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The Amsterdam History Museum chronicles the rich history and cultural life of Amsterdam, from its humble beginnings as a small fishing town on the Amstel River over seven centuries ago, to this now prominent, modern day, international city and key trading port.
Located in an historical, restored and renovated city building that was once an orphanage, the museum has a diverse collection of artifacts which help you to appreciate the journey through the ages of the city of Amsterdam and its people.
The largest collection is from the period known as the Golden Age during the 17th century, when Amsterdam was considered one of the most affluent cities in the known world.
The museum has a large collection of paintings dating back to the 1800s,... read more