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Red Light Secrets Museum of Prostitution Entry Ticket

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Red Light Secrets Museum of Prostitution Entry Ticket

Activity provider: Tours & Tickets

From US$ 14.03 per person

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.

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Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish


  • 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.
  • Entry ticket to the Red Light Secrets Museum of Prostitution
  • Audio guide
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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    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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    • Please note that it is only possible to access the museum at your chosen time-slot
    • This activity is only suitable for those aged 18 and over
    • The museum is not wheelchair accessible
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    A very interesting and eye-opening experience, as it gives you an idea on what life in the Red Light district means. Interesting to hear facts and legalities attached to the windows, and in addition this will probably changes your point of view towards sexworkers. It was quite short (around 35/40 min) but fun! Definitely worth the visit.

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    September 2, 2022

    We visited the museum on the first evening. It's a nice start and is also in the middle of the red light district. You get an audio device, through which the stories from the everyday life of a prostitute can be heard at the individual stations. The voice of the narrator was very good in German, it was really amusing. You're welcome to take a look.

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    August 12, 2022

    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

    Product ID: 137762