Crash Course & Guided Tour

The new tour season starts in april 2018!

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 during the holidays 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.

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

Date: Check our agenda for available dates
Time: Crash Course  1.30 – 2.15 PM and Guided Tour 2.30 – 4.30 PM
We will start a new weekly touring season in April 2018. 
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 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.


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Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch.