Amsterdam Museum

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The entrance to the museum

The Amsterdam Museum is a museum in Amsterdam. Before 2011 it was called the Amsterdams Historisch Museum. It is in the old orphanage between Kalverstraat and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal.

History[change | change source]

Since 1975, the museum has been in a building that was first built in 1580 as Amsterdam's orphanage.[1]

The museum has paintings and old photographs and a cafe.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Amsterdams Historisch Museum". Retrieved 19 April 2011.

Coordinates: 52°22′13″N 4°53′27″E / 52.3702°N 4.8907°E / 52.3702; 4.8907