Discover the Jewish Historical Museum on a tour with 5-Stars Guide. Get to know all aspects of Jewish life in the major museum of the Jewish Cultural Quarter. Marvel beautiful Portuguese Synagogue and other places rich in history of Jewish culture.

  • Visit the major museum of Jewish Cultural Quarter s on a private tour with 5-Stars Guide
  • Hear about the turbulent history of Jews, Holocaust and Amsterdam during World War II
  • Avoid staying in queues with skip the line tickets to the Jewish Historical Museum and the Portuguese Synagogue
  • See the Waterlooplein Market, Gassan Diamonds, Auschwitz Monument and other places related to Jews community and Anne Frank
  • Enjoy a private tour with a Jewish-Expert Guide who will adjust tempo and the point of your interest

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  • 2 - 5 hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
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  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish
  • Walking tour
  • Skip The Line Tickets for Priority Access
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Experience the past and present time of the Jewish life, religion and culture during a visit in the Jewish Historical Museum. Explore the prominent museum located in four monumental synagogues in the centre of the Jewish Cultural Quarter. Discover key sights which reveal the century-long Jewish contribution to Amsterdam’s history

During a 2-hours an Expert-Guide will take you around the extensive collection from paintings to films. You can admire the drawings, utensils, photos and modern 3D presentations for both young and old visitors. Permanent exhibitions show the role of religion and tradition, the links with Israel and the persecution of Jews during the Second World War. Temporary exhibitions featured work by artists such as Andy Warhol and Marc Chagall. Different exhibitions show the history of the Jews from hundreds of years ago to the present days. Don’t waste your time staying in an endless queue due to skip the line ticket. Immerse yourself deeper in the Jewish Culture in Amsterdam and admire over 11,000 objects and works of art! The guide will provide you fascinating stories and make sure to deliver you unforgettable memories!

Choose a 4-hours tour and experience more Jewish culture. Admire the magnificent Portuguese Synagogue. Visit the Waterlooplein Flea Market and after shopping around at the flea market, reach the Gassan Diamonds. It’s a former diamond-polishing factory where many local Jews worked as diamond cutters and polishers. Stroll through the Anne Frank Street and finish the tour at the Auschwitz Monument.

Extend your tour to 5-hours and marvel the interior of Portuguese Synagogue. During the Dutch Golden Age, it was the biggest synagogue in the world and also the biggest building in Amsterdam. It’s almost untouched by the hands of time. You can still appreciate the antiques and grand interiors that almost haven’t changed since the 17th century.

  • Jewish Historical Museum Private Tour
  • Jewish History Expert-Guide with Official Amsterdam License speaking fluently in chosen language
  • Skip the line ticket to the Jewish Historical Museum (in 2, 4 and 5-hours option)
  • Skip the line ticket to the Portuguese Synagogue (in 5-hours option)
  • Special route related with Jewish places, culture and history

Important information

Meeting point

in front of the entrance to the Jewish Historical Museum, Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, 1011 PL Amsterdam, Netherlands Open in Google Maps

Important information

What you should know

  • Please check your email the day before the tour to receive important information
  • Please ensure you are on time. Being late may prevent you from joining the tour
  • Please note that the Portuguese Synagogue has limited sightseeing hours and it is closed on Saturdays and some of the Jewish holidays. If you book a tour on these days you will see the Portuguese Synagogue from the outside and the guide will tell you the history and related facts anyway.