Nights in Amsterdam have something magical to them. As soon as the sun goes down, the city's buzzing nightlife starts coming to life while the lights shimmer on the waters and illuminate the charming merchant houses. Whether you want to unwind and enjoy the calm night ambiance, discover the city and its top attractions from a different angle or dive into Amsterdam's nightlife in the city centre, the Dutch capital caters to all tastes and is the perfect backdrop for unforgettable nights.

Go on a polar mission

Let’s get the party started at the one and only Amsterdam Icebar! Literally, the coolest bar in the city will welcome you with a nice cocktail or beer before letting you into a room which has a constant temperature of -10 degrees. Warm up with a shot of flavoured vodka and enjoy this ice cold experience.

Join a team of explorers in the quest of finding the Northeast Passage to the Indies and step into the actual Icebar where everything is made entirely out of ice – from the walls and the furniture to the glasses you’re drinking your cocktail out of! Explore the island of Nova Zembla and try to brave the cold with a delicious drink in your hand.

Have dinner during a canal cruise

Bring the best of two worlds together by hopping on one of the boats from LOVERS Canal Cruises and feasting on a delicious pizza from New York Pizza, ice cream for dessert included! The New York Pizza Cruise by LOVERS is the best way to see the historic Amsterdam canals in combination with good food.

Make the cruise even more memorable by stepping on board with friends, family or a special someone for a unique experience. Cruise through the iconic canals, passing by the beautiful merchant houses and enjoy the best pizza in town! Not in the mood for pizza, we have other evening cruises available as well.


The A’DAM LOOKOUT Tower is open everyday until 10 p.m. and offers a breath-taking view all over the city that is even more mesmerizing at night! From the panorama platform, you can see the historic city centre, the vibrant harbour, the unique Dutch polder landscape as well as the famous canals.

A’DAM further consists of ‘Over The Edge’, Europe’s highest swing! Adventurers and those not afraid of height can go up 100 meter in the sky and swing over the lookout’s edge with Amsterdam to their feet.

Visit the world's first museum of prostitution

Red Light Secrets is the first museum of prostitution in the world, located in the heart of the Red Light District. It is open till 10 p.m. (or 11 p.m. on weekends) and it makes for the perfect start of a night out in the Red Light District.

Learn more about the life and history of the working girls in Amsterdam and experience what it is like to sit behind one of the windows first hand. Listen to the women telling their stories and discover the business from their perspective.

Explore the city's nightlife

If you want to party deep into the night, Amsterdam's nightlife is ready to welcome you! With the Amsterdam Nightlife ticket you can discover Amsterdam’s notorious nightlife and enjoy free admission, complimentary drinks and huge discounts at some of the city’s best bars and nightclubs.

If you prefer to spend the night in one of Amsterdam's biggest clubs instead of hopping from one place to another, the Escape Club is for you. The nightclub is popular with locals and people from all over the world. Club Escape has been a household name in the Amsterdam nightlife scene since 1986.

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Join Amsterdam's Museum Night

When visiting Amsterdam in November, you should not miss out on the famous Museum Night! Accompanied by exciting parties and events, you can visit almost 60 different locations throughout the city, including unlimited access to the participating museums all night. All of them will have something special to offer.

What started out as a small initiative has now grown into a must-do in Amsterdam’s event calendar. Some of the museums participating include world-famous attractions like the Stedelijk Museum and the Van Gogh Museum. See Amsterdam’s museums in a completely new light after dark.