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The National Museum of Spectacles, Amsterdam

The National Museum of Spectacles - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The National Museum of Spectacles
Gasthuismolensteeg 7, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 1016 AMMap
+31 20 421 2414
Neighborhood: Dam Square

Mijke Theunissen runs the show at The National Museum of Spectacles. He inherited his family's obsession with eyeglasses, in addition to a fascinating private collection of eye-gear. The charming establishment showcases an array of timeless pieces and vintage finds encompassing centuries. Browse through glasses worm by Buddy Holly, John Lennon and Elton John, icons who gave the accessory its fashionable due, and pick up a pair at the lovely store on the lower level. A visit guarantees an experience like no other and traces the history of optometry.

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The National Museum of Spectacles General Information
  • Open Hours: Wednesday to Friday from 12:00 PM to 05:30 PM, Saturday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Other
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Dam
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