Amsterdam Oost & Plantage

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The Amsterdam Oost and Plantage neighborhoods are often overlooked but full of great cultural gems.

Dappermarkt

An outdoor market in one of the most international neighborhoods in Amsterdam.

Hours

Monday – Saturday 9AM – 5PM

Location

Dapperstraat


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Oosterpark

A large city park with wide green spaces and ponds.


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Tropen Museum

The Tropen Museum was originally built to house collections from Dutch colonies (tropen means tropics in Dutch) and is now dedicated to sociology and anthropology. It’s in a beautiful building on the edge of Oosterpark

Hours

Tuesday – Sunday 10AM – 5PM

Location

Linnaeusstraat 2

Temporary Exhibits

From May 13 – Jan 2018: Rhythm & Roots
From March 31: Body Art

Free with City Pass or Museumkaart


Brouwerij ‘t IJ

A local craft brewery at the base of an iconic windmill in Amsterdam Oost.

Hours

Daily 2PM – 8PM

Location

Funenkade 7


ARTIS

The Amsterdam Royal Zoo is right in the middle of the city. A baby elephant was born there in October 2016.

Hours

November 1 – February 28
Daily 9AM – 5PM

March 1 – October 31
Daily 9AM – 6PM

Location

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40

Tickets

ARTIS €20.50
ARTIS + Micropia €27.50
Micropia €14.00*
*Micropia is free with a Museumkaart; Museumkaarts are not valid at ARTIS


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Het Scheepvaartmuseum

The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam shows how the sea has shaped Dutch culture.

Hours

Daily 9AM – 5PM

Location

Kattenburgerplein 1

Temporary Exhibits

October 1 – July 2 Drive: 100 Years of Collecting

Free with City Pass or Museumkaart


NEMO

Nemo is a science museum geared for kids. NEMO also has a spectacular open-air terrace that’s open to the public.

Hours

Tuesday – Sunday 10AM – 5:30PM

Location

Oosterdok 2

Free with City Pass or Museumkaart


Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (OBA)

The central branch of the Amsterdam public library.

Hours

Daily 10AM – 10PM

Location

Oosterdokskade 143


Magere Brug

Legend has it that this bridge was built so that two sisters living on opposite sides of the river could visit each other. It was once so narrow that it was hard for two pedestrians to pass each other.


Hermitage

Art from the collection of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, Russia.

Hours

Daily 10AM – 5PM

Temporary Exhibits

From Nov 24 – June 5: Outsider Art Museum – Passion, Religion and Power in Dutch and Chinese Outsider Art
From Feb 4 – Sept 17: Romanovs & Revolution

Free with City Pass or Museumkaart

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