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Amsterdam: Portuguese Synagogue Entrance Ticket

1. Amsterdam: Portuguese Synagogue Entrance Ticket

Travel back to the days of Amsterdam’s "Golden Age" on an audio tour of the Portuguese Synagogue. Learn about a period of prosperity that would have been unimaginable without the contributions of the Jewish community. Erected in the heart of Amsterdam in 1675, the Portuguese Synagogue was the largest synagogue in the world at the time. While still used as a house of worship, the synagogue is also open to the public and hosts frequent concerts. Gaze in awe at the authentic interior of large stone pillars and white plaster walls. Marvel at the dark furniture bathed in the abundant light of 72 windows. Since its consecration, the synagogue has had no electric light or heating and is illuminated by the artificial light of 1,000 candles in its brass chandeliers. The sand on the wood floor protects it from dirt. Other buildings in the complex include the treasure chambers, where you can admire unique ceremonial objects of silver, gold, silk, and brocade. You can also see the oldest functioning Jewish library in the world at Ets Haim Livraria Montezinos (included by UNESCO in the Memory of the World Register). Access other attractions in the Jewish Cultural Quarter, including the Jewish Historical Museum, with its kid-approved Jewish Museum junior. See the National Holocaust Memorial and National Holocaust Museum. Learn more about Jewish culture, history and traditions. You can visit all locations with your ticket, which is valid for 1 month.

Amsterdam: Jewish Museum Entrance Tickets

2. Amsterdam: Jewish Museum Entrance Tickets

Beautiful synagogues, striking buildings, and impressive monuments line the streets of Amsterdam's old Jewish quarter. At the heart of this historic neighborhood, which is less than 1 square kilometer in area, you’ll find the city’s Jewish Cultural Quarter. Spend the day enjoying a walk through the old Jewish quarter and visit the Jewish Historical Museum, a leading Dutch cultural institution with a children-friendly junior museum, and the imposing Portuguese Synagogue. In all there are several significant cultural institutions that are accessible with a single ticket, together providing a unique overview of Jewish life in the Netherlands.

Amsterdam: Canal Cruise and Jewish Cultural Quarter Tickets

3. Amsterdam: Canal Cruise and Jewish Cultural Quarter Tickets

This combination offer saves you both time and money as you explore Amsterdam's scenery by a leisurely cruise along Amsterdam’s canals and discover the Jewish Cultural Quarter with a ticket giving access to different locations in the neighborhood, valid for one month. It’s up to you to decide which activity to do first.  Be amazed by the 17th-century merchant houses of Amsterdam’s Canal Belt, and colorful barge boats that intrepid residents have converted into homes on a 75-minute canal cruise. Travel from the Golden Bend to the city’s newest quarter at Overhoeks. Admire the new Music Building in the harbor, and the historic Voc ship in the docks. Then, you’ll enter the Jewish Cultural Quarter in the old Jewish neighbourhood in the heart of Amsterdam. It is home to the Jewish Museum and Jewish Museum junior, the Portuguese Synagogue, Hollandsche Schouwburg and National Holocaust Museum. Grouped together within a square kilometre, these four historic locations house a unique collection that brings to life a history and rich Jewish heritage spanning from 1600 to the present day. The Jewish Cultural Quarter welcomes all visitors, young and old, in search of information, entertainment, beauty, contemplation, growth and inspiration. All with just one ticket. Visit the magnificent Portuguese Synagogue, enjoy the serene tranquillity of the courtyard, and imagine yourself in a bygone age. Visit the Jewish Museum with its engaging Jewish Museum Junior, where you can discover all about the Jewish history and culture of The Netherlands.

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Superb collection of Judaica objects and historical artefacts in an outstanding setting. Presentation of all aspects relating to Judaism as a living faith shown in a sympathetic and thoughtful perspective. The displays relating to the history of the community was particularly impressive but also thought provoking as indeed it needed to be.

A very instructive visit for those who do not know much about the religion and traditions of the Jewish community. Also, a superb small historical panorama which informs us about the life of the Jews in Amsterdam before the deportation and until our days. Many direct testimonials, a visit to do absolutely

This Jewish museum was one of the best I’ve been too. It was curated so well and it gives such an incredible explanation and visualisation of their history in Amsterdam up until now. The staff were also so lovely here and the audio guides were really good. Would definitely recommend visiting this museum.

Ticket is goof for the museum across the street and the synagogue. It opens at 10, you don't have to be there at 10. Synagogue had a lot more to see than I expected.

cool to see! be sure to check out the accompanying exhibits.