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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
  • Children’s Museum
  • National Holocaust Memorial (Hollandsche Schouwburg)
  • National Holocaust Museum

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.

Exceptions in 2018 for the locations mentioned above

Date Event Opening hours
1 January New Year's Day 12 AM - 2 PM
27 April King's Day Closed
10 September Rosh Hashanah Closed
11 September Rosh Hashanah Closed
19 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
31 December New Year's Eve 11 AM - 4 PM

Resource Center
Location: Jewish Historical Museum
Open from Tuesday to Friday from 1 to 5 PM.
 

  • Portuguese Synagogue

Closed to the public on Saturdays.

  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 - 5 PM
June 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 5 PM
July 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 5 PM
August 10 AM - 5 PM 10 AM - 5 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

Exceptions in 2018 for the Portuguese Synagogue

Date Event Opening hours
1 March Purim Open from 12 PM - 5 PM
30 March Day before Passover Open from 10 AM - 1 PM
31 March First day of Passover Closed
1 April Second day of Passover Closed
6 April Seventh day of Passover Closed
7 April Eighth day of Passover Closed
27 April King's Day Closed
20 May Shavuot Closed
21 May Shavuot Closed
22 July Tisha B'Av Open from 2 PM - 5 PM
26 August Special event Closed until 3 PM
9 September Day before Rosh Hashanah Open from 10 AM - 1 PM
10 September Rosh Hashanah Closed
11 September Rosh Hashanah Closed
18 September Day before Yom Kippur Open from 10 AM - 1 PM
19 September Yom Kippur Closed
23 September Day before Sukkot Open from 10 AM - 4 PM
24 September Sukkot Closed
25 September Sukkot Closed
30 September Day before Shemini Atzeret Open from 12 PM - 4 PM
1 October Shemini Atzeret Closed
2 October Simchat Torah Closed
24 December Christmas Eve
Open from 10 AM - 4 PM
25 December Christmas Open from 10 AM - 4 PM
31 December New Year's eve Open from 10 AM - 4 PM
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