Amsterdam Museum

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The entrance to the museum

The Amsterdam Museum is a museum in Amsterdam. Before 2011 it was called the Amsterdams Historisch Museum. It is in the old orphanage between Kalverstraat and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal.


Since 1975, the museum has been in a building that was first built in 1580 as Amsterdam's orphanage.[1]

The museum has paintings and old photographs and a cafe.


  1. "Amsterdams Historisch Museum". Retrieved 19 April 2011.

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