About the MuseumAmsterdam is known for its liberal atmosphere and freedom. It is not unique to find museums having to do with sex around the world, and so in Amsterdam you will also find this type of museum, but it is important to emphasis that there is no cheap porn here, it is rather interesting and artistic.
The museum was opened in 1985, operating for more than 20 years, is in a building that was built in the 17th century. It is divided into 3 floors, and on each one you can see displays and different exhibits about sex - from the Greek Empire, to the Roman, up to today. The museum holds its high standards among the sex museums around the world.
A wide collection was collected by the owner of the museum for personal use. Here you can see photos, drawings, artistic items, life-like statues and audio portions, clothing and erotica. All these have to do with the history of sex.
The museum has different exhibit rooms, with different people's names. Each room has background noises and creative art. An interesting room is the "Marquis de Sade" room, where you will hear a woman screaming in pleasure from the speakers. The Marquis de Sade was an author and philosopher that is mostly known thanks to his pornographic novels, and Sadism that was named after him.
The original name of the museum is the "Temple of Venus," named after the Goddess of gardens and vineyards of Roman mythology. At the entrance to the museum you can see the wax sculpture of Venus, in addition to some other fascinating statues, including Marilyn Monroe and her flouncing skirt, or male genital.