34 kilometers (21 miles) of archives is what you will find in the Gemeentearchief. Besides government archives, there are ... More
34 kilometers (21 miles) of archives is what you will find in the Gemeentearchief. Besides government archives, there are also private company archives which have played an important role in the development of Amsterdam - the Artis or the Concert Hall for example. You'll see Amsterdam just as your predecessors saw it: over 700,000 photos, prints and drawings are kept here. The Gemeentearchief is quite simply Amsterdam's memory. A treasury of documented and photographic events makes a trip into Amsterdam's past extremely interesting. See website for visitor information and complete list of facility amenities.
The Begijnhof lies hidden away from the noisy shopping street Kalverstraat, next to the Amsterdam Museum. Most of the houses
in the area were built in the 17th century; the oldest house in Amsterdam made of wood, dating from ...
The Netherlands' most renowned church has been the source of inspiration for many musicians. The famous tower was completed in
1638, its bells manufactured by the renowned François Hemony foundry in 1658. Though the Protestant community owned Westerkerk, the ...
For those who admire the Dutch knack of designing, Arcam Architectuurcentrum Amsterdam must be a part of your itinerary. Lectures,
discussion and exhibitions are frequently organized here. Previous discussions have included scientific city planning and developments around the Science ...