The Jewish Historical Museum is unique in its kind and is dedicated to the rich history of the Jews and located in the former synagogue on the Waterloo. To get you captured using multiple posters, artifacts, photos and footage in everyday stories that Jews had to experience before. In the museum you will see why the Jews that have left a deep mark in everyday life in Amsterdam.
Everything about the Jews in Amsterdam
The museum describes exactly how the golden age looked between 16de and 17de century when many Jews from Portugal and Europe met in liberal Amsterdam. At that time, until just before the Second World War, they were free to profess their faith. Here they were left alone and no one then looked surprised if there were Jews on the streets of Amsterdam.
Around current Waterloopplein where the museum is located, there once was a vibrant Jewish neighborhood. This has everything to do with the street that lies near the "Jodenbreestraat". Because Jews were not allowed into the guild, they had a different way to their facilities are at the Jewish Historical Museum.
The museum offers a daily number of regular tours with a guide that tells you everything about the Jews. The regular guided tours of the Jewish museum are also the highlights such as religion and the history of the Jewish Empire. In addition to the guided tours of the museum, they organize tours outside the museum. You walk a route through the city by Jewish Amsterdam. There follows a tour through the Dutch Theatre and a visit to the Portuguese Synagogue with a guide.
Jewish Historical Children
A few years ago, the museum has an extra home furnishings where kids in a fun way to learn about Jewish traditions and culture. Max the Matzo led with humor and wisdom by the home of the Jewish Hollander family. He teaches you include what the precepts of the Torah and general facts about Jewish families.
Children aged up to 6 14 years can take part in special workshops such as bingo games with Jewish objects. Children can paint their hands with henna and make their own Jewish stamps.
Opening Jewish Historical Museum
|Monday||11: 00 - 17: 00 hours|
|Tuesday||11: 00 - 17: 00 hours|
|Wednesday||11: 00 - 17: 00 hours|
|Thursday||11: 00 - 17: 00 hours|
|Friday||11: 00 - 17: 00 hours|
|Saturday||11: 00 - 17: 00 hours|
|Sunday||11: 00 - 17: 00 hours|
Entrance Jewish Historical Museum
|regular||€ 15, -|
|Youth 13 t / m 17 year / Students / CJP pass||€ 7,50|
|Children 6 t / m 12 year||€ 3,50|
|children up to 5 years||Freebies|
|Friends JHM Museum, Museum, Holland Pass||Freebies|
|Amsterdam City Card, Rembrandt Association, and ICOM Stadspas|
Accessibility Jewish Historical Museum
The museum is accessible to the disabled. The entrance for wheelchairs is located next to the main entrance, in New Amstelstraat 3-5. The Jewish Historical Museum is a wheelchair on loan. You can book through [email protected] or phone (020) 5 310 310. For visitors with a visual impairment offer JHM and the JHM Children's Museum special tours to.
Address Jewish Historical Museum
New Amstelstraat 1
1011 PL Amsterdam