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Scheepvaarthuis

9 locals recommend ·

Tips from locals

Mathijs
Mathijs
April 11, 2018
Built in 1913-15, the Scheepvaarthuis is often regarded as the first building designed in the style of the Amsterdam School. This Art Deco-ish style drew on the examples from Art Nouveau and the Glasgow architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The hotel that currently occupies this former joint…
Nathan
Nathan
May 16, 2017
Spectacular, beautiful, example of the 'Amsterdamse School' architecture. Must see for fans. Now a hotel.
Erik
Erik
September 26, 2016
The maritime museum about the Dutch VOC history
Kenneth
Kenneth
April 28, 2016
Scheepvaarthuis, now the Amrath Hotel, was originally built to house a group of Dutch shipping companies. The building, a jewel of the Amsterdam School of architecture, is adorned with terra cotta sculptures of famous Dutch explorers and captains. The roof-top is a stylised sea-scape. I never get…
Babette
Babette
November 24, 2015
Nice place to visit, when you are fond of dutch shipping (history). Also nice expositions for the kids
Location
108 Prins Hendrikkade
Amsterdam-Centrum, NH 1011 AK
Stadsdeel Centrum
Phone+31 20 552 0000