Amsterdam Tulip Museum

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Amsterdam is known for many things, and tulips is definitely one of them. The Amsterdam Tulip Museum is dedicated to the history of what has become the national flower of the Netherlands. Deeply ingrained in Dutch culture, this flower will tell you a lot about the history of Amsterdam too. The Amsterdam Tulip Museum is conveniently located across the Anne Frank House. We advise you to include it in your Read more…

Amsterdam Light Festival

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The Amsterdam Light Festival turns the already picturesque city into an even more magical place through various events around light shows. The city lights up from the 6th of December until the 19th of January 2014. If you are in town in this period, be sure to visit one of the events. Perhaps the most prominent event of the Amsterdam Light Festival is the Amsterdam Lights Cruise. This special cruise Read more…

Chambres des Canaux

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The Canal Ring celebrates is 400th birthday this year. One of the events related to this milestone is Chambres des Canaux. During Chambres des Canaux, 20 historical canal houses are open to the public. These houses are privately owned by either individuals or foundations, and are normally off limits to the interested tourist. Chambres des Canaux takes place from the 1st until the 17th of November. The houses are not Read more…

Mondrian in Amsterdam

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Piet Mondrian is one of the most important painters in abstract art. He lived in Amsterdam for a long time in his youth. The exhibition Mondian in Amsterdam in the Amsterdam Museum is dedicated to this period. It is held from 11 october to 5 january. Mondrian in Amsterdam features more than 60 different works. Quite a few of these have rarely been shown to the public. The exhibition features paintings, Read more…

Royal Delft Experience

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The Royal Delft Experience is the museum to go to for Delftware, the famous Dutch white and blue ceramics. It is based in the Munttower, and includes a tour of the tower itself. The whole experience takes about 30 minutes. It’s perfect for a fast paced trip through another element of Amsterdam’s Golden Age. The Royal Delft Experience consists of a museum with antique ceramics. The beautifully painted plates and Read more…

Diamond Museum Amsterdam

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The Diamant Museum Amsterdam (“Diamond Museum Amsterdam”) is one of the prime diamond spots in a city that has been one of the top 5 centers in the diamond trade for centuries. The museum is located on the Museumplein so it’s easy to combine with the Van Gogh and such. It is also next to Coster Diamonds. The Diamon Museum Amsterdam is a journey through the history of diamonds. Be Read more…