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Allard Pierson Museum
Top 15 in Must-Visit Museums

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Tuesday - Friday 10:00-17:00, weekend and Pentecost 13:00-17:00. The first day of Pentecost and a day off on New Year's Day.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: Oude Turfmarkt 129, 1012 GC Amsterdam, Netherlands
Phone: +31 20 525 2556

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The Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam is the archaelogy museum of the university of Amsterdam. The Allard Pierson museum gives you a look into the ancient civilisation of ancient Egypt, the near East, the Greek world, Etruria and the Roman empire are revived in this museum. Art-objects dating from 4000 B.C. till 1000 A.D. give a good impression of everyday live.

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  • StadamP

    Went because of Egyptian stuff

    We went in this museum just because we saw there is a mummy exhibited. You can also see Greek and Roman stuff. There is a room with pottery fragments where you can assemble them. They also gave us a f...

    Reviewed on /Date(1588469235000+0800)/
  • pault2017b

    Very poor layout of the museum, and rudimentary selection in the cafe.

    There is more open space than actual artifacts on display. Those that are on display have meagre descriptions and it's as if everything is huddled together in a typical non-organized fashion - So comm...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571368627000+0800)/
  • JohnSt_2
    Den Haag, Nederland

    Almost ready for re-opening 18/10

    The Allard Pierson Museum is a museum about the ancient cultures, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and the Near East. Since it is an Amsterdam University collection museum, you will in the lower floor also fin...

    Reviewed on /Date(1570841844000+0800)/
  • 316MishDish

    Staff???? what Staff....

    We when there and there was construction equipment in front the main entrance, but there was NO signs saying it closed. Matter of fact, there was another sign saying the entrance was 20 meters away, S...

    Reviewed on /Date(1570582794000+0800)/
  • marlies312

    Nice but under construction

    First of all, beautiful building. Welcoming staff, although they forgot to offer me the audiotour so I had to go back and ask for it. The audiotour was informative but only available for the temporary...

    Reviewed on /Date(1564197271000+0800)/

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Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam. The ancient civilizations of ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria and the Roman Empire are revived in this museum. Art-objects and utensils, dating from 4000 B.C. till 1000 A.D. give a good impression of everyday-life.
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