Trace the events and ideals that made Holland's capital the beloved city it is today at the Amsterdam Museum.

• Access the museum's permanent 'DNA' exhibition.

• Don your audio guide and explore 7 historic periods.

• Experience life in a 17th-century orphanage.

• E-tickets are sent straight to your mobile device.


About The Amsterdam Museum:

Seeking a proper retelling of Amsterdam's rich history? Consider moving the Amsterdam Museum a few steps up your itinerary list. Established in 1926 on the site of a former orphanage, this attraction houses a vast civil and anthropological collection. Come and discover what makes Amsterdam tick as you examine the city's history from the Middle Ages right through to the present day!

The experience consists of a plethora of photographs, archaeological findings, and paintings. You can also check out a replica of the Café ‘t Mandje, one of the city's most famous pubs. The museum is situated in the bustling heart of the capital, and is open every day until late.

today Season:

  • All Year Round, Daily | Except Apr 27 and Dec 25.

headset Commentary:

  • Exhibition audio guide: English, Dutch, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.

schedule Opening Hours:

  • 10:00 to 17:00.
  • On December 5th, 24th and 31st the museum closes at 16:00.
  • On January 1st it closes at 17:00.

place Address:

  • Kalverstraat 92, 1012 PH Amsterdam.

hourglass_empty Duration:

  • Average visits to the Amsterdam Museum last approximately 1.5 hour.

accessible Accessibility:

Impaired Mobility | The Amsterdam Museum is fully accessible to non-electric wheelchair users. However, for safety reasons, it is not accessible to mobility scooters. Wheelchairs and foldable seats are available for rent. They can be reserved by contacting: or calling + (0)20 5231 730.

Impaired Sight | Guide dogs are permitted inside the museum.


settings Facilities:

  • Disabled Toilets.
  • Visitors are required to store backpacks and umbrellas in the cloakroom or lockers near the entrance.


directions_bus Getting There:

  • 15 minute walk south from Amsterdam Central Station.

  • Trams 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 14 and 16 (Spui Stop).

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Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Once you've completed your booking an electronic voucher will be sent via email. Present this to staff at the attraction entrance. You can either print the voucher out or show it on a mobile device.


• Children aged 0-17 years and carers with valid ID enter free of charge.


• Full refunds can be provided for cancellation requests notified at least 24 hours in advance of the activity start time.

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