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Tickets for Amsterdam Museum

Engaging and interactive history of the city

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
10:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Highlights
  • See the history of one of the world's most complex and progressive cities in a beautifully maintained 16th-century building
  • Explore the various eras of Amsterdam, from the Dutch Golden Age, to the Nazi occupation of WWII, up to its modern incarnation as a cultural capital
  • With a playable carillon, a 1960s-era eco-car, and many hands-on and interactive exhibits, it's a great indoor activity for the whole family
Description

From the Middle Ages through the Golden Age, and right up to present day, the story of the Dutch capital is told through ancient artifacts and interactive exhibits. This delightful museum covers everything Amsterdam, and it's great for kids!

Amsterdam doesn't hide its charming canals, nor its famous vices. But to really get to know the city you want to know its history, and how it became the thriving metropolis we know today.

Housed in a former orphanage, this beautifully maintained Classicist building contains a wonderfully curated collection of paintings, photographs, models, and artifacts telling the story of Amsterdam - from its origins right up to present day.

It touches on all aspects of the city, from religion and folklore to showbiz, prostitution, and Ajax. It also includes many original orphanage furnishings, a playable carillon, an eco-car from the 1960s (the proto-Prius!) and a replica red-light district pub, where rough-and-tumble customers came to drink and 'tumble'.

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Smartphone tickets accepted
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What's included
  • Access to the museum
  • Audio guide in English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Amsterdam Museum
92,Kalverstraat, 1012 PH, Amsterdam
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Scooters and electric wheelchairs are not allowed. Wheelchairs as well as foldable chairs can be borrowed at the entrance
Audio guide
English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Russian
Additional info

Getting There

  • Tram: Lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 14, or 16 to Spui
  • By foot: A 15-minute walk from Central Station
Insider tip

Check out the 'Amsterdam DNA' exhibit, and don't forget to scan your QR code at each station to get a truly personalized experience!

Peter
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Reviews
Jun 19, 2018
Fascinating. First stop on my 4 day visit to Amsterdam. If you love learning about the history of your location, then perfect.
I visited just on opening time (10am), not busy. Helpful, friendly staff!
May 11, 2018
Surprisingly great.
Apr 6, 2018
It was very interesting and informative.
Apr 3, 2018
Decent Museum, worth a visit IMHO.
Mar 24, 2018
Interesting evening in a kind of interactive museum
Mar 10, 2018
Nice experience following an easy way to obtain tickets. Recommend it!
Feb 15, 2018
Worth a visit but I wouldn't make it a priority. Our kids enjoyed the recreation of the orphanage but this section is not really suitable for adults...
Jan 4, 2018
I wish I had more time to spent at this magnificent place...really worth visiting!
Dec 2, 2017
Хотелось бы больше возможности послушать на русском языке.
Nov 2, 2017
We learned a lot about Amsterdam’s history and loved using the walk along audio tour. The only reason it’s not 5 stars is that the last bit was a little confusing. There were options as to where you could go and not a tone of good signage.

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