Holocaust Memorial & Dutch Theater (Jewish Cultural Quarter) - Things to Know Before Visiting
Plantage Middenlaan 24, 1018 DE Amsterdam, Netherlands
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About Holocaust Memorial & Dutch Theater (Jewish Cultural Quarter)
Hollandsche Schouwburgis a museum in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The building originates from 1892 and was used as a theatre for many years during the early 20th century. During German occupation the theatre was used as a deportation centre– Jews from Amsterdam and surrounding areas were obligated to report there before being taken to Dutch transit camps and finally to Germany.
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Micropia is a museum in Amsterdam based on the idea of distributing information about microbes, which are often associated with illness and disease despite their essential function in the daily functioning of human life. The two main focuses for Micropia are: establishing a positive view of microbes and “becoming also an international platform for microbiology that brings diverse interest groups together in order to bridge the gap between science and the general public.
Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam is the best historical museum of the Netherlands located in the Plantage neighbourhood in Amsterdam. It tells the story of the Dutch people in World War II. From 14 May 1940 to 5 May 1945, the Netherlands were occupied by Nazi Germany. This museum recreates the atmosphere of the streets of Amsterdam during the German occupation of World War II. Big photographs, old posters, objects, films and sounds from that horrible time, help to recreate the scene.
Hortus Botanicus is a botanical garden in the Plantage district of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is one of the world's oldest botanical gardens. The garden's initial collection was amassed during the 17th century through plants and seeds brought back by traders from the Dutch East India Company for use as medicines and potential commercial possibilities. A single coffee plant in Hortus's collection served as the parent for the entire coffee culture in Central and South America.
Artis, is a zoo in the centre of Amsterdam. It is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands and one of the oldest zoos of mainland Europe. Be amazed by the many species living side by side in the Forest House and Bird House. Discover the tiniest organisms at Micropia, the world’s only microbe museum. Take a trip through space inside the Planetarium. Watch the giraffes, zebras and springboks intermingling on the Savannah.
This is one of the most important legacies of the vibrant Jewish community in Amsterdam. The synagogue remains an active place of worship and is also a popular tourist attraction. The building is still used for religious services, but it is also open to the public. It hosts frequent candlelight concerts. Hundreds of candles illuminate the perfectly intact 17th-century interior.
The Jewish Historical Museum is the only museum in the Netherlands to focus on Jewish history, religion and culture. A unique picture is given of Dutch Jewish life in all its facets, then and now. The museum has an extensive multimedia collection. From paintings to films and from utensils to 3D presentations. In addition, there are always one or two temporary exhibitions. Within the Jewish Historical Museum is another special location, especially for children: the Children's Museum.
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