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15 January 2018 - 24 January 2018

Museum closed

Due to construction work the museum will be closed from 15th of January until the 24th of January. We welcome you from the 25th of January for the re-opening of the museum. E-tickets that will expire during this period will be extended with a month.

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Permanent Expo

The permanent exhibition of the Museum of the Canals is open the entire year round on the first floor of the museum. In five interactive rooms, you can witness the history of Amsterdam and its canals, where clever use of multimedia brings the story of the canals to life. After a visit to this exhibition, you’ll have a whole new way of looking at the Amsterdam canals.

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1 July 2017


Since July the 1st you are more than welcome to come and visit us with your Museumkaart! Come and take a whirlwind journey through four hundred years of history. The Museum of the Canals shows you not only why the creation of the Amsterdam canals was so unusual, but also why they are still special today. This museum is for everyone who loves or is just about to fall in love with the city of Amsterdam.