2014-04-15 door Veroniek Maat

General information
Enter the world of a successful painter from the 17th century. The Rembrandthouse shows you where Rembrandt van Rijn lived for 20 years. This old house was restored in his original state just before the year 2000 and was saved from its destruction. You can now see Rembrandts' paintings and prints in his own house. His large painting room, where he teached his techniques to other painters such as Ferdinand Bol and Govert Flinck. His kitchen and his bedroom. In the new part of the museum, situated next to the old house, you can find paintings and prints from the Association of the Rembrandthuis (Stichting Rembrandthuis).

The old part of the house is hard to access as it has small stairs (3 stairways) and small corridors. Between the 3 stairways are benches to rest. The new part is accessible by elevator without obstacles. There is a doorway from the highest floor of the new house to the highest floor of the old house, which can be reached by elevator. Within the new building the pathways are at least 150 cm and there is enough space to move around at the corners (for people using a wheelchair).


Is the entrance on ground floor? no
If the entrance is not on ground level, does it have a ramp? no
If the entrance is not on ground level, does it have a wheelchair lift? yes
Does the entrance door open automatically? no
Does the entrance have a turning door? no
Does the entrance have a regular door? yes
What is the width of the entrance? 100 cm


Is the lobby spacious with a turning circle of at least 150 cm? yes
Is the whole lobby on one level without any stairs of steps? no
Does the lobby have seats? no
Are there any obstacles in the lobby? no
Does the lobby have an adapted toilet? yes


Does the museum have an elevator? yes
What is the width of the entrance door? 90 cm
Is the turning circle to the elevator at least 150 cm? yes
Does the elevator have a display? yes


How many adapted toilets does the museum have? 1
Do the toilets have support rails? yes
Do the toilets have an adapted sink? yes
Do the toilets have a space of at least 80 cm on one side? yes


Does the museum have audiotours? yes
Does the museum have wheelchairs for rent? no
Does the museum have walkers for rent? no
Are there any disability parking spots available within 100 meters from the museum? yes

Additional accessibility information

Can a person with disability take at least one person assisting into the museum for free? yes
Is it neccesary to request accessibility services in advance? yes
Are seeing eye dogs and guide dogs allowed inside? yes
Does the museum have evacuation chairs? no

The electric wheelchair can be charged in the lobby with security watching the fire safety. Guide dogs are allowed inside but there are no other facilities for people with a visual disability.

The disability parking spot is located in the Jodenbreestraat towards the Nieuwmarkt. This is a one way road and only possible to enter the street from the Nieuwmarkt.

The Rembrandthuis is situated near Waterloopplein. To get there you can get Metro 51, 53 and 54 from Amsterdam Central Station to Nieuwmarkt. This is one stop from Amsterdam Central Station. From there it is a 4 minute walk via the Dijkstraat and Snoekjesgracht. Tram 9 and 14 take you to Waterloopplein from where you can walk to the Rembrandthuis, which is a 5 minute walk.




Veroniek Maat

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