Opening Hours

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.

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 at 4:30 and no new visitors (with tickets bought elsewhere) will be allowed in after 4:45 PM.

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 September 2020. 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
30 September Rosh Hashanah Closed
1 October Rosh Hashanah Closed
9 October 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 Center
Location: Jewish Historical Museum
Open from Tuesday to Friday from 1 to 5 PM.

Closed at December 27. 

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

  Sunday - Thursday Friday
January 10 AM - 4 PM 10 AM - 2 PM
February 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 2 PM
March 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 4 PM
April 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 4 PM
May 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 4 PM
June 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 4 PM
July 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 4 PM
August 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 4 PM
September 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 4 PM
October 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 4 PM
November 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 2 PM
December 10 AM - 4 PM 10 AM - 2 PM

The ticket desk closes at 4:30 PM (in January at 3.30 PM) and no new visitors (with tickets bought elsewhere) will be allowed in after 4:45 PM.

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
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 in the Portuguese Synagoge is closed from 22 July until 19 August 2020. There are also modified opening hours during the High Holidays in October 2020. 

Modified opening hours High Holidays October 2020
Week 40: only open on Wednesday and Thursday
Week 41: only open on Thursday
Week 42: only open on Wednesday and Thursday
Week 43: only open on Wednesday and Thursday

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