Private World War II tour in Amsterdam
Walking tours

Private World War II tour in Amsterdam

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Wednesdays to Sundays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 2 hours
Do this because
  • Learn about the five years of Nazi occupation in Amsterdam
  • Hear how Anne Frank became the symbol of the holocaust in the Netherlands
  • See the Royal Palace in Dam Square
  • Explore the Jewish district and discover stories of resistance and liberation
  • Reflect on WWII at the former Theater of Holland - the Hollandsche Schouwburg
What to expect

Learn about the five years of Nazi occupation and the holocaust on a 2-hour private guided tour of World War II in Amsterdam. Discover stories of collaboration, resistance, and liberation while walking the streets of Amsterdam.

Starting at the monument of Anne Frank, your guide will shine a light on how this young girl became the symbol of the holocaust in the Netherlands. Then stroll along the Amsterdam canals while your guide tells you some misconceptions about Amsterdam during World War II.

Reaching the Royal Palace on the Dam you will hear more about the role of the Royal Family during WWII. Travel towards the former Jewish district where the Nazi’s horribly carried out the Holocaust in Amsterdam.

Finally, stop at the former Theater of Holland, the Hollandsche Schouwburg, which served as a deportation center for Jews awaiting transport to the camps. Today the remains of this theater serve as the National Holocaust Memorial.

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What's included
  • 2-hour tour
  • Private guide
  • Zennheizer headphones

Westermarkt, 1016 DL Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in Westermarkt, next to the Anne Frank Monument at the Westerchurch tower. Your tour will end at the National Holocaust Museum (Plantage Middenlaan).

What to remember
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by at least 2 Adults
  • During the tour you will walk approximately 3 km
  • To ensure a 1.5 meter (5-foot) distance on the city walk, this tour uses state of the art Zennheizer headphones
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  • Wednesdays at 10.00am
  • Thursdays to Sundays at 10.00am and 2.00pm
  • See calendar for exact available dates and times
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Historical Amsterdam Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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