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Amsterdam Museum

Kalverstraat 92 and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 359, 1001 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 523 1822
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Housed in a splendid 17th-century building that was a former civic orphanage, this museum tell the history of Amsterdam through its vast collection of art and artifacts from medieval times to the present.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Kalverstraat 92 and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 359, 1001 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I detoured my Rick Steves audio city walk to use the restroom and stayed for the whole museum. It's fantastically well-curated with many innovative techniques. I learned a great deal about the city; I even did the Little Orphanage Tour meant for kids and it...More

Thank ihavethatshirt
Reviewed 2 days ago

No better way to introduce you to the history of Amsterdam. Exhibits & interactive displays tell you everything you want to know. All indoors so great for the rainy days.

Thank violinmaker1964
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent venue to discover the history of the city,there are many exabitions including fashion science commerce and an honest approach to the Nazi occupation and the general complience to their jewish round up.

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're the sort of person who wants to understand the history of the city that you're visiting, than the Amsterdam Museum ticks the boxes perfectly. Using a combination of exhibits, audio and video guides, the museum charts the history of how the city developed...More

1  Thank DBSegal
Reviewed 6 days ago

The opening historical timeline is well executed and gives a nice interactive audio summary of the history of Amsterdam and how (like in Venice) the city was built on wooden stakes driven into the mud - very good animations - but it's really downhill from...More

Thank DarthMorrissey
Reviewed 6 days ago

dont overlook this museum as very good with excellent audio included a journey through enginerring and history

Thank cafedart
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very informative museum, the audio guide is also really good and worth paying extra for. We managed to get through the whole museum in about an hour which was good and didn't miss anything big.

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family loved how the tour guide explained the displays. It was good we went here so that we can learn more about the culture and history.

Thank Travel M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you care about the history of the places you visit, this museum is a must. I strongly suggest an early visit in your stay. It will give context and meaning to your visit to Amsredam. The exhibits are well organized, vivid, interesting and informative....More

Thank claudea239
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get a real close look at the history of Amsterdam from the very beginning to today. I noticed several of the visitors were local people.

Thank William U
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Centrum
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
...More
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