Our Dear Lord in the Attic (Museum Amstelkring) - Abbey Travel, Ireland

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Welcome to Our Dear Lord in the Attic (Museum Amstelkring)

Our Dear Lord in the Attic (Museum Amstelkring)

This concealed Catholic church (the combined top floors of a 17th century canal house) is a reminder of the Alteration period in Holland. Protestantism was declared the official religion and churches like this one relied on clandestine activity for their survival. The building's lower floors became a museum in 1888 housing a collection of church artefacts and paintings. It is located near the edge of the Red Light District.

Information & Facts

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 40
EUR7 (adults), EUR1 (children 5-18). Other concessions are available
Dutch is the official language. English is widely spoken. Fries (as well as Dutch) is spoken by the people of Friesland province.

Single European currency, or Euro (EUR), is the official currency of the Netherlands, and is divided into 100 cents. Major credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted. To avoid additional charges take travellers cheques in Euros, Pounds Sterling or US Dollars. Foreign currency or travellers cheques can be changed at banks, post offices or bureaux de change (usually indicated by the letters GWK). Banks are closed on weekends but bureaux de change are open. ATMs are widely distributed and most are open 24 hours a day.

Opening Times
Open Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm (open from 1pm on Sundays and public holidays). Closed 1 January and 30 April

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