Professional art historians who can customize the contents on varying levels coordinate these museum tours. Arrangements can be made at any hour of the day and any day of the week.
The leading languages are English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian or Chinese.
To be combined with special city tours on feet or boat – escorted by the same guide!
Booking is also possible a week in advance
1 up to 15 per guide
1 - 1,5 - 2 hours
€ 99,50 per hour
entrance tickets not included
The museum is housed in two historic buildings built by the renowned architect Philips Vingboons for the Amsterdam merchant Jacob Cromhout in 1662. A crooked log on the gable stone at the front of the house is a reference to the literal meaning of Cromhout’s surname: “bent wood”. The family was very powerfull in Amsterdam during a long time.
You can also admire two of the best-preserved antique kitchens in the Netherlands, magnificent plasterwork ceilings by Ignatius van Logteren, an elegant staircase in the English style and the 18th century ceilings by Jacob de Wit with mythological scenes and the masterpiece: ‘Apollo and the Four Seasons’. The beautiful garden has ‘biblical’ trees, plants and pools.
Archaeological discoveries, artifacts from ancient Egypt, centuries-old models of the temple of Solomon and Herod, a famous 19th-century model of the Tabernacle, a model of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem explaining the significance of this sacred place in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, clay tablets, fragments of papyrus and archaeological remains tell the fascinating story of how the Bible came into existence, and the influence it has had on Dutch society through the ages.
The tour includes the collection, the house and the garden.
Tweede Boomdwarsstraat 4
1015 LK Amsterdam
tel +31 (0) 20 6259303
Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For further information please call us or mail to [email protected]