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Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel

Kattengat 1  Amsterdam  1012 SZ  Netherlands 

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Visitor's Guide: Amsterdam

The National Museum of Spectacles

Optometric Experience
  • Gasthuismolensteeg 7 
  • Amsterdam,  1016 AM
  • Phone: +31 20 421 2414
  • Fax: +31 20 421 2414
  • Email: brilmuseum.brillenwinkel@worldmail.nl
  • Web: http://www.brilmuseumamsterdam.nl/  
  • Neighborhood: Dam Square
  • Category: Other
  • Hours: We to Fr from 12:00 PM to 05:30 PM,Sa from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Train: "Dam

Description

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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