See and do

With world-class museums, quirky festivals, theatre, live music, laid-back bars and delightful restaurants, there's never a shortage of things to do in Amsterdam!

Popular things to do in Amsterdam

Museums & galleries

Amsterdam is home to a variety of world-famous museums. No trip to the city is complete without stopping by the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum or Stedel...

Attractions & sights

Amsterdam is filled with things to see and do, and lots of them can be reached on foot by strolling around the city centre.

Canal cruising

The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. Its 165 canals were created over the centuries to stimulate trade and transport and recla...

By season

Spring, summer, autumn or winter... there's never a bad time to visit Amsterdam! Read on for things to do in every season. 

Sports and activities

Whether you enjoy being part of the action or prefer to observe from the sidelines, Amsterdam has lots to offer active adventurers and sports enthusia...

Parks & nature

For such a small city, Amsterdam is bursting with green. Discover where to spot wildlife, the best place for a picnic or get to know the city from the...

Bars & cafés

Whether you’re after soaking up the atmosphere of a traditional Dutch brown café, lounging in a city luxurious grand café, enjoying a summer cocktail ...

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Visit Haarlem

Haarlem terras Spaarne Hans Guldemond
A city of remarkable history and culture, Haarlem is just a short hop from Amsterdam but packs a unique punch.

5 things to do in Amsterdam Noord

Goudfazant Amsterdam Marie Charlotte Peze
Often described by visitors as a village within a city, Noord is beautiful, green and family-friendly.

Amsterdam Dance Event

Loveland DeepDish Amsterdam Dance Event Coen van Tartwijk
Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) brings over 2,200 of the world's biggest and up-and-coming dance artists to play in Amsterdam's best clubs.