Koninklijk Paleis (Royal Palace)
The Royal Palace Amsterdam is one of three palaces used by the royal family. The family uses the Palace during state visits, award ceremonies and other official receptions.
History Royal Palace Amsterdam
Visitors can learn about the building's rich history. Its use, a century and a half as Amsterdam's City Hall, five years as a Royal and Imperial Palace, and almost two centuries as a reception palace for the House of Orange has left its mark. An annual changing summer exhibition illustrates the rich history of the building, including as a monument from the 17th century. Every autumn, the work of young painters is exhibited as part of the Royal Prize for Painting.
Opening hours Royal Palace
When the royal family does not use the palace, the building is open to the public.
The palace is open to the public except during official events. They take place regularly. Therefore, always check the agenda on the website of the palace in advance.