Museum Of The Canals, Amsterdam

(4/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Learn how Amsterdam’s famous canal system came to be at Museum Of The Canals. The museum itself is located in a typical 17th century canal-side house, and will lead you through the canals' 400-year history, right up to the present day. Gain insight into the urban planning that went into the canals' creation, and how they have influenced the city and its culture. Take a partly guided, partly self-guided tour (available in English), and view the interesting displays that incorporate interactive audio commentary and multimedia. Work out when and for how long to visit Museum Of The Canals and other Amsterdam attractions using our handy Amsterdam vacation trip planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • The design and presentation of this museum made this an unexpected highlight of our trip to Amsterdam. It is full of clever and creative features that I have never seen before and which fit very well ...  more »
  • Well worth starting here before visiting other canal related sights eg merchants houses, houseboat museum, cruise, Rembrandt house etc. It gives a comprehensive overview of the history and development...  more »
  • The pictures provided by others say what sort of experience this is. I would just like to add due to the great staff they make you feel special. You can tell they love their job. OK for us it was quit...  more »
Google
  • A really cool interface exhibition, interactive rooms and a cool way to know the story of Amsterdam
  • one of the most intressting interactive kidsfriendly museum if seen...you will learn some compact insider knowledge! plan about 60-90min for the visit. staff is very friendly
  • Very very nice presentation!