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Anne Frank House

Anne Frank HouseAnne Frank House

Anne Frank is one of Amsterdam’s most well known former residents. The Anne Frank House at Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam is where she lived in hiding with her family for more than two years during World War II. Now converted into a museum it contains a sobering exhibition about the persecution of the Jews during the ...

Prinsengracht 267, Amsterdam
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Royal Palace on Dam Square

Royal Palace on Dam SquareRoyal Palace on Dam Square

The Royal Palace on Dam Square in Amsterdam is one of three palaces still in use by the Dutch royal family. It is used for state visits, award ceremonies and other official receptions. When the palace is not being used by the royal family, it is open to the public. Visitors can explore the magnificent interior and discover the rich history of the ...

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Dam, Amsterdam
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Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh MuseumVan Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum has the world’s largest collection of paintings, drawings, and letters by famous Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh. This influential artist likely needs no introduction, as his extensive body of work is amongst some of the most well-known in the history of modern art. A trip to the Van Gogh Museum is an essential part of your experience in ...

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Rijksmuseum

RijksmuseumRijksmuseum

After ten years of rebuilding, renovation and restoration, the Rijksmuseum has opened its doors again. For the first time in history the museum underwent a complete transformation of both its building and the presentation of its collection. For the very first time, visitors can follow a chronological journey through the collection, and experience the sense of beauty and time this ...

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Stadhouderskade 42, Amsterdam
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Stedelijk Museum

Stedelijk MuseumStedelijk Museum

The Stedelijk Museum is an international institution in Amsterdam dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design. The Museum aims to provide a home for art, artists and a broad range of publics, where artistic production is actively fostered, presented, protected, reconsidered and renewed. With a notable collection that’s comparable in style to The ...

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Hermitage Amsterdam

Hermitage AmsterdamHermitage Amsterdam

The Hermitage Amsterdam is the Dutch branch of the world-famous Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Located on the banks of the Amstel River, the Hermitage Amsterdam is an exhibition space and cultural education centre with a focus on Russian history and culture. Collection Hermitage Amsterdam displays rotating selections of pieces from the ...

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Nieuwe Herengracht 14, Amsterdam
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Oude Kerk (Old Church)

The Oude Kerk (Old Church) is located in the heart of Amsterdam, in the middle of the Red Light District. It’s the oldest building in the city, which was founded by fishermen on the banks of the Amstel River. Around 1300, a stone church was built, ...

Oude Kerk
Oudekerksplein 23, Amsterdam
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Tulip Museum

A Dutch company trading in flower bulbs, also active in the US, established this small and nice Tulip Museum below its shop with flower bulbs at the Prinsengracht. Several main areas of interest as the history of the tulip and its cultivation as well as tulip mania are documented. The tulip has been introduced in the Netherlands in the middle of 16th century from the Ottoman ...

Amsterdam Tulip Museum
Prinsengracht 112, Amsterdam
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EYE Film Museum

EYE Film Museum in Amsterdam is open every day for anyone who loves film. Four screening rooms, a large space for changing exhibitions, the EYE Shop, a bar-restaurant and the permanent presentation in the Panorama helping the visitor early in the morning till late evening welcome. A building with cinematic views of the IJ. EYE has four comfortable screening rooms, ...

Eye Film museum
IJpromenade 1, Amsterdam
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Micropia

MicropiaMicropia

Invisible yet all around us, and if you put them all together they would weigh more than all of the humanity combined, according to some estimates. We share our existence with countless microscopic lifeforms which we’ll never get to see in our day to day lives. How can we learn more about these organisms? Enter Micropia. Micropia is the world’s first and only microbe museum, ...

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Trade Unions Museum

Dutch trade unions differ from the similar organizations in most of Europe, since they have always tried politically to stay in the center and to look for a compromise and not for a fight. Accordingly, The Trade Unions Museum located in the beautiful beginning 20c. building called De Burcht (Stronghold), through its modest exhibits tries to show the history of the movement and not their ...

De Burgh
Henri Polaklaan 9, Amsterdam
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Foam Photography Museum

Foam Photography MuseumFoam Photography Museum

Foam is the place, in the center of Amsterdam, for photography in all its facets: from documentary to fashion, from contemporary to historical. A museum with international allure. Exhibitions Foam organizes major exhibitions in which the work of (world) famous photographers is presented, but also those of young talent in smaller short-term exhibitions. There are ...

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Keizersgracht 609, Amsterdam
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Normaal Amsterdams Peil

The passage between the town hall and the National Opera & Ballet on the Waterlooplein shows the only true Amsterdam water level (NAP): a bronze head will show the exact level. The NAP has become the yardstick for water level measurements in practically every European country. Besides this benchmark, ...

Amstel 1, Amsterdam
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Multatuli Museum

In a modest patrician house at one of the small streets of Old Amsterdam centre, there is a museum dedicated to one of the most celebrated Dutch writers. Eduard Douwes Dekker, who took the penname Multatuli, was born here in 1820 as the fourth child of the Dutch ship captain. After him one more son was born in the family, so they had to move to a bogger lodging. ...

Korsjespoortsteeg 20, Amsterdam
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Amsterdam Museum

Amsterdam MuseumAmsterdam Museum

The Amsterdam Museum offers an expansive collection of exhibitions and items that retell the compelling story of the Dutch capital, from its earliest developments, through the surge of growth in the Golden Age and up to the present. The city through the centuries Housed in a former orphanage just a few minutes from Dam Square, the ...

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NEMO Science

NEMO ScienceNEMO Science

NEMO houses loads of experiments and exhibitions inside its giant green hull on Oosterdok. No matter your background you will learn something new and have fun while doing it. Attractions change regularly, check the homepage to get the latest word. The four floors of NEMO is a stimulating scene. Children of different ages have fun with giant soap bubbles, experiment in the chemistry lab or ...

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Oosterdok 2, Amsterdam
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Allard Pierson Museum

The Allard Pierson Museum, part of the Department of Mediterranean Archaeology at the University of Amsterdam, houses a collection of Mediterranean antiquities and artefacts and is devoted to placing the sources of Western tradition and culture in an accessible historical perspective. The archaeological collection is permanently on view here, though the frequent temporary and ...

Allard Pierson museum
Oude Turfmarkt 127, Amsterdam
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Amsterdam City Archives

Archive Treasures; As soon as you have passed the thick vault doors you get the impression that you've arrived in an Egyptian burial chamber. The Treasury chamber has two floors, the upper floor looks like a gallery. The Treasure Chamber also has the original pieces from the archives and collections. In the cozy areas are showcases and also filing cabinets with documents. A visit to the ...

Vijzelstraat 32, Amsterdam
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Resistance Museum – WWII

Resistance Museum – WWIIResistance Museum – WWII

This is, visually told, the story of the people in a time of war. Their resistance against the occupier, their attitude and their experience. Authentic objects, photographs, documents, film and sound clips sketches how it was in the years 1940-1945, the everyday, but also the excessive moments. It is not a representative overview of important people and events in the ...

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Plantage Kerklaan 61, Amsterdam
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Rembrandt House

Rembrandt HouseRembrandt House

What was Rembrandt's life really like? Where did the Netherlands' most renowned artist etch and paint his masterpieces? Where did the most dramatic events of his life take place? Find out at the Rembrandthuis, Rembrandt's former home on the Jodenbreestraat in Amsterdam. Background Rembrandt bought the house in 1639 when he was at the height of his fame, but ...

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Jodenbreestraat 4, Amsterdam
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