Jewish Cultural Quarter

Jewish Cultural Quarter

€ 15 14

Jewish Museum

Jewish culture in the Netherlands has had a tremendous influence on the development of the country and particularly its capital Amsterdam. Although severely affected by the events of World War II, there has been a steady Jewish population in the area for over 800 years. The Jewish Museum offers a unique glimpse into a rich history which has been highly influential and intertwined in all aspects of Amsterdam’s development. The Jewish Museum has an enormous collection of over 30,000 objects, documents, and works of art (including pieces by Charlotte Salomon), as well as a changing number of temporary exhibitions. Make your reservations now and learn all about this rich culture at the Jewish Museum!

Discover the fascinating Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam

The Jewish Museum, also known as the Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam, houses an impressive collection of more than 30,000 artworks, historical artifacts and documents tracing back 800 years. It features two permanent exhibitions and several temporary ones. Some of the pieces in the collection include works by the German artist Charlotte Salomon, who is famous for her series of paintings named Leben? oder Theater?: Ein Singspiel (‘Life? or Theater?: A Song-play’), which she painted while in hiding from the Nazis. The Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam aims to provide an insightful, chronological overview of the Jewish community’s significant contributions to the art and history of the Netherlands. The Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam is located in the east part of the city center, near the famous flea market of Waterlooplein. The Jewish Museum is easy to reach by public transport or by foot—just a 20-minute walk from Central Station.

Book your visit to the Jewish Museum online!

You can book tickets to the Jewish Museum online to guarantee availability and save time at the entrance. Tickets that are purchased here also include admission to the Portuguese Synagogue, Hollandsche Schouwburg (historically a Jewish theater and now a museum), the Jewish Children's Museum and the National Holocaust Museum. Don’t miss this unique educational attraction in the heart of the city center. Make your reservations for the Jewish Museum right now!

Important info

  • Opening hours: 
    Daily: 11.00 - 17.00 h.  
  • Special opening hours:
    Closed on: 27 April, 21, 22, 30 September and 3, 4, 12 October
  • Last admission:
    1 h. before closing time
  • Child age and price:
    0 - 5 years: free
    6 - 17 years: € 7,50
  • Location: 
    Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, Amsterdam

What's included?

  • Admission to the Jewish Historical Museum
  • Admission to the Portuguese Synagogue
  • Admission to the Hollandsche Schouwburg
  • Admission to the Jewish Historical Children's Museum
  • Admission to the National Holocaust Museum

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