Crash Course & Guided Tour

Amsterdam is a city with a rich urban history and a lot of exciting new developments. Get a taste of both in just one afternoon. We offer a unique combination of an introductory lecture and a guided tour to contemporary architecture along the waterfront.

Crash Course
Vist Architecture Centre Amsterdam for a Crash Course on the city’s architecturale history. During a 45-minute lecture, you will get to know everything about the origin of the city and how it expanded.

Guided Tour
Fully enjoy your afternoon by combining the Crash Course with our Guided Tour. A local ‘guiding architect’ will tell you everything you need to know about the redevelopment of de banks of the IJ and the former docklands.

The 2-hour walk starts at Architecture Centre Amsterdam and runs via the newly opened Marineterrein to Oosterdokseiland (including the new Public Library) and a ferry ride to the northern shore of Het IJ.


Date: Every Friday
Time: Crash Course  1.30 – 2.15 PM and Guided Tour 2.30 – 4.30 PM (there will be no Tour on Friday 11 August, only a Crash Course)
Location: Prins Hendrikkade 600
Language: English
PriceCrash Course €7,50 p.p.; combined with Guided Tour € 22,50 p.p, including coffee and tea. Available in our webshop.

The length of the route is 2 kilometres and it includes a few stairs and bridges.

The Crash Course & Guided Tour is a collaboration between Architecture Centre Amsterdam and architour. architour is a member of Guiding Architects, the international network for high-quality architecture tours. All members offer professionally organized architecture tours, guided by local architects.Bewaren


Crash Course

Every Friday, from 13.30-14.15 PM, a Crash Course on Amsterdam architecture and urbanism.

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Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch.