WerfMuseum 't Kromhout
Artis Royal Zoo
The oldest zoo on the European continent, Artis has an alphabet soup of wildlife: alligators, birds, chimps and so on up to zebras. The...
The area northeast of the Plantage was the stomping ground of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), which grew rich on sea trade in the...
Amsterdam Tattoo Museum
Opened in 2011, this wild, circus-coloured museum holds enough relics to earn its 'Tatican' nickname. The first electric tattoo machine,...
De Groene Olifant
Steeped in Victorian-era opulence with intricate woodwork, the 'Green Elephant' transports you back in time. Sit at the circa-1880 bar...
Along the Entrepotdok the former warehouse's double-height dining space with wooden beams and mezzanine seating sets the tone for...
WerfMuseum 't Kromhout information
Lonely Planet review
Boats are still repaired at the 18th-century wharf on the outer side of the dyke. The eastern hall is a museum devoted to shipbuilding and to the indestructible marine engines that were designed and built here. Anyone with an interest in marine engineering will love the place; others will probably want to move on. Signage is primarily in Dutch only.