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Discover the story of Amsterdam

With its world-class museums, unique festivals, international comedy, wealth of live music, laid-back bars and diverse cuisine, there’s never a shortage of things to do in Amsterdam. So browse these inspirational ‘language no problem’ suggestions for visitors to ISE 2013 and make the most of all that’s happening throughout the city!

Amsterdam Museum (Museum)
A rich collection of art, objects and artefacts that tell the story of Amsterdam
The Amsterdam Museum details the compelling story of Amsterdam, from its growth and glory days through to the present. In this 1,000-year-old city of waterways, it’s the spirit of enterprise, creativity, civic values and freedom that counts most.

until 31 Dec | Amsterdam DNA
The exhibition Amsterdam DNA aims to tell the story of the city. Intended as a three-dimensional travel guide, this informative multimedia presentation takes the visitor on a 45-minute historical tour of Amsterdam.

until 31 Aug | The Golden Age 
The 17th century is a historical period that continues to stimulate the imagination and is also regarded as the main basis on which the modern state of the Netherlands is founded. This exhibition tells the story of the Dutch Golden Age in stirring fashion, with the latest multimedia techniques and a treasure trove of world-class pieces by Rembrandt, Pieter de Hooch, Maerten de Vos, Dirck Hals and Melchior d’Hondecoeter.

until 12 May | Johan & Me
An exhibition bursting with pictures and stories from people who have had an encounter with Dutch football legend Johan Cruyff.

Opening hours: Daily 10:00-17:00 | €10
Kalverstraat 92 and Sint Luciënsteeg 27
Tram 1-2-4-5-9-14-16-24-25, stop Spui