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Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam

Oude Turfmarkt 127, 1012 GC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 525 2556
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Oude Turfmarkt 127, 1012 GC Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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"ancient egypt"
in 6 reviews
"roman section"
in 4 reviews
"english explanations"
in 2 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"archaeology"
in 16 reviews
"archaeologist"
in 8 reviews
"collection"
in 28 reviews
"eras"
in 3 reviews
"dutch"
in 15 reviews
"fragments"
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"sarcophagus"
in 3 reviews
"statues"
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"art"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although one section was closed for refurbishing but other sections were open and fun to watch. Take a rest at the coffee downstairs and kick off again to storm the vibrant city of Amsterdam

Thank drammarhawwari
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

the truth i was expecting more from this muse. yes they have they have art, but not the real stuff. the statues are fake. some of the big egyptian and roman art is fake.the small stuff in glass containers i suppose is real. i was...More

Thank gbangs59
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Not too many people seem to have discovered this rather small museum in the heart of Amsterdam and it is quality wise a gem. I had an hour to spare and know that having been once I will definitely return to explore further. The exhibition...More

Thank meerbee
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Located in the center of town the AP museum offers a wide collection of antiques (Egyptian, Greek, Roman and some more) and can be considered a great introduction to these periods in history. Fun for kids as well with clear explanattions. Not just a good...More

Thank werdlerswereld
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

The museum is not very large indeed, but still impressive. The collections are very interesting, we spent almost 3 hours looking through them. Also, we had a really nice chat with the archaeologists who work there; they told us a bit about their work and...More

Thank Marina C
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

It was quite extraordinary to walk among those beautiful artifacts. You could almost feel the history while walking through Egyptian section. I would definitely recommend a visit to this amazing museum, especially if the weather is not so good.

Thank Violeta P
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Small archaeological museum with interesting exhibits from Egyptian/Hellenistic/roman eras. Price overrated 10euros for the size. Misses English translation in the 2/3 of the egyptian chambers Other than this it's an interesting visit that takes approximately two hours Adequate facilities.

Thank Theodore V
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

I dont know if I just have high standards for archaeology but I felt a bit bad that this is all that Amsterdam could present in (what I believe to be) it's main archaeology museum. Only worth a visit if you've already got the Iamsterdam...More

1  Thank Emma H
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Their main collection is on ancient Egypt and a lot of the lower floor is given over to this. It has objects from early Egyptian history to the Roman period. While there is not a huge amount in some areas they are of high quality.The...More

Thank Gerard_S77
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

There is a lot of work going on at the Allard Pierson Museum at the moment, but don't let that put you off visiting because there is still a heck of a lot to see! The recently refurbished Roman area has many more English explanations...More

1  Thank YorkshireTerrier73
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historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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