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We are closed on Yom Kippur (19 Sep). During Sukkot (24+25 Sep) the Portuguese Synagogue is closed.

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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