Red Light Secrets: Museum of Prostitution Amsterdam

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light Secrets Museum in Amsterdam Admission Ticket

From USD 15.68

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 1 hour
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Explore the hidden world of prostitution at the Red Light Secrets Museum in Amsterdam. Head inside the former brothel house, home to the world’s only museum dedicated to prostitution. Trace the history of Amsterdam’s red light district from the 1500s up to and beyond the legalization of prostitution in 2000; sit at a window where prostitutes once advertised their services; see a typical workroom, and learn the secrets of the world’s oldest profession through the real-life anecdotes of those involved.
  • Entrance ticket to the Red Light Secrets Museum in Amsterdam
  • Enjoy access to the world’s only museum of prostitution, set in a 17th-century house formerly used as a brothel
  • Discover the secrets of the world’s oldest profession and view a typical workroom for entertaining clients
  • Take a seat a prostitute’s window to experience the reality behind the glass
  • Learn about the history of prostitution in Amsterdam including its legalization in 2000
  • Experience the real-life stories and hopes of prostitutes in their own words

What's Included

  • Entrance ticket to the Red Light Secrets Museum
  • Inga's personal audio stories
  • Booklet about the Red Light District
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Transportation to/from attractions

What To Expect

Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets

Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This activity is only suitable for those aged 18 years and older
  • Last admission is 1 hour before closing time
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
Operated by Red Light Secrets Museum

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Good fun whilst keeping your clothes on!
Stu_N, Sept 2023
We had a great experience at the museum. The rooms were well themed and the narrator was very funny. There were lots of facts and information on the walls between sections and plenty of photo opportunities. The staff were super friendly and very accomodating. I would highly recommend to anyone who wants a fun yet informative look into the (sometimes harrowing) lives of sex workers.
Luci_R, Sept 2023
Was very interesting, was a lot of people in such a small space so was very hot but other than that was great to see. Would recommend
a disappointment!
AnitaL_D, Sept 2023
None. Stupid exhibit. a waste of money. Dirty sidewalks outside of museum. employees were not knowledgeable, only interested in selling souvenirs.
Very worthwhile
Jake_R, Aug 2023
Highly recommend this tour to all who are visiting Amsterdam. Very informative about the history of the trade and its prevalence in the area, and challenges pre conceived ideas.
Red Light Secrets
Joanne_G, July 2023
Very interesting, small museum and will only take about an hour of your time, but worth the hour! The audio guide is a must very interesting stories.
A must to see before strolling Red Light District
Tatyana_B, May 2023
Very educative and informative museum! You get an excellent perspective and understanding on this unique profession. Visited museum right before our walking tour in Red Light District, and it was the best decision! It’s a must to see before exploring this area. Highly and strongly recommend!!!
Was too short.
Stacey_G, May 2023
It was average. Short trip thru the museum, not was good as I was hoping. I thought there would be more stories from the girls who work there. But it had some info.
Less than we expected
Nancy_F, Apr 2023
Not what I expected. It's totally self-guided with an ear piece. No one is there but it was crowded inside a tiny structure. Not what any of us expected. Just like a space that was set up specifically for this tour. Took us all of 20 mins. Would not recommend.
Smelly feat and cheesy...
Rachel_O, Apr 2023
Smelly feat and cheesy dicks in the words of a prostitute Actual visit was very poor and not what I expected
So worth it!
Jody_W, Mar 2023
What a great time and experience. So much fun, love that we got to take pictures and try out the stuff. It was not a stuffy atmosphere like some of the other museums.
Alberto_M, Feb 2023
I enjoyed learning from this tour what the career was and is for an escort. How they operate and how their lives are.
Great service
Dan_J, Dec 2022
I did not manage to attend this event, however the customer service were 5* and I have rebooked for the future.
Prostitution museum
Nerys_W, Dec 2022
Great hour in museum easy to find and very informative also had some fun taking silly pics with friends
Not a usual museum
Evelina_P, Nov 2022
Highly recommend! Strong and mixed fillings experience. Definitely should be in your visit list in Amsterdam.
Couldn’t find
Andrea_K, Oct 2022
Couldn’t find I want my money back no one knows where you are located. Very crowded and no one can give you directions
Great tour
Donald_Y, Aug 2022
My guide was prompt and very informative even on tough questions. Need to change pickup location to just Victoria Hotel
Tourist trap
Heather_H, Aug 2022
There wasn't really anything memorable. It took about 15 min to go thru the entire museum. I'm not sure what I was expecting, but seeing a bedroom, run and sex toys was just boring.would have liked to hear stories from the ladies.
Orissa_A, July 2022
Is a cute spot. Very hot, small, lots of walking. Was disappointed because they said it accessible but in fact it wasn’t. Provided a lot of information.
Emma_B, July 2022
It was amazing very helpful staff it was very interesting to know the back ground of the city the canals are just beautiful
Sex Museum Tour
Walter_J, July 2022
Although some interesting things were mentioned, it is not a tour that I would recommend. It brings to focus how crude this type of behave can be.

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