Opens 11 March 2024
Free entry, no ticket required
Plantage Middenlaan 24, Amsterdam
Theatre, deportation centre, memorial
Once a theatre, Hollandsche Schouwburg was seized by the Nazis in the Second World War. From July 1942, Jews ordered to report for deportation were assembled here. Tens of thousands of people passed through these doors. Many spent hours, days, even weeks locked in here before being sent to concentration and extermination camps. Today, it’s a memorial for all the victims of the Holocaust.
Hollandsche Schouwburg is currently closed for renovation. The memorial will reopen in March 2024, together with the new National Holocaust Museum across the road.
Take a look behind the scenes at Hollandsche Schouwburg and the new National Holocaust Museum and discover the amazing stories our collections tells.