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Red Light Secrets Museum of Prostitution Entry Ticket

Product ID: 137762
Learn the story of sex work in the Netherlands with an entry ticket to the Museum of Prostitution, located in a former brothel in Amsterdam's famous Red Light District. Get a unique peek into the world’s oldest profession.
About this ticket
Duration: 1 hour
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Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the world’s only museum of sex work, set in a 17th-century house and former brothel
  • Take a seat in a sex worker's window to experience the reality behind the glass
  • Learn the history of sex work in Amsterdam, including its legalization in 2000
  • Hear the real-life stories and hopes of the sex workers, told in their own words
Full description
Explore the history of the notorious Red Light District and experience a typical day in the life of a sex worker. See the rooms where they work, and hear their stories as told by the sex workers themselves.

Get insight into their perspective, which they explore in a light-hearted and frank way in order to remove the taboos associated with sex work. 

Sit in one of Amsterdam's famous Red Light District window's and feel what it's like to be on the other side of the glass. Discover the history of sex work in Amsterdam, learn how Amsterdam came to be such a liberal-minded metropolis.

Read from the Confession Wall, a collection of written confessions left by museums visitors – some are funny, some are eye-opening, but all of them are revealing.
Includes
  • Entry ticket to the Red Light Secrets Museum of Prostitution

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Go directly to the Red Light Secrets Museum at Oudezijds Achterburgwal 60h, 1012 DP Amsterdam, Netherlands. Skip-the-line and present your voucher for scanning.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This activity is only suitable for those aged 18 and over.
• Last admission is 1 hour before closing time.
• The museum is not wheelchair accessible.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 356 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.2 / 5
  • Organization
    4.2 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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It was very interesting, sad, funny and you have to read the confessions, staff were friendly and its self explanatory as you walk round, there are loads of stories from one room to the next that you can listen to on a little voice box it translates into English so you can hear all the different information and what's even better at the end before you walk out you can have your pic taken, it's fun and free and an experience I would recommend

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March 1, 2020

Really good, not seedy, very welcoming experience. We were a bit nervous but the whole experience was fantastic. We booked early in the morning so it wasnt busy which helped as it's a very small space. As it was quieter, we got see everything in detail and try out the interactive sections which was loads of fun. Would highly recommend!!

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February 25, 2020

Amazing value for money! You get a free guide book to keep, an audio tour and a free printed photo of you in the window. Really nicely laid out and enjoyable experience. Loads of info to read and listen to; plenty of visual stuff for those who don’t like to read every museum sign.

January 25, 2020

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Product ID: 137762