From art deco to rococo

When this building was built in 1620, the Bartolotti house was one of the largest merchant’s houses in the city. The Amsterdammers were stunned by the striking, exuberant, richly decorated and slightly leaning frontage. They were actually convinced that this could collapse anytime.

Now you can come and have a look inside this stunning building. Would you like to join in and dance in Jan van Tarelink, the whale shipper’s rococo room? Or help out in the kitchen, preparing for the one of the most lavish of dinners?

For over 100 years, The Hendrick de Keyser organisation maintains some of the most magnificent houses in the Netherlands. Within the next few years, 35 stunning stately homes and buildings will be opened to the public: Museumhuizen. A magnificent Art Nouveau period house, a luxurious canal house, an early 1900’s summer house in ‘De Stijl architecture’, an authentic farmhouse with built in bed, or a typical house of the