How to visit Allard Pierson Museum with your City Card

In order to visit this venue with your City Card, you are required to book a timeslot in advance. Book a timeslot by following this link, select your timeslot and choose the 'I amsterdam City Card' ticket during your checkout. Please make sure your City Card is valid at the time of your visit.

Across the river of time

Hence, the top archaeological collection was established in collaboration with talented students, expert researchers, and cooperating institutions. Ancient civilizations are revived and artifacts dating from 4000 B.C. to 1000 A.D. will reveal the ways of the old. Including Persian, Etruscan and Cypriot pottery, jewelry and glassware, mummies, statuary and everyday household objects unearthed from tombs.

The significance of these ancient cultural symbols are explored, as are the ways in which they challenge and shape contemporary European culture. A roster of temporary exhibitions provides further insights into civilizations around the shore of the Mediterranean during ancient times. History is brought to life through interactive segments that allow you to unearth your inner archaeologist. Currently the museum is rebuilding its collection, but remains open to the public.