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Architecture Museum Het Schip

Spaarndammerplantsoen in Amsterdam features three monumental public housing blocks by Michel de Klerk.

The most expressionist apartment block is popularly known as Het Schip (The Ship). That block is one of the best examples of the Amsterdam School architectural movement of the early 20th century.

Museum Het Schip is located in the former post office, which was also designed by Michel de Klerk.

A visit to the carefully designed interior is quite an experience.

The building also features the exhibition, ‘Poste Restante, the Amsterdam School,’ which answers such questions as: What were the special circumstances that turned Amsterdam into a Mecca for public housing, and what is the cultural-historical value of the Amsterdam School.

The museum also provides access to a restored working class house, the exhibition on the Amsterdam School’s sources of inspiration, and an opportunity to see the inside of Michel de Klerk’s world-famous tower!

The exhibition is in French, German, English, Spanish and Italian.

Address

Amsterdam School Museum Het Schip
Spaarndammerplantsoen 140 [Map: Map24.com]
1013 XT Amsterdam

Phone: 020 – 418 2885 [Amsterdam phone info]

Details

Opening times: Tuesday – Sunday, 11:00 – 17:00 (11 AM – 5 PM)

Website

Museum Het Schip

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Last updated: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 9:38 PM, Central European Time (CET)   
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