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Friday nights at Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam

Friday nights at Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam

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The newly re-opened Van Gogh museum has relaunched its tradition of late Friday nights - with special program, free tours, workshops, DJ music and other events. Every Friday of a month from 18:00-22:00, free admission. You can also use free Wi-Fi newtwork throughout the museum.


Rijksmuseum Schiphol

Rijksmuseum Schiphol

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Rijksmuseum in Schiphol airport is a nice surprise for those flying in and out Amsterdam. It is located on Holland Boulevard, in the area behind the passport control between the E and F Pier. The museum is open every day from 7:00 until 20:00 and admission is free. It houses a permanent exhibition of ten works by Dutch masters of the Golden Age from the Rijksmuseum's collection, as well as temporary exhibition that is changed several times per year.


National Heritage Day in Amsterdam

National Heritage Day in Amsterdam

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The National Heritage Days in Amsterdam is an annual two-day event on the second week of Septmeber when all the major monuments, museums, art galleries are opened to public access free of charge. In 2013 the Heritaga Days events are held on 14 and 15 September.


View from Public Library OBA

View from Public Library OBA

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Public library OBA in Amsterdam is the largest library in Europe housing not only the library, but also radio station, eshibition halls, as well as a restaurant with an outdoor terrace overlooking the city. Many of exhibitions held here are free of charge - check program here.


European Heritage day in hague

European Heritage day in hague

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Every second weekend of September - thousands of historical buildings and sites  are open to the public free of charge. Besides opening their doors, many locations also organise on-site activities like exhibitions, music and guided tours, as well as open doors to the sites normally closed to public. Detailed program is published in mid August - check the website.


Open Monuments day in Amsterdam

Open Monuments day in Amsterdam

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Every second weekend of September - thousands of historical buildings and sites  are open to the public free of charge. Besides opening their doors, many locations also organise on-site activities like exhibitions, music and guided tours, as well as open doors to the sites normally closed to public. Detailed program is published in mid August - check the website.


Zuiderkerk and Town Planning Exhibit in Amsterdam

Zuiderkerk and Town Planning Exhibit in Amsterdam

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Zuiderkerk has inspired some Mone paintings and according to people stories even gave inspiration to Cristopher Wren - architect of St.Paul Cathedral in London. Three of Rembrandt's children were buried in the Zuiderkerk.  Its bells are played every Thursday between noon and 1. And here you find permanent exhibit on Amsterdam's future building plans, clearly illustrated by means of scale-models, slides, drawings and photos.


National Museum weekend in Amsterdam

National Museum weekend in Amsterdam

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Annual National  Museum weekend is a perfect opportunity to visit more than twenty museums in Amsterdam for a price of 1 EUR. Check here for timetable and selection of museums.