Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, Amsterdam, Netherlands

With the Calvinist reform, in 1663, catholic churches were converted to the new official religion and Catholics lost the right to worship in public. However, under the characteristic religious tolerance of the Netherlands, they were allowed to worship as long as it was done in a discrete way. This house conceals a secret catholic church, which occupies three floors. Around the church, there are a series of houses that show how people lived int the 17th to 19th centuries.
The Ons Lieve Heer op Soldier is the second oldest museum in Amsterdam, receiving about 100,000 visitors every year.

Entrance fee: €10
Opening hours: Mon. to Sat. 10 am to 5 pm; Sun. and holidays 1 pm to 5 pm.


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