The 11 best activities and events to experience in Amsterdam

There is plenty to do in Amsterdam! Make your city trip unforgettable by visiting the city during a well-known event. Or get to know Amsterdam better by taking part in an activity that lets you experience a completely different side of the city. We have made a selection of activities, tours and tours that will keep your day in Amsterdam forever in your memory. Check out our tips and recommendations.

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NEMO Science Museum

Here everyone, from young to old, will discover how fascinating science and technology are. Visit exhibitions, experiments and workshops.

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't Blauwe Theehuis

You will find the Blue Tea House in a unique building in the middle of the Vondelpark. On the large terrace it is always cozy during sunny days.

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Brouwerij de Prael

In one of the oldest places in the city you will find De Prael, a brewery, shop and tasting room. Taste delicious artisanal brewed beer.

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A'DAM Toren

Go to the A'DAM tower at high altitude. A tower with several bars, restaurants and an observation deck, with exciting swing.

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House of bols

During an interactive discovery tour you will learn more about Lucas Bols and his liqueurs and jenevers. See how everything comes together to create the perfect cocktail.

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The Movies

Enjoy a varied selection of quality films in a beautiful ambience in this oldest and most stylish cinema in Amsterdam.

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Those Dam Boat Guys

The tours with the small boats of The Guys are the perfect way to enjoy the magical canals of Amsterdam.

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TonTon Club

In the middle of the fun girls you will find Tonton Club, an arcade full of arcade and pinball machines, air hockey, beer and delicious snacks.

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Yellow Bike

Experience Amsterdam like an Amsterdammer, hop on a bike and discover the city. Rent a bike from Yellow Bike or set off with a local guide.

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EYE is there for everyone who loves film. You will find four movie halls, changing exhibitions and a bar-restaurant with beautiful views.

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In the heart of Amsterdam you will find ARTIS, where nature, culture and heritage come together. Discover numerous animal species, centuries-old trees and beautiful stories.

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