Anne Frank House


You won’t find a single museum in the world that will give you such a realistic insight in what it must have been like to be a Jewish refugee forced to go into hiding during the horrors of the Second World War. During the German occupation whole Jewish neighbourhoods in Amsterdam got deported to concentration camps. While a lots of Dutch citizens watched it happen out of fear for consequences, few brave Dutchies stepped up and offered Jewish fellow citizens a hide out, putting their own lives at stakes. The story of Anne Frank comes to live in the Anne Frank House as this is the actual hide out she got offered during World War II. This is where she lived for many years and wrote big parts of her world famous diary. If you have read the overwhelming story from her diary, the book will come a live when visiting the Anne Frank House.

Watch the video below to get an impression the tiny hideouts in the Anne Frank House. Besides you’ll find lots of interesting information on the Second World War, concentration camps and the German occupation. A story that should be passed on from generation to generation in the hope that humanity will never make the same mistakes again.

Introduction video: Anne Frank

Opening hours Anne Frank House

The Anne Frank House is open 7 days a week but opening hours differ during the year. Please check the table below to find out about recent opening hours. As from January 2016 the Anne Frank House is running tests only allowing people in that have purchased tickets online in a way to fight the long waiting lines the museum is infamous for. If successful this might be the new standard. As so we strongly advice to purchase tickets online to avoid disappointment.

November 1 – March 31Daily 09:00 – 19:00  || Saturdays 21:00
April 1 – June 30Daily 09:00 – 21:00  || Saturdays 22:00
July 1 – August 31Daily 09:00 – 22:00
September 1 – October 31Daily 09:00 – 21:00  || Saturdays 22:00

Exceptions

On the following dates in 2016 the Anne Frank House has different opening hours:

  • May 4: 9:00 – 19:00
  • October 12: closed (Yom Kippur)
  • November 5: 9:00 – 18:00
  • December 25: 12 noon – 5:00 pm
  • December 31: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tickets and prices

Due to the set up of the Anne Frank House; the tiny stairways, rooms and hallways the maximum amount of visitors is limited. We strongly recommend to check availability upfront and purchase tickets online.

Click on the blue button above to buy your e-ticket for the Anne Frank House.

Adults€ 9,50
Minors between 10-17€ 5,00
Children till 9€ 0,50

*Please note I amsterdam card is not accepted at the Anne Frank House

Address, contact information and route to the Anne Frank House

The Anne Frank House is located near the Westerkerk on the Prinsengracht. This is a 10 minute walk from Dam Square. As the museum is located on a canal there are no parking facilities. Find out below how to get there.

Address
Anne Frank Museum
Prinsengracht 263-267
1016 GV Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 5567100

Anne Frank House Amsterdam

Public transport

The nearest stop to the Anne Frank House is the Westermarkt. There are multiple trams and busses that will take you there. From the Westermarkt it’s a 2 minute walk to the museum. From the Westermarkt walk to the canal called Prinsengracht after a few hundred metres you’ll find the Anne Frank museum.

From Amsterdam Central Station:

  • Tram 13, heading to Geuzeveld, stop Westermarkt
  • Tram 14, heading to Flevopark, stop Westermarkt
  • Tram 17, heading to Osdorp Dijkgraafplein, stop Westermarkt
  • Bus 170, heading to Uithoorn, stop Westermarkt
  • Bus 172, heading to Kudelstaart, stop Westermarkt
  • Bus 174, heading to Wilnis, stop Westermarkt

From train station Amsterdam Sloterdijk:
Travel to Amsterdam Central Station and follow the directions above

From train station Amsterdam Amstel:
Travel to Amsterdam Central Station and follow the directions above

From train station Amsterdam Zuid WTC:
Travel to Amsterdam Central Station and follow the directions above

 

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by Vasco on Anne Frank House
Reliving World War II

Waiting in the long queue was definitely worth it! It's stunning how well everything is preserved inside the Anne Frank House. When you there you can imagination how Anne Frank lived and wrote the dairy. Plan something relaxing afterwards, because it's quite a touching experience.

 

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