contemporaries on display as well as paintings by his mentor, Pieter Lastman. The exhibitions are frequently on rotation and also includes loans from other institutions.

Make reservations for the Rembrandt House Museum online!

Tickets for the Rembrandt House Museum can be booked here directly. Our online booking service includes fast-track admission, which means that by purchasing your tickets here you will be given priority at the entrance to save time during your visit. The Rembrandt House Museum is a must-see attraction for anybody with an interest in the life of Rembrandt van Rijn.

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Rembrandt House
Jodenbreestraat 4, Amsterdam
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