Private World War II tour in Amsterdam
Activities

Private World War II tour in Amsterdam

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: On select dates
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn about the five years of Nazi occupation in Amsterdam
  • Hear how Anne Frank became the symbol of the holocaust in the Netherlands
  • See the Royal Palace in Dam Square
  • Explore the Jewish district and discover stories of resistance and liberation
  • Reflect on WWII at the former Theater of Holland - the Hollandsche Schouwburg
What to expect

Learn about the five years of Nazi occupation and the holocaust on a 2-hour private guided tour of World War II in Amsterdam. Discover stories of collaboration, resistance, and liberation while walking the streets of Amsterdam.

Starting at the monument of Anne Frank, your guide will shine a light on how this young girl became the symbol of the holocaust in the Netherlands. Then stroll along the Amsterdam canals while your guide tells you some misconceptions about Amsterdam during World War II.

Reaching the Royal Palace on the Dam you will hear more about the role of the Royal Family during WWII. Travel towards the former Jewish district where the Nazi’s horribly carried out the Holocaust in Amsterdam.

Finally, stop at the former Theater of Holland, the Hollandsche Schouwburg, which served as a deportation center for Jews awaiting transport to the camps. Today the remains of this theater serve as the National Holocaust Memorial.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • 2-hour tour
    • Private guide
    • Zennheizer headphones
    Where

    Westermarkt, 1016 DL Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide in Westermarkt, next to the Anne Frank Monument at the Westerchurch tower. Your tour will end at the National Holocaust Museum (Plantage Middenlaan).

    What to remember
    • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by at least 2 Adults
    • During the tour you will walk approximately 3 km
    • To ensure a 1.5 meter (5-foot) distance on the city walk, this tour uses state of the art Zennheizer headphones
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Historical Amsterdam Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the experience begins.

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