Spring Holidays in Amsterdam: 7 tips
There’s plenty to do in Amsterdam during the spring holidays, including plenty of outings for families. We’ve listed a number of them, all within walking distance of Parking Centrum Oosterdok. We hope you have a good holiday!
Tip 1: Special view from the SkyLounge
Do you want to see the best view of Amsterdam? Make sure to visit the SkyLounge. The SkyLounge is within walking distance of Amsterdam’s Central Station and offers unique views of the entire city. It’s the perfect place for a cocktail, a bite to eat or a drink. Click here to visit the website.
Tip 2: Maritime history in the National Maritime Museum
When you think about Amsterdam, you think about the wonderful canals and the city’s rich, maritime history. It’s therefore no surprise that the country’s most beautiful maritime museum is located in Amsterdam. Visit this museum to discover 500 years of history of shipping in and from Amsterdam. All sorts of new activities for children are planned for the spring holidays. Wondering which activities can now be enjoyed in the museum? Check out the museum’s official website.
Tip 3: A look inside the Royal Palace of Amsterdam
The Royal Palace of Amsterdam (also known as Paleis op de Dam) was opened in 1655 and is an important sight in Amsterdam. The former Royal Palace was used as town hall for a while, but now no longer has that function. The Royal Palace is open to the general public, and is definitely worth a visit!
Tip 4: Technology and science in the NEMO Science Museum
Visiting NEMO Science Centre is an absolute must during the spring holidays. It’s an incredibly fun and educational museum for all ages. The museum is all about learning and discovering. Each of the five floors has its own exhibitions. Click here to visit the museum’s official website.
Tip 5: Visit the world-famous Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House is one of Amsterdam’s museums you simply must visit. This museum tells you everything there is to know about Anne’s life during the Second World War. In the museum, you can see where she was hidden for years. Visit the museum’s official website by clicking here.
Tip 6: The oldest zoo of the Netherlands: ARTIS
All ages enjoy a day at the zoo. In ARTIS – the oldest zoo in the Netherlands – you can visit more than 500 different exotic types of animals. Zoo-keepers tell you all about these animals and answer all of your questions. You can also follow interesting classes, see various exhibitions, or participate in a workshop. Curious about everything there’s to do in ARTIS? Visit the zoo’s official website.
Tip 7: Madame Tussauds wax museum
Madame Tussauds is great for all ages. The wax museum has a large collection of large, lifelike waxworks of all your favourite stars, from international movie stars to Dutch YouTube stars. Want to know more about the museum? Visit the website.
Parking in Amsterdam during the spring holidays
Amsterdam is the best place to spend your holidays, as there’s always something to do. The city has a lot of great museums, theatre shows, circus performances, bars and restaurants, and other special places that are definitely worth visiting.
Arriving in Amsterdam by car during the spring holidays? At Parking Centrum Oosterdok you’ll park your car for just €37,50 a day. You won’t find a cheaper parking spot anywhere in the city’s centre. Parking Centrum Oosterdok is located directly adjacent to Amsterdam’s Central Station. You can walk from the car park to Amsterdam’s most important sights within a few minutes, or you can take public transport further into the city. Click here for more information regarding Parking Centrum Oosterdok’s rates.
We recommend parking as early as possible, so you’ll always have a guaranteed parking space.