Amsterdam Museum

museum in Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Museum is a museum in Amsterdam. Before 2011 it was called the Amsterdams Historisch Museum. It is in the old orphanage between Kalverstraat and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal.

The entrance to the museum


Since 1975, the museum has been in a building that was first built in 1580 as Amsterdam's orphanage.[1]

The museum has paintings and old photographs and a cafe.


  1. "Amsterdams Historisch Museum". Retrieved 19 April 2011.

Coordinates: 52°22′13″N 4°53′27″E / 52.3702°N 4.8907°E / 52.3702; 4.8907