Things to Do

Your guide to the best museums, galleries, sights and attractions in Amsterdam



Family-friendly things to do

Anne Frank Huis

  • Critics choice

Prinsengracht 263 was the 17th-century canalside house where young Jewish girl Anne Frank and her family hid for two years during World War II. Today it's one of the most popular attractions in Amsterdam, with almost a million visitors a year. Having fled from

  1. Prinsengracht 263
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CoBrA Museum of Modern Art

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Artists such as Karel Appel, Eugene Brands and Corneille were once regarded as little more than eccentric troublemakers; they've now been absorbed into the canon. This museum provides a sympathetic environment in which to trace the development of one of the most

  1. Sandbergplein 1
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Efteling

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If your children insist on the big Disney experience (with prices to match), this is the next best thing. An enormous fairytale forest peopled with dwarves and witches, characters from Grimm stories and the Arabian Nights, enchanted and haunted castles, and even

  1. Europalaan 1, Kaatsheuvel, Noord Brabant
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Ajax Museum

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Great for football fans of all allegiances, this fine museum covers the rich history of the club, offering photographs, memorabilia, trophies and videos documenting their greatest players and triumphs.

  1. ArenA Boulevard 29, Bijlmermeer
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