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Het Schip - Things to Know Before Visiting

Oostzaanstraat 45, 1013 WG Amsterdam, Netherlands

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About Het Schip

Het Schip housing complex is a world-famous example of the Amsterdam School. The complex in the architectural style of the Amsterdam School was designed by Michel de Klerk in 1919. It originally contained 102 homes for the working class, a small meeting hall, a post office, and an elementary school. Since 2001, the former school and post office are used as a museum about the Amsterdam School.


Attractions Near Het Schip

Westerpark
Westerpark0.49km from Het Schip

The Westerpark is a public urban park in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The former borough of Westerpark is named after the park, as is the current neighborhood. The verdant space of the former Westergasfabriek gasworks along Haarlemmerweg has become a place for cultural avant-garde businesses and events.

IJ Amsterdam
IJ Amsterdam1.6km from Het Schip

IJ is a body of water, formerly a bay, in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is known for being Amsterdam's waterfront. There are several theories about the origins of the IJ. Perhaps it began as a stream, following a breakthrough in the dunes of Castricum. More likely, the IJ is a remnant of a northern arm of the Rhine delta.

Electric Ladyland - Museum of Fluorescent Art

Electric Ladyland is a museum located in the Jordaan area of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is devoted to presenting art, minerals, and manufactured items that fluoresce under ultraviolet light. The museum displays a permanent collection of fluorescent minerals, fluorescent artwork from the 1950s and other glowing artefacts. They also have a “Flourescent Environment” where visitors can participate in creating a sculptural piece of illuminated art.

Amsterdam Tulip Museum
Amsterdam Tulip Museum1.73km from Het Schip

The Amsterdam Tulip Museum was founded and sponsored by a local bulb company. It traces the history of the tulip in the Netherlands. From the origin of the tulip in Central Asia, to the Tulip Mania, to cultivation and modern hybridization in the Netherlands. Also visit the Flower Bulb Shop and view other tulip related items.

Anne Frank House
Anne Frank House1.84km from Het Schip

The Anne Frank House is a writer's house and biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. It preserves the hiding place, has a permanent exhibition on the life and times of Anne Frank, and has an exhibition space about all forms of persecution and discrimination. The building is located on a canal called the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk, in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

Homomonument
Homomonument1.95km from Het Schip

The Homomonument is a memorial in the centre of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. It commemorates all gay men and lesbians who have been subjected to persecution because of their homosexuality. The Homomonument was designed to "inspire and support lesbians and gays in their struggle against denial, oppression and discrimination." It was the first monument in the world to commemorate gays and lesbians who were killed by the Nazis.

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The province that houses the largest city and capital of Netherlands- Amsterdam.

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