Museum Het Schip
‘Het Schip’ or The Ship is a structure build according to the ideals of the ‘Amsterdamse School’ (Amsterdam School). The Amsterdam School was a movement between 1910 and 1930. One of the characteristics of this style is the use of bricks.
Amsterdam School Museum
The building was designed in 1919 by architect Michel de Klerk and contained houses for the working class, a meeting hall and a post office. Today The Ship is a museum that tells the history of the building and explains the ideals of the Amsterdam School. You can participate in many expositions and tours at the monument.
Architecture in Amsterdam
After visiting The Ship you’ll suddenly discover the Amsterdam School everywhere. It is a true eye-opener for everyone who wants to learn more about architecture and the city of Amsterdam.