Amsterdam Sights

Amsterdam Pipe Museum

⟩ the worldwide culture of pipe smoking

Amsterdam Pipe Museum (formerly known as Pijpenkabinet) presents the worldwide, fascinating story about pipe smoking and tobaccology. The presentation gives a profound idea of smoking in 5 continents from the earliest times (500 B.C.) till present days.


Artistic meerschaum pipes

The specialised collection of Amsterdam Pipe Museum contains all kinds of pipes made from different materials - like clay, porcelain, meerschaum, and wood - pipe makers tools, prints and drawings from smokers of all periods, tobacco curiosities, wrappers and vignettes.


The most remarkable pieces from the collection can be viewed online: 50+ highlights of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum

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This private collection is housed in a 17th-century canal house, with original dark stone steps, in the middle of the famous Canal Belt (Grachtengordel) of Amsterdam. The basement has its own entrance where you enter Pipe Shop , the museum shop.

How to get there?

tram1, 2, 5, 7, 10 stop Leidseplein
parkingParking de Hoofdstad

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Amsterdam Pipe Museum

Prinsengracht 488
Amsterdam (Canal Belt)

official website

Opening hours

Sun closed
Mon 12:00 - 18:00
Tue 12:00 - 18:00
Wed 12:00 - 18:00
Thu 12:00 - 18:00
Fri 12:00 - 18:00
Sat 12:00 - 18:00

Entrance fee

€10 adults
€  5 6-18 years
free0-5 years

apmPrinsengracht 488 - entrance to Amsterdam Pipe Museum

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