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Tickets for Allard Pierson Museum

Amsterdam's Archaeology Museum

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Smartphone tickets accepted
Wheelchair accessible


  • Witness dazzling art and objects from ancient civilizations
  • See the intriguing permanent collection, spread across five halls
  • Learn about how these ancient civilizations compare to contemporary European culture and prepare to be amazed at how the world has changed


Can't get enough of flea markets? Fans of old stuff will love picking through the treasures at Allard Pierson Museum - the archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam. You can't take anything away though, sorry. Ancient civilizations are revived here - think ancient Egypt, (oh mummy!) the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria and the Roman Empire. Art-objects and utensils, which date back from 4000 B.C. till 1000 A.D. will truly open your eyes to the ways of old.

Besides the changing exhibitions, you'll get to see a permanent collection that's displayed in five separate halls. Check out original antiquities and ooh and aah at the objects reflecting old traditions.

The Allard Pierson Museum represents the significance of ancient civilizations and how they challenge contemporary European culture. You might start valuing the Internet a lot more after this. Or then again, maybe you'll wish it was never invented?

The archaeological top collection was established in collaboration with talented students, excellent researchers and fellow institutions. Prepare to be amazed.


Allard Pierson Museum
Oude Turfmarkt 127


What's included?

  • Entrance to the adjacent Special Collections

Additional information

How to use your Ticket

Enter at either entrance of the museum, or at the Bijzondere Collecties to scan your mobile ticket.

Opening Hours

  • Till May the 25th daily from 10:00 - 17:00
  • From May 26th Tuesday till Friday from 10:00 - 17:00, Saturday and Sunday from 13:00 - 17:00
  • Closed on January 1st, April 27th (King's Day), and December 25th


  • Accessible for wheelchair users.
  • There is a disabled parking place right beside the entrance.
  • It is advisable to contact the museum in advance (through the central number + 31 (0)20 52 52 556) if you wish to visit the museum with a wheelchair.
  • Guide dogs are allowed inside the museum

Customer reviews

May 5, 2016
Was er voor de DWDD tentoonstelling en heb enorm genoten. Helaas te weinig tijd om de rest van de exposities, maar ook zeker het gebouw te zien. Dat betekent dus terugkomen :) :)
Mar 8, 2016
Ontzettend leuk museum voor jong en oud!
Mar 7, 2016
We konden zo doorlopen, heel prettig.
Mar 3, 2016
Prima afhandeling en mailverkeer
Feb 22, 2016
Museum oogt wat gedateerd. DWDD is een leuke museum snack. Toegankelijk, overzichtelijk en daarom leuk om even tussendoor te bekijken. Tevens een leuke kennismaking met andere musea.
Feb 22, 2016
DWDD pop-up bezocht. Veel mooie exposities. Met name die van Sybrand, Daan en Paul hebben veel indruk gemaakt
Feb 11, 2016
Door storing bij Ziggo konden kaarten niet verstuurd worden naar opgegeven mailadres. Werd daarover keurig gebeld en kon hierdoor ander afleveradres opgeven.
Feb 1, 2016
Zeer leuke tentoonstelling. Afwisselend en verrassend.
Jan 31, 2016
Superleuke dag gehad in museum
Nov 9, 2015
Het museum is op zich al een bezienswaardigheid, de tentoonstelling is open, duidelijk en aantrekkelijk opgesteld. De speciale route voor kinderen met een doe boekje vind ik echt een vondst hier is goed over nagedacht