historical

Amsterdam has some 800 years of history behind it. The 16th and 17th centuries made a particular mark on the city and it’s this historic period that attracts so much public recognition. But fans of historical architecture and development can also find discover a great number of historic figures and places from subsequent periods.

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Open Tuinen West

Cabralstraat 1
1057 CD AMSTERDAM
Midwest
13/06/2020
More then twenty urban paradises are hidden behind the nineteenth century houses of Amsterdam West. In June these green gems will ...
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Open Garden Days

Herengracht
1017 BZ AMSTERDAM
Diverse grachtentuinen
12/06/2020 - 14/06/2020
For one weekend only, visit the pristine gardens of some of Amsterdam’s finest canal houses and experience the quiet oases during ...
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Herdenking Februaristaking

Jonas Daniel Meijerplein 7
1011 RE AMSTERDAM
Dokwerker
25/02/2020 - 25/02/2021
In February 1941 tens of thousands of Dutch citizens stopped working and went on strike to protest the persecution of the jews by ...

Guided tour 'Treasures of Social Housing'

Oostzaanstraat 45
1013 WG AMSTERDAM
Museum Het Schip
03/08/2019 - 31/12/2020
'Treasues of Social Housing' guides you through the famous Spaarndammer district. During the tour, one of our enthousiastic guides...

Flower market

Singel
1012 WP AMSTERDAM
Bloemenmarkt Amsterdam
06/06/2016 - 31/12/2020
The Singel flower market is one of Amsterdam’s most colourful attractions. The small shops are located inside a row of floating ba...
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Zuiderkerk

Zuiderkerkhof 72
1011 WB AMSTERDAM
Built between 1603 and 1611 and designed by Hendrick de Keyser, the Zuiderkerk was Amsterdam’s first church built specifically for...

Grote Kerk

Grote Kerkstraat 57
1135 BC EDAM
This Great Church, of cathedral dimensions, is one of Edam's proudest possessions. Its latest restoration took as long as 18 years...
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Heineken Experience

Stadhouderskade 78
1072 AE AMSTERDAM
Housed inside Heineken’s historic brewery in the centre of Amsterdam, this interactive museum will take you on an exciting, behind...