Opening Hours

We are open again!
The JCK reopened its doors on Monday 1 June. We are very pleased to receive you again and you are very welcome. Our opening hours are as before and can be found below.

Tickets can be purchased online by booking a timeslot via this link, or at the door.

All locations of the Jewish Cultural Quarter, except for the Portuguese Synagogue, are open every day of the week. Different opening hours apply on some public holidays.

Note: Headphones
In the museums you can use an audio tour. Please bring your own headphones from home, or purchase headphones from the museum.

Jewish Historical Museum & Childrens Museum & National Holocaust Memorial (Hollandsche Schouwburg)

Open seven days a week from 11 AM to 5 PM. The ticket desk closes half an hour before closing time. No new visitors are admitted in the last 15 minutes before closing time.

CONSTRUCTION NATIONAL HOLOCAUST MUSEUM AND HOLLANDSCHE SCHOUWBURG

Please note: On 2 February 2020 the National Holocaust Museum temporarily closed its doors for renovation. The Hollandsche Schouwburg will also close from 1 January 2021. In 2022 we hope to open a new National Holocaust Museum in these two opposite buildings.

Exceptions in 2020 for the locations mentioned above

Date Event Opening hours
1 January New Year's Day 12 AM - 5 PM
27 April King's Day Closed
1 June Whit Monday Open from 12 AM
19 September Rosh Hashanah Closed
20 September Rosh Hashanah Closed
28 September Yom Kippur Closed
5 December Sinterklaas 11 AM - 4 PM
24 December Christmas Eve 11 AM - 4 PM
25 December Christmas 11 AM - 4 PM
26 December Christmas 11 AM - 5 PM
31 December New Year's Eve 11 AM - 4 PM
1 January New Year's Day 12 AM - 5 PM

 

Resource Centre
Location: Jewish Historical Museum
Open, on appointment only, from Tuesday to Friday from 1 to 5 PM.

Closed at December 27. 

Portuguese Synagogue Open from Sunday till Friday from 11 AM. See schedule below for the exact opening hours. 

  Sunday - Thursday Friday
January 11 AM - 4 PM 11 AM - 2 PM
February 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 2 PM
March 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 4 PM
April 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 4 PM
May 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 5 PM
June 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 5 PM
July 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 5 PM
August 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 5 PM
September 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 4 PM
October 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 4 PM
November 11 AM - 5 PM 11 AM - 2 PM
December 11 AM - 4 PM 11 AM - 2 PM


The ticket desk closes half an hour before closing time. No new visitors are admitted in the last 15 minutes before closing time.

Exceptions in 2020 for the Portuguese Synagogue

Date Event Opening hours
1 January New Year's Day Open from 12 AM - 5 PM
10 March Purim Open from 10 AM - 5 PM
8 April Day before Passover/Pesach Closed from 1 PM
9 April First day of Passover/Pesach Closed
10 April Second day of Passover/Pesach Closed
15 April Seventh day of Passover/Pesach Closed
16 April Eighth day of Passover/Pesach Closed
27 April King's day Closed
29 May Shavuot 1 Closed
30 May Shavuot 2 Closed
1 June Whit Monday Open from 12 AM
30 July Tisha b'Av Open from 12 AM - 5 PM
18 September Day before Rosh Hashanah Closed from 1 PM
19 September Rosh Hashanah 1 Closed
20 September Rosh Hashanah 2 Closed
27 September Day before Yom Kippur Closed from 1 PM
28 September Yom Kippur Closed
2 October Day before Sukkot Closed from 4 PM
3 October Sukkot 1 Closed
4 October Sukkot 2 Closed
9 October Day before Shmini Atzeret Closed from 4 PM
10 October Shmini Atzeret Closed
11 October Simchat Tora Closed
25 December First Christmas day Closed from 2 PM
26 December Second Christmas day Closed
1 January New Year's day Closed

Ets Haim

Ets Haim is open from Monday until Tuesday from 10 AM to 4 PM.
Please note: Ets Haim can only be visited by appointment. Currently it is not possible to visit Ets Haim.

Because Ets Haim is part of the Portuguese Municipality, the adjusted opening hours of the Portuguese Synagogue also apply to Ets Haim.

Adjusted opening hours Ets Haim
Closed from 14/05/2020 to 24/05/2020
Closed from 08/05/2020 to 08/23/2020
Closed from 14/09/2020 to 20/09/2020
Closed from 14/12/2020 to 03/01/2021

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