Five years in the planning, this 1:20 model will show Prinsengracht 263 (the 'Anne Frank House') in 1944 appearances, with unprecedented detail. Construction started in 2019, the 75th year since Anne Frank's arrest, and the year of her 90th birthday.
A look at part of the construction: this photo of the warehouse floor in the miniature house provides an idea of the model's attention to detail. Everything from the bricks on the ground to the ceiling beams, from the slats on the walls to the angles and number of stairs, is recreated.
Fully lit using LEDs, this room begins to resemble the real thing. The diagram above shows where this is in relation to the Prinsengracht canal.
This rear warehouse is the first room you step into when visiting the museum (the window on the right side has been renovated into a doorway).