historical exhibition

Get a taste for history in Amsterdam and beyond in one of the many historic exhibitions taking place in the city. The Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam City Archives and the University of Amsterdam frequently dedicate space to historic artefacts, displays and stories. The Nieuwe Kerk in the city centre also hosts one or two major historic exhibitions each year.


Towers of Amsterdam

Amsterdam may not be known for its skyscrapers, but there are a few notable landmarks that soar high above the city's low rise skyline. Here's our gui...

Risk of Explosion

Plantage Kerklaan 61
1018 CX AMSTERDAM
Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam
28/03/2018 - 10/11/2018
The Dutch resistance staged a spectacular operation in wartime Amsterdam in 1943: an attack on the Registry Office. Experience thi...

100 years steel transport in the IJmond

Havenkade 55
1973 AK IJMUIDEN
Zee-en Havenmuseum
24/02/2018 - 06/01/2019
In the museum, you can admire the exhibition ‘100 years steel transport in the IJmond’. This exhibition is the start of a series o...

Amsterdam DNA

Kalverstraat 92
1001 AC AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam Museum
01/01/2017 - 31/12/2018
In the space of an hour, the Amsterdam DNA tour at the Amsterdam Museum will give you an exciting overview of the history of Amste...
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Stedelijk Base

Museumplein 10
1071 DJ AMSTERDAM
Stedelijk Museum
16/12/2017 - 31/03/2025
One of the largest installations of the Stedelijk collections in the museum’s history, this presentation of art from the end of th...

The Life of Buddha, the way to now

Dam
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
16/09/2018 - 03/02/2019
Two worlds collide in a new exhibition about the life of Buddha at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. Expect centuries-old objects from...