our lord in the attic


Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Lord in the Attic) museum that i visited a while back with my friend. this 17th century house used to hide a church in its attic, from the times when catholicism was tolerated but not to be practiced in public


From Van Gogh to the Vanguard: A Museumgoers Guide to Amsterdam This Fall

For lovers of art, culture, and history, there isn’t a bad time to visit Amsterdam, a city serving up all three in glorious abundance. But this Fall new museum openings and exciting exhibitions mean those of us with culture-lust should really, really waste no time: Go for the museums, and stay for the sumptuous city that comes with them. Read more >

My Uncle Bryan told me about the Our Lord in the Attic Museum. It’s really cool. When The Netherlands became Protestant, non-Protestants were allowed to worship, but only in private, and as long as their church could not be recognized from the outside. Hence, there is a Catholic Church which was used for 200 years in the attic and the upper three floors of a linen merchant’s house. Everything else in the well-preserved house was really cool too! - Harry #Amsterdam #TheAlteration #Calvinist #Church #OurLordInTheAttic