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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$ 15.79 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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Audio guide included
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 tickets & places visited
    • Red Light Secrets Museum entry ticket

  • Who you’ll be with
    • This activity is self-guided. An audio guide is provided.

  • Transport
    • Not included: transport

  • Food & drink
    • Not included: food & drink

  • Equipment
    • Audio guide: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

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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 16 and over
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This museum was very intriguing and is in the heart of the red light district in amsterdam. They had audio guides to use as you walk through and you follow the story of a russian sex worker throughout the tour. The space is small and can get a bit crowded at times but the staff are friendly and I would definetly visit again in the future. It was a educational and subtle way to bring awareness to the problems facing sex workers and the dangers they encounter in their work.

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January 11, 2023

A very immersive museum, in a very mysterious universe. The audio guide, offered in French, allows you to understand what is around you. The wealth of information, interspersed with anecdotes is a great mix not to be bored. The quality of this museum is to be complete without being too long. It is done in 45min and gives you time to visit the red light district with the necessary knowledge.

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January 8, 2023

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

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