Amsterdam Things to Do Tips by dila
Amsterdam Things to Do: 3,433 reviews and 5,491 photos
Rijksmuseum is opened by the queen on april 13th 2013
There is a run on the tickets so i think the best way is to book the tickets online.
or buy a museumkaart.
9:00 to 17:00 daily, open 365 days a year
€15: adults aged 19 and over
€7.50: ING card and CJP
Free: children aged 18 and under, Museumkaart holders, members of ICOM, ICOMOS, UNESCO, the Rembrandt Association (Vereniging Rembrandt), KOG, Vrienden van de Aziatische Kunst and Vrienden van het Rijksmuseum
Museumkaart and e-ticket holders do not have to wait in the queue in order to get tickets
The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, set in its historic home designed by P.J.H. Cuypers.
the collection based around the paintings of the seventeenth-century Dutch Republic, the Golden Age, including twenty works by Rembrandt, four by Vermeer and numerous other paintings by artists such as Frans Hals and Jan Steen.
Rembrandt?s Night Watch (nachtwacht) this painting was bigger.
further they have collections of silver, delftware, doll?s houses, prints, drawings, customsthe mysterious Asiatic art and more.
Address: Jan Luykenstraat 1
Directions: tramnumbers 2,5 hobbemastraat and 16 (24 )museumplein.
walking distance leidseplein.
Other Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: +31 (0) 20 6621 440
will be open again may first
temperary some paintings in the Hermitage till 25th april
So check the site if it is open.
Opening hours from 1 May 2013
Van Gogh Museum, Paulus Potterstraat 7 Amsterdam:
1 May: 10 am - 6 pm.
2 May to 1 September 2013: daily 9 am until 6 pm, Friday until 10 pm.
2 September to 26 December 2013: daily 9 until to 5 pm, Friday until 10 pm.
27 December 2013 to 5 January 2014: daily 9 until to 6 pm, Friday until 10 pm.
From 6 January 2014: daily 9 am until 5 pm, Friday until 10 pm.
Closed 1 January 2014.
cant see the prices yet think 15 euros
0-17 years: free admission (can be asked for ID)
Museum card holders: free admission* Museumkaart
Members of ICOM: free admission*
I Amsterdam card holders: free admission
There is no special rate for groups or students.
You can also buy your ticket online
not aloud to film or make photo's inside
also no big bags , water, umbrellas aloud inside
Address: paulus potterstraat 7
trams 2,3,5,12 stop van baerlestraat/paulus potterstraat tram. 16 and 24 stop museumplein
Other Contact: email@example.com
Phone: +31(0)20-570 52 00
2013 will be the last queensday as the prince will become the king that day.
Koningsdag kingsday will be celebrated at 26 april 2014 (normally 27th april but not on a sunday)
best way to travel is by underground or walk from the trainstations
it is a big fleemarket in the netherlands
people sell thing on the street most of the time it is on 30 april every year
it is a big party and very crowded. there is no or almost no public transport in the centre area it is impossible to drive there because of the crowd.
the advise at the moment is go to the amstel station and take the underground.
music at leidseplein, museumplein, rembrandtplein.
selling things only childern at vondelpark.
other places van baerlestraat, beethovenstraat, apollolaan. in the aera of the muiderpoortstation, linneausparkweg, middenweg. mercatorplein, jan evertsenstraat, rozengracht and many more places also in other cities.
a site from someone that i find on internet. it has pictures. so than you have an idea what is queensday.
http://www.rnw.nl/hollandnl/html/amsterdam.html.under more links fotogalerij. (dutch)
Address: in the netherlands in amsterdam and more cities
ROYAL PALACE IS OPEN AGAIN. OUTSIDE STILL RENOVATION.
LOOK HERE WHEN OPEN
Opening hours: 12:00 – 17:00 hours monday and royal events closed
mostly closed except end july and august i see on the clander so check kalender
The royal palace was build between 1648 and 1665 as a cityhall (townhall) of Amsterdam. it was designed by Jacob van Campen, and performed by Daniel Stalpaert. in 1654 had Jacob van Campen an conflict with the municipality , after that Daniel Stalpaert gets the leadership. the sculptorwork is done by Artus Quellijn and co.
the building was a cityhall till 1808 when the french invaded. after that it was changed in a palace by Lodewijk Napoleon.( the brother of)
if there is event you can not go in.
for example when the queen is there on 4th of may. when we remember the dead from the war.
Children aged 5 to 18 €3.75
Children under 5 free
Address: the Dam
Directions: walk from the central station over the damrak to the damsquare
Other Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: + 31 20 620 40 60
5 De Bloem (the Flower)
bus 21 stop Vredenhof (cementery)
was a grain mill year 1878
6 De 1100 Roe
Herman Bonpad 6
from Central station bus 21 stop Nolensstraat
7 Rieker Molen
De Borcht 10
tram 4 to Rai then take bus 62 stop Nieuw Herlaer or Metro 51 or tram 5 take bus 62 to New Herlaer
Its is north of the Amstelpark along the Amstel.
year 1636 still used to keep land dry
8 D' Admiraal
bus 34 GVB stop Sneeuwbalstraat then 12 minutes walk
bus 393 connexion stop oosterlengte and then 6 minutes walk
not sure if it is smart to walk here for tourist.
for example with bus 21 from Central stationyou can see about 4 windmills with a bit of walking
2) De Otter 7 stops about 7 minutes with bus 21 stop Fred Hendrikplantsoen
5) De Bloem about 12 stops and 13 minutes from central station stop Vredenhof
4) De 1200 Roe about 22 stops and 26 minutes from CS stop Ant. Moddermanstraat
6) De 1100 Roe about 31 stops 33 minutes from CS stop Nolenstraat 1 before last stop
Something i didnot know myself but was asked by Vt member mickeyboy07 8 windmills in Amsterdam. I knew 3 so was thinking he mend de Zaanse schans. So i searched the internet and found them.
1 De Gooyer Funenkade 5
take tram 7 or 10 from Leidseplein to pontanusstraat or bus 22 from Central Station to Zeeburgerstraat. Brewery T IJ is here to and a bar and cafe.
Mill was placed here in 1814 but is older was a grain mill
2 De Otter
Gillis van Ledenberchstraat 78
from central station bus 21 to stop Frederik Hendrikplantsoen
think tram 3 from Museumplein it is close to the Jan van Galenstraat think you can see it from the bridge there.
3 Molen van Sloten have a tip of that one already
this is the only one you can go in to.
guess best way is to take tram 2 and walk for 10 minutes following the signs.
total travelling almost 1 hour
4 de 1200 Roe
bus 21 busstop Antony Moddermanstraat
next 4 next tip
Nederlands Scheepsvaartmuseum Amsterdam.
Open daily : 09:00 - 17:00 all days
15.00 euros | adults (18 and up)
12.00 euros | groups: min. 15 p. (reservation required)
7.50 euros | children 5-17 years, seniors (65 and older), holders of Stadspas, CJP (Culture Youth Pass)
free | children 0-4 years, Museumkaart (National Museum Pass), I amsterdam City Card, Rembrandt Society, ICOM
Het Scheepvaartmuseum is closed on Queen's Day (30 April), Christmas Day (25 December) and New Year’s Day (1 January). The library is also closed on 24, 26 and 31 December.
I love the the replica VOC ship The East Indiaman Amsterdam
a real ship where you can get on. (not sailing)
Address: kattenburgerplein 1, 1018 KK Amsterdam
Directions: Het Scheepvaartmuseum 15 minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station. Bus 22 (Indische buurt) and bus 48 (Borneo Eiland) depart from the Nicolaaskerk. Both buses stop close to the museum at Kadijksplein.
Other Contact: email@example.com
Phone: +31 (0)20 52 32 222
Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeological museum of the Universiteit van Amsterdam.
Is about old Egypt, Greece and more.
Sometimes they have an exhibition.
Tuesday - Friday: 10.00 - 17.00 hrs.
Saturday - Sunday: 13.00 - 17.00 hrs.
The museum is also closed on the first of January, Easter Sunday, 30th of April (Queen's Day), Whit Sunday, Christmas Day
Adults € 6,50
Children from 4 to 16 € 3,25
Children under 4 free
Seniors (over 65), CJP, Stadspas, studenten (ISIC) € 3,25
Holland Pass 50% discount € 3,25
Groups of 10 or more € 5,00
Students and staff of UvA/HvA free
Schoolchildren in groups (provided prior notification is given) € 1
MK(Museumkaart), Rembrandt Association,
members of VVAPM, ICOM, I amsterdam City Card,
Holland Pass A t/m D free
Address: Oude Turfmarkt 127, 1012 GC Amsterdam
Directions: From Central station east side 2 stops with tram 4, 9 16, 24 and 25.
Stop Spui on the Rokin.
Other Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: +31 (0)20-5252556
At the Singel between Koningsplein and the Munt there is a "floating" flowermarket the shops are half on the water builded and not floating. Remember that it is not aloud to bring flowers to all countries.
Sometimes i buy some souvenirs here or at a shop called Xenos
Directions: singel between munt and koningsplein.
munt tramnumbers 4, 9, 14, 16, 24 and 25
koningsplein tramnumbers 1,2 and 5
update now something different is there or nothing :(
at the first flowershop from the koningsplein to munt. look from the bridge to the back of the shop. you see laven who spit water.
laven are from the efteling ( a kind of theme fairytale park in the kaatsheuvel in noord brabant). i think you can compare laven to a kind of gnomes.
Directions: the first shop at the flowermarket at koningsplein.
More Reviews (57)
- See All Museumkaart
- See All Dont Park here
- See All Foodfestivalweekend in june
- See All Dont park your car here
- Urinors for the weekend
- Friday Skating Vondelpark
dila's Related Pages
Amsterdam Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "MY BIRTHPLACE"
- "God made the Dutch, but the Dutch made Holland"
- "Amsterdam - I love it!"
- "Amsterdam, is it real?"
- "Amsterdam, where the Dutch money is spend"
- "Amsterdam! The most liberal city in the World"
- "Dutch Arts and History."
- See All...
- Things to Do in Amsterdam
- Hotels in Amsterdam
- Transportation in Amsterdam
- Nightlife in Amsterdam
- Restaurants in Amsterdam
- Shopping in Amsterdam
- Warnings and Dangers in Amsterdam
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Amsterdam
- 111 Reviews
- 132 Photos
- 173 Forum posts
- 45 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (11)
Have you been to Amsterdam?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Amsterdam
- Posted in Miscellaneous Forum "Re: Euromeet 2013 in Sibiu, Romania"
- Wrote a Review Museumkaart about IAmsterdam Card & Passes in Amsterdam Favorites
- updated a Amsterdam Travel Page "dila's new Amsterdam Page"
- Uploaded a Photo to "meeting Amsterdam 13 and 14th of march 2004"
- Commented on one of AC_spotter's Amsterdam travel pages
Photos in AmsterdamSee All Photos (132)
Top 10 Pages
- Amsterdam Intro, 111 reviews, 129 photos, 5 travelogues
- San Cristóbal de Las Casas Intro, 21 reviews, 142 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Oaxaca de Juárez Intro, 19 reviews, 133 photos, 10 travelogues
- Edinburgh Intro, 21 reviews, 109 photos, 5 travelogues
- Lisbon Intro, 21 reviews, 97 photos, 7 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Bitola Intro, 14 reviews, 104 photos, 10 travelogues
- Belém Intro, 14 reviews, 103 photos, 8 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Kortrijk Intro, 15 reviews, 102 photos, 9 travelogues
- Belgrade Intro, 6 reviews, 98 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Zaanse Schans Intro, 41 reviews, 60 photos, 3 travelogues
- Red Light District - De Wallen- 144 Reviews, 163 Photos
- Anne Frank House- 241 Reviews, 252 Photos
- Canal Boat Tours- 189 Reviews, 307 Photos
- Sex Museum- 49 Reviews, 59 Photos
- Coffee Shops- 123 Reviews, 132 Photos
- Rijksmuseum- 210 Reviews, 350 Photos
- Van Gogh Museum- 166 Reviews, 176 Photos
- Heineken Brewery- 98 Reviews, 139 Photos
- Flower Market - Bloemenmarkt- 66 Reviews, 102 Photos
- Dam Square- 89 Reviews, 164 Photos
See All Amsterdam Things to Do