Concertgebouw behind the scenes guided tour
Attractions & monuments

Concertgebouw behind the scenes guided tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 15 minutes
Do this because
  • Get an exclusive look behind the scenes at The Royal Concertgebouw of Amsterdam
  • Admire the stunning 19th-century decor of the concert hall
  • Discover parts of the building normally hidden from view
  • Hear stories from the rich history of one of the world's finest concert venues
What to expect

Take a look behind the scenes of one of the world's most famous concert venues on a tour of The Concertgebouw in central Amsterdam. The famous 19th-century concert hall of The Concertgebouw was built in 1888 by Adolf Leonard van Gendt following inspiration from the Gewandhaus in Leipzig. While listening to stories about the rich history of the building from the best tour guides, you can access areas normally hidden from view.

Explore a maze of passageways beneath the Main Hall where the resident Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra gave their first concert in 1888. Hear anecdotes drawn from the rich history of Amsterdam's legendary concert hall, highly regarded for its acoustics and considered one of the finest concert venues in the world. Go to the attic above the auditorium, and see where the artists prepare to go on stage.

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What's included
  • Guided tour in English
What's not included
  • Food and beverages
  • Concert ticket
Where

Concertgebouwplein 2-6, 1071 Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meeting point:

The Concertgebouw is located at the Museumplein, the main entrance is at the Lairessestraat. Please exchange your voucher for a entrance ticket at the box office before the tour starts.

What to remember
  • Please note that because of rehearsals or events, some parts of The Concertgebouw (i.e. the Main Hall) may not be accessible
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When
  • Friday at 5.00pm
  • Sunday at 12.30pm
  • Wednesday at 1.30pm
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Provider
Het Concertgebouw N.V.
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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