Jewish Historical Museum
In this museum you get an impression of the life of Jews in Amsterdam, in older and new times. It also has a museum specially for children.
The Jewish Historical Museum (Joods Historisch Museum), part of the Jewish Cultural Quarter, is dedicated to Jewish history, culture and religion, in the Netherlands and worldwide.
This will really give you a understanding of the impact of WWII on the Dutch population, city and more importantly Jewish migrants that were persecuted.
The Jewish Historical Museum is a beautiful, high-profile museum that occupies four monumental synagogue buildings in the middle of the Jewish Cultural Quarter. It provides a unique picture of past and present Dutch Jewish life in all its facets. The museum has an extensive collection of items…
Joods Historisch Museum houses artworks, ceremonial items & other objects relating to Jews in the Netherlands & its former colonies.
“Rembrandt’s actual home, with many old paintings and furniture. There are sometimes demonstrations, such as how paint was created back in his time.”
“Another one of those museums you don't want to miss out on, it has an extensive Victorian Era art collection housed inside! Named after museum and river in St. Petersburg in Russia.”
“This museum tells the story of the resistance, collaboration and prosecution in Amsterdam during the 2nd worldwar. I recently visited it with my cousin for the first time, very impressive to learn about the history of Amsterdam in the 2nd worldwar. A good alternative to the Anne Frank museum with its long waiting cues! ”
“Biggest indoor greenhouse in the country. Always one of the best activities, but feels a lot better to be here when it is raining :D ”
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