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Whether you are a first-timer or a well-seasoned traveler to the city, the choices of things to do and see can be a bit overwhelming. To make your planning process a bit easier we’ve carefully compiled a list of things to do in Amsterdam this week (March 19- 25).

Last call or only this week – Things to do in Amsterdam

Some events in the city are only this week or have their closing date in the near future. No worries though, we´ve got you covered. These are the events you shouldn´t miss this week.

  • Open tower day, on the 24th of March many towers in the city are open and free for the public to visit between 10:00 – 16:00. Please go to the website of the event for participating towers and more information.

  • This weekend it is time for Antiques, Brocante, Art and Design Fair in the Posthoornkerk (Haarlemmerstraat 124-126). Here you will find 35 stalls full of vintage design, toys, Art Deco objects, antique glass and many more collectibles.

  • Keep an Eye International Jazz Award Finale is held in the Bimhuis on the 22nd of March. See the latest Jazz-talent compete for this award in a thrilling finale.

Other Things to do in Amsterdam this week (Week 12)

Mama Makan

Mama Makan is the latest addition to the Amsterdam Asian food scene. At Mama Makan they serve up tasty Indonesian dishes and snacks with a twist! The restaurant is located in the Hyatt Regency Amsterdam Hotel, here  you can sit down, have a fine dining experience or order a lavish traditional rice table and celebrate …

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Amsterdam DNA

Amsterdam DNA is the permanent exhibition at the Amsterdam Museum. Within one hour, you will get an overview of the history of Amsterdam. The exhibition is built around the DNA of Amsterdam, hence the name. Therefore it is all focused around entrepreneurship, free thinking, citizenship and creativity all divided into seven periods. For children and …

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Dare to discover

VR-Experience in Amsterdam with Dare to discover

Go on a historic flight over the Amsterdam harbor in Dare to discover at the Maritime Museum. This is a spectacular VR experience that lets you travel through time. All aboard the VOC-ship “Amsterdam” and set sail for the Golden Ages. Dare to discover, the experience During the VR experience you will learn more about …

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Albert Cuyp market

The busiest market in Holland and the biggest of its kind in Europe, Albert Cuypmarkt offers everything one might expect from a market and more. Food, clothing, gadgets, bikes and traditional ethnic goods.

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De Wilde Stad Kat met Mensen

Wild Amsterdam

Wild Amsterdam is a movie about the city but from a whole new perspective. Discover the city through the eyes of the inhabitants you tend to forget; the wild animals and plants of urbanized areas. The movie is from the same film makers that brought us De Nieuwe Wildernis, a beautiful film about the nature …

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Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum houses the largest collection of pieces by Vincent van Gogh in the world. The work of the post-Impressionist Dutch artist, Van Gogh, heavily influenced 20th-century art to make him one of the most famous artists from The Netherlands. In total, the permanent collection of the museum includes 200 paintings, 500 drawings …

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Identity Cards and Forgeries in WOII

Identity Cards and Forgeries at the National Holocaust Museum, tells the story of two people who where involved in the identity card business during World War 2. The start of the war was also the introduction of these cards in the Netherlands and the death of many people. The collaborator versus the master forger During this …

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Croque Madame

Croque Madame in Amsterdam is not just a tasty toasted sandwich. Obviously Croque Madame serves these classics, but the charming lunchroom in the middle of the Red Light District has more to offer! Here they serve all kinds of daring combinations to spice up the traditional toasty. What makes the place extra special are the …

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The Rijksmuseum is one of Amsterdam’s grandest and most popular museums. Its vast collection showcases iconic art and a wide variety of artifacts that reflect more than 800 years of Dutch and global history, including jaw dropping paintings by the likes of Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals and countless more Dutch greats. As well as being …

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Jacob Riis at FOAM Photography Museum

A set of documentary photography by Jacob Riis is now on display at FOAM photography museum. This exposition is named The Other Half – The Activist Photography of Jacob Riis and shows vintage pictures from Riis. He arrived in 1870 in New York as, as an immigrant he felt concerned with the faith of the …

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