Editor:  De Redactie • Publication:  01 January 2018



Jewish Historical Quarter Amsterdam

The Netherlands, and more specifically Amsterdam and the development of the city, is heavily influenced by Jewish culture. Even though the city was severely damaged by the events of World War II, there has been a steady Jewish population in the city for over 800 years. The Jewish Museum, in the Jewish Historical Quarter, has interesting exhibitions about this period in time.

The Jewish Museum Amsterdam

The Jewish Museum offers you a unique glimpse into the rich and influential history. Learn about how they are intertwined with the development of Amsterdam and look at how that has changed over the years.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, has a verry impressive collection that consist out of more than 30000 historical artifacts, artworks and documents tracing back over 800 years. The museum has two permanent exhibitions and several temporary ones. Some of the most famous pieces in the museum’s collection are works from the German artist Charlotte Salomon, she 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 museum gives visitors an accurate, insightful and chronological overview of the Jewish community and its development over the years. 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 Historical Quarter 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!

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Joods Historisch Museum
Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, Amsterdam
+31 (0) 20 531 0310


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