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Amsterdam Museum - Things to Know Before Visiting

Kalverstraat 92, 1012 PH Amsterdam, Netherlands


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About Amsterdam Museum

A majestic museum opened in 1926 in the Waag, one of Amsterdam's 15th-century city gates, which says about the history of Amsterdam. The museum exhibits various items related to the history of Amsterdam, from the Middle Ages to the present time. Many of the original furnishings of the city orphanage are on display. The museum has on display paintings, models, archeological findings, photographs, but also less likely items such as a playable carillon, a Witkar and a replica of Café 't Mandje.

Attractions Near Amsterdam Museum

Dungeon Amsterdam
Dungeon Amsterdam0.15km from Amsterdam Museum

Amsterdam Dungeon attraction is a horror theater show. Walking through the Dungeon, you get to see short performances accompanied by sound, smell and light effects. Most of the show happens in almost complete darkness, with actors barely visible, so the main attraction is the thrill of the unknown, terrifying and old fashioned.

Allard Pierson
Allard Pierson0.25km from Amsterdam Museum

The Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam. It is situated at the Oude Turfmarkt 127 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Artifacts from the ancient civilizations of ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria, and the Roman Empire are curated and exhibited in this museum.

Negen Straatjes
Negen Straatjes0.27km from Amsterdam Museum

De Negen Straatjes is a neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands located in the Grachtengordel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It comprises nine side streets off the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Singel in central Amsterdam which have been promoting themselves with that name since the 1990s.

Torture Museum
Torture Museum0.3km from Amsterdam Museum

The Torture Museum, Amsterdam is a small museum located in the heart of Amsterdam, near the flower market overlooking the Singel canal. It is included in the list of the world's most unusual museums.The museum features a variety of interesting devices, from well known objects like the Guillotine, the rack and the stocks, to lesser known objects like thumb screws and the flute of shame.

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam0.34km from Amsterdam Museum

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is home to hundreds of historical and royal figures, film and sports stars, and immersive themed galleries. The collection of Madame Tussauds Amsterdam consists of a collection of wax figures of famous celebrities in different categories such as the Golden Age of Dutch history, music, sport and film.

Museum of the Canals
Museum of the Canals0.34km from Amsterdam Museum

The Museum of the Canals located inside a townhouse dating back to the middle of the 17th century that's been the home of numerous Dutch merchants. While the exhibitions on the canals are the main draw, the museum is also worth visiting for its interiors—one room features wallpaper dating back to 1776.

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The province that houses the largest city and capital of Netherlands- Amsterdam.