Rembrandt House Museum

Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Rembrandt House Museum is a house in the Jodenbreestraat, where Rembrandt lived and painted for a number of years. A few years ago the house was thoroughly reconstructed on the inside to show how the house would have looked in Rembrandt's days. Adjoining (and linked to) the house is a modern building where work of Rembrandt is on display, mainly etchings and also a part of his collection of objects from all over the world.

Rembrandt purchased the house in 1639 and lived there until he went bankrupt in 1656, when all his belongings went on auction. The auction list enabled the reconstructions of all his belongings which are also on display in the house.

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Founded: 1911
Category: Museums in Netherlands

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Shaghayegh Abaszadeh (4 months ago)
Was a nice experience for those interested in painting and painters but there was not any masterpiece of Rembrandt there and in the end, I asked myself what is the famous paint of him!!! they could keep at least one of his masterpiece in this house all the paints belonged to his pupils, anyway I enjoyed it
Giorgia Pgg (5 months ago)
Wonderful experience seeing with my own eyes where Rembrandt has lived and created such celebrated masterpieces,the tour is well organized and you can see a lot of his original paintings plus some objects he collected and get to know how the entire house was accommodated (kitchen,beds,art room etc.) You are free to browse and take pictures A really nice house museum
Patrick Bastow (6 months ago)
We really enjoyed this visit. You need to book before you go due to COVID. It’s very well organised with an excellent audio guide. It’s an amazing house - well worth a visit
jon brierley (7 months ago)
We enjoyed our visit to the Rembrandt house museum, located in a picturesque part of the city, easily accessible by bike and tram. The house displays interesting works of art and is a replica of the house during Rembrandt’s occupancy. Would recommend if visiting the city.
Archie D (8 months ago)
A medium-good visit. Tickets at a fair price, the museum itself is a bit small leaving it susceptible to clustering. Understandable as it is Rembrandt’s house and buying a plot that size in the centre can’t have been cheap, even in the 1600’s! However, definitely depreciated the affair.
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