Learn about Jewish culture and history at the Jewish Cultural Quarter
In the heart of Amsterdam you find the Jewish Cultural Quarter. Explore the old Jewish Quarter and its striking buildings, impressive memorial sites and beautiful synagogues. 400 years of Jewish history in Amsterdam can be discovered! Learn everything about this unique culture and history.
The old Jewish neighbourhood of Amsterdam has a rich history. The Jewish Cultural Quarter tells the story of the neighbourhood through multiple exhibitions and locations. The Quarter includes the following venues: the Jewish Historical Museum, the Jewish Historical Children’s museum, Portuguese Synagogue, the National Holocaust Museum, and the National Holocaust Memorial. Get acquainted with Jewish culture and history, deepen your existing knowledge and challenge your thoughts about cultural diversity. In a positive way the Jewish story is made accessible to everyone.
With this ticket you get access to all buildings on site. The National Holocaust Museum is temporarily closed from 2 February 2020 due to renovations. The National Holocaust Memorial is temporarily closed from 1 September 2020. The opening of the new National Holocaust Museum will take place in the autumn of 2022.
Did you know Rembrandt’s house is also located in this neighborhood in Amsterdam? Combine your visit and learn more about this old master. Click here for more information.
|LOCATION||Plantage Middenlaan 24, Amsterdam|
Closed on April 27, September 19, 20 & 28.
|PUBLIC TRANSPORT||From Amsterdam Central station:|
Metro line 51, 53, 54 to stop Waterlooplein.
From there it is a 5 minute walk
|BEST TIME TO VISIT||All day|
|TICKET TYPE||Printed ticket|
The opening of the new National Holocaust Museum will take place in the autumn of 2022. Until then, the National Holocaust Museum is temporarily closed from 2 February 2020 due to renovations. The National Holocaust Memorial is temporarily closed from 1 September 2020.
The audio tour at the Jewish Cultural Quarter is available in eight languages: Dutch, German, French, English, Spanish, Hebrew, Italian, and Portuguese.
- All five venues are wheelchair accessible.
- The Portuguese Synagogue offers a guided tour for people with a visual impairment.
- The Jewish Cultural Quarter consists of multiple activities. Your ticket offers entry to all five venues.
- Children under the age of 6 are free of charge.
Are you inspired to learn more about the history and culture of Amsterdam? You could also visit the Amsterdam Museum!
- Buy one ticket for all five museums
- The Portuguese Synagogue houses beautiful ritual objects and a UNESCO protected library