Museum of the Canals

Explore the history of the Dutch canals
The museum is situated in a monumental building on the Herengracht, where you are taken on a whirlwind tour through 400 years of history. The museum shows you not only why the creation of the Amsterdam canals was so special, but also why they're still special today. The Museum of the Canals is for everyone who loves, or is just about to fall in love with the city of Amsterdam.

Opening Times

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am - 5pm
(temporary exhibitions open till 4pm)

1 January: 11am - 5pm
27 April: closed
25 December: closed

Entrance Prices

Adults: € 15,00
Children (13 - 17 years): € 15,00
Children (4 - 12 years): € 7,50
Children (0 - 3 years): free of charge
65 years or older, students, CJP: € 12,50
Groups (15 persons or more): € 12,50 per person
Museum card, Stadspas, Holland pas, I Amsterdam City Card, ICOM CARD: free of charge


Canal District
Herengracht 386,1016 CJ Amsterdam