With its beautiful canals, historical buildings, floating markets, and vintage shopping, Amsterdam is indeed rich in history and culture. If you are on Amsterdam tours for the first time ever, make sure that you do not miss visiting the following places to get an amazing experience.
Amsterdam Dungeon is a horror theater show and its advertisement goes as “Bringing to life 500 years of the Dutch dark history”. While walking through the dungeon in this 80 minutes tour, you can see short performances with light, sound, and smell effects. The theater operates daily from 11:00 am to 06:00 pm, and the ticket cost for adults is €20 (€16 for children). However, children below 10 are not allowed entry to the dungeon.
Opened in the year 2016, the Amsterdam Lookout is one of the best attractions in the city. This building is around 100 meters high, and you can get a 360-degree view of the mesmerizing city from its deck. Opening hours are from 10:30 am to 09:00 pm. Ticket prices come at €12.50 (entry fee + digital photo) and at €15 (Fast lane entrance + digital photo + free gift). You can use the telescopes for free.
Amsterdam Madame Tussauds
If you did not get a chance to see any Hollywood celebrities in person yet, then Madame Tussauds can fulfill your dream, not literally though. This is a wax museum where you can see the wax figures of famous Hollywood actors, celebrities, and many famous people. Opening hours are from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm. Ticket costs for adults (16 or older) is €22, and it is €18 for children (aged 5 to 15); the entry is free for children up to 4.
The Heineken Experience
Heineken beer is known to be one of the tastiest beers in the world. Established in 1864, this brewery is now a huge multinational company. Here, you can explore historical artifacts, production, and sampling too. Opening hours is 10:30 am to 07:30 pm. (Monday to Thursday) and 11:00 am to 09:00 pm on other days. Ticket price for adults is €18, it is €14.50 for children aged 12 to 17, and the entry is free for children below 12.
“Body Worlds: The Happiness Project” is basically an exhibit where 200 real human dead bodies are displayed to “illustrate the importance of happiness in human health”. It focuses on how happiness influences people’s health. Opening hours are from 09:00 am to 08:00 pm, except on Saturdays when the closing hours are at 10:00 pm. Entry is free for children up to 5, and it is €12.50 for adults.