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Storytelling at the storytellers home

Storytelling at the storytellers home

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks and transportation
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a professional storyteller and writer. Folktales and literature of Amsterdam are my favorite subject, always embedded in a historical context. I Have also worked as a guide and created tours in and around Amsterdam. I love to play with the truth and am curious about places in the city: what has happened there? What was it like one hunderd years ago? What could have been true? What blood was…
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What we’ll do

You are welcomed to my house and workplace 'De Verhalenkamer' (A room for story) with coffee, tea and snacks just behind Central Station, across the water with the ferry. We have a short chat about what brought you to Amsterdam and where you have been so far. There is also room for questions: what makes you curious? I give a short introduction about a specific event in history, or a local…

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Fruit from the season, cookies and chocolate
Coffee, Tea and Water
Coffee, tea and drinking water are included, afterwards you can buy a beer
Ferry
A free ferry runs between central station and the North. The location is a five minute walk from the landing place. It starts behind Central Station and is called 'Buiksloterwegveer'

Where you'll be

The storytelling will take place in a local monument, the working space of the former lockkeeper, next to a lock in the main canal from Amsterdam to the north of the country. In the days of the tall ships, they were pulled to the city by horse, because waiting for the right winds could take weeks. We now live and work in this house and we also use the 1400 m2 garden as a place where storytelling takes place when the weather is good enough.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

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    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

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    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

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Storytelling at the storytellers home
New experience
$44/person
New experience
$44/person