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Amsterdam Gallery

Kalverstraat 92, 1012 PH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 523 1822
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Located in a passageway between the Kalverstraat and the Begijnhof it is possible to admire 15 substantial paintings. These are portraits of the Amsterdam Civic Guards from the 17th Century. Part of, though not actually in, the Amsterdam Historic Museum, this is probably the only place in the world where paintings are displayed in he open air, with only a glass roof to protect them.
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Kalverstraat 92, 1012 PH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a very interesting gallery with lots of many differents styles of paintings. You can spend a great time and on top of it it is for free

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Excellent little museum about the city. The special Paradiso exhibit was great, as well. Pleasant experience. Lots of easily digestible information about Amsterdam/Netherlands.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is a quick, free, and easy way to get a dose of Dutch history, tradition, and art through the institution of civic guard portraits.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Most tourist will pass by in the main shopping street (Kalverstraat) nearby... This gallery is a hidden gem to be entered for free (!) via the inner Amsterdam Museum square. After this gallery continue to visit the famous Beguines’ Court. There is an entrance on...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Easy to miss, gallery is in covered lane along the side of Amsterdam Museum. If short of time is ideal for some culture. Close by is Begijnoof, access through a small passageway opens out into an enclosed green surrounded by some of the oldest houses...More

Thank Paul J
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is a weird little place but lovely if you can find it. Beautiful paintings in a passageway only sheltered from the elements by a glass roof. It's the surprise that makes it worthwhile. And its free.

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This Gallery is in the middle of Amsterdam. One the one site you have a old orphanage and on the other side The English Church with a very nice garden. Around this square you have some amazing old house and here only used to live...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

If you don't have time for the adjoining Amsterdam Museum, this is a quick, free, and easy way to get a dose of Dutch history, tradition, and art through the institution of civic guard portraits.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

in the middle of the busiest shopping street, (Kalverstreet ), you will total relax and space out inthe most tranquil surrounding,imageable trip back to midivil amsterdam

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

this public space is incorporated in the Amsterdam Museum just off the Kalverstraat, this gallery with Baroque pictures connects two streets just off the Kalverstraat

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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
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best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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