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

With more than 800 years of history to discover, Amsterdam is rich with fascination sights. From ancient churches t...

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 ...

Must-haves for your trip to Amsterdam

I amsterdam City Card

I amsterdam City Card
Get free entry to the city's top attractions and free public transport for the duration of your stay with this handy cultural pass.

Canal Cruise Ticket

Skip the queues and hop on a canal boat of your choice at a time that suits you with this simple e-ticket.

Amsterdam Nightlife Ticket

Get two days' entry to more than 20 different Amsterdam nightclubs for just €10.

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Haarlem

Haarlem terras Spaarne Hans Guldemond
Discover the authentic Dutch city of Haarlem with its atmospheric streets scattered with places to eat, drink and shop. Just a short hop from Amsterdam!

5 things to do in the Plantage

Marked by leafy boulevards, elegant squares and 19th century pleasure gardens, the Plantage is a refreshingly green and spacious neighbourhood in Amsterdam.

Green Amsterdam

Amsterdam park
Amsterdam is famed not only for its abundance of parks and green spaces, but also its eco-friendly attitude to transport and daily life. Find out more about getting green in Amsterdam.