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Tickets for Amsterdam Museum

Engaging and interactive history of the city

 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date
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Wheelchair accessible: Scooters and electric wheelchairs are not allowed. Wheelchairs as well as foldable chairs can be borrowed at the entrance
Audio guide: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Smartphone tickets accepted
Overview
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 17th century to the Nazi occupation of WWII, up to its modern incarnation as a cultural capital
  • Listen to Amsterdam's carillons, see authentic artifacts, and enjoy interactive exhibits – it's a great indoor activity for the whole family!
Description

From the Middle Ages through the 17th century, and right up to the 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 curated collection of paintings, photographs, models, and artifacts telling the story of Amsterdam – from its origins right up to the present day.

It touches on all aspects of the city, from religion and folklore to showbiz, prostitution, and Ajax. The museum also includes many original orphanage furnishings, revealing the long and fascinating history of the building itself.

Insider tip

Do grab an audio guide at the entrance, it complements the experience quite nicely. Also, make sure to bring a €1 or €2 coin if you'd like to use the lockers.

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Ticket
What's included
Access to the museum
Audio guide in English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, and Russian
Cancellation policy
  • Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date
  • Changes are possible for this ticket
Venue
Opening hours
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
How to get there
Amsterdam Museum
92,Kalverstraat, 1012 PH, Amsterdam
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Ratings & reviews
4.5
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Feb 14, 2020
Interesting experience
Dec 9, 2019
The museum was pretty interesting. Nothing groundbreaking or life-changing, but solid overall. If you're interested in finding out about the history of Amsterdam, from its early beginnings to its development over the centuries, this is the place to go.
The authentic artifacts from centuries ago are especially cool. Imagine losing your shoe in the mud, and then someone finds it 400 years later and puts it in a museum!
Definitely recommended for people who live here and want to find out more about their city, or for visitors looking for something other than crowded coffeeshops and souvenir stores.
Oct 27, 2019
Interesting!

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