Trippenhuis, Amsterdam

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The Trippenhuis is a neoclassical canal mansion in the centre of Amsterdam. It was built in 1660–1662 for the wealthy Amsterdam weapons traders Louis and Hendrick Trip. Many references to weaponry can be seen on its facade. Since 1887 it has been the seat of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
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  • Trippenhuis, located at Klovenienrsburgwal street #29, was once the mansion of two wealthy Trip brothers who made their money in the arms trade in the 1600's. Its claim to fame is probably its width w...  more »
  • This beautiful building is home to the Dutch Academy of Sciences. We could take a tour during the heritage days and for the rest, it is actually not to visit unless you are a renowned scientist. A time ago, this was the Rijksmuseum and did the night still hung on the wall. Best particularly so. Fine I could see it from the inside. It is near the Nieuwmarkt.
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  • Very interesting building. Hosts the Royal Dutch Science academy. If you take a tour you can learn a lot about the Dutch 16th century history.
  • Great architecture, love walking by. Different than most in Amsterdam
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