Things to do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has beautiful architecture, world-class museums, fantastic festivals, live music, great nightlife and a wide variety of restaurants. There’s never a shortage of things to do in Amsterdam.  Check out these suggestions and start making plans!


Museums in Amsterdam are popular tourist attractions. The Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank house are probably the most popular, but there are many, many more. Amsterdam has over fifty museums with collections ranging from Golden Age paintings, modern art, handbags, film, theatre and photography. There’s even a Houseboat museum. And yes, there are Sex and Cannabis museums too. Read more about Amsterdam museums


Amsterdam is home to a variety of markets, from the vintage cloths and antiques market at the Noordermarkt, to the massive flea market at the IJhallen, to big and small foods and goods markets all over the city. Read more about Amsterdam Markets