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The Theo Thijssen Museum is dedicated to the Amsterdam writer, educator and politician Theo Thijssen (1879-1943). The museum is located in the place where he was born. Theo Tijssen is best known for the novel "Kees de Jongen". The collection of the museum includes manuscripts, first editions, photographs, drawings, video and audio material and personal belongings. In addition, there are temporary exhibitions that illustrate Thijssen's work and the time in which he lived.

Theo Thijssen Museum
Eerste Lelliedwarsstraat 16
1015 TA Amsterdam

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Specialized & Alternative


Person & Artist

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 05:00 pm

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All ages €3.00
Museumkaart Not valid
Children €2.00
Walk €7.50

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Eerste Lelliedwarsstraat 16, Amsterdam, The Netherlands




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