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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 & Childrens Museum, National Holocaust 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.

Exceptions in 2019 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
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.

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 - 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

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 2019 for the Portuguese Synagogue

Date Event Opening hours
21 March Purim Open from 12 PM - 5 PM
19 April Day before Passover Open from 10 AM - 1 PM
20 April First day of Passover Closed
21 April Second day of Passover Closed
26 April Seventh day of Passover Closed
27 April Eighth day of Passover/Kings Day Closed
9 June Shavuot Closed
10 June Shavuot Closed
11 August Tisha B'Av Open from 2 PM - 5 PM
29 September Day before Rosh Hashanah Open from 10 AM - 1 PM
30 September Rosh Hashanah Closed
1 October Rosh Hashanah Closed
8 October Day before Yom Kippur Open from 10 AM - 1 PM
9 October Yom Kippur Closed
13 October Day before Sukkot Open from 10 AM - 4 PM
14 October Sukkot Closed
15 October Sukkot Closed
20 October Day before Shemini Atzeret Open from 12 PM - 4 PM
21 October Shemini Atzeret Closed
22 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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