Discover the Amsterdam Treasury
The Amsterdam Treasury presents a unique picture of the history of the city. In the characteristically designed space from 1926, original pieces from the archives and collections are on display. The beautiful selection of old photos, drawings, maps, objects and documents bring you close to crucial moments in Amsterdam's history, and to the people who witnessed them.
Follow the rise of the city in the early 13th century, and find out how 17th-century Amsterdam grew into the economic center of the world. Learn about the city's role in the global slave trade and learn about the persecution of the Jews in World War II. Experience the rebelliousness of Provo in the 1960s, the violent squatters' riots of the 1980s and feel part of today's multicultural city.
A varied program with special historical images of Amsterdam is shown in the De Schatkamer movie theatre.