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10 Free Things to do in Amsterdam:

Are you looking for awesome, free things to do in Amsterdam? We have an international staff here at our hostel, and we’re often on a budget, just like you might be during your stay in Amsterdam.  

We want to help you enjoy your time here, even when you don’t have much money to spend. So here are 10 free things to in Amsterdam, as recommended by staff members!

1. Begijnhof –Things to do in Amsterdam

One of the  free things to do in Amsterdam is to visit Begijnhof. The Netherlands is famous for its Begijnhof-things to do in Amsterdamcourtyards with  almshouses around. Most of these courtyards are open to the public. Begijnhof is a quiet courtyard where a group of unmarried religious women lived back in the 14th century. In Begijnhof you can still find a little chapel, which is the oldest house in Amsterdam. If you’re interested in the history of charity, this is one of the great things to do in Amsterdam.

 Begijnhof 30, 1012 WT Amsterdam

2. Cheese Museum – Things to do in Amsterdam

Cheesemuseum-things to do in amsterdam

Do you like cheese? One of the things to do in Amsterdam is visit the Cheese Museum. It is  free entry and offers free samples of specialty cheeses. You can find the cheese two minutes away from the Shelter Jordan Amsterdam Hostel. It’s one of the loveliest things to do in Amsterdam, especially if you’re staying in the Jordaan area.

Prinsengracht 112, 1015 EA Amsterdam

3. Free Concerts –  Things to do in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has many free concerts you can visit, if you’re looking for fun things to do in Amsterdam. The Royal Concertgebouw has free lunch concerts at 12:30 on Wednesdays, and the Muziektheater has free concerts at the same time on Tuesdays. If you enjoy jazz music, then head over to the Bimhuis, a nice location that offers at least one free evening concert every week.  It’s the perfect thing to do in Amsterdam, especially if you’re a musician.

4. Open-air Market – Things to do in Amsterdam

Another free thing to do in Amsterdam is to visit one of the open-air market. There are loads of markets spread over Amsterdam, especially during the weekend. You can find almost anything thereor you can just walk through and enjoy the atmosphere. When you go to a market in the Jordaan area on a Saturday you can see and hear an original Dutch street organ.

5. Public Library of Amsterdam – Things to do in Amsterdam

Free things to do in Amsterdam Library

Don’t forget the famous library. Amsterdam’s library is one of the  largest in Europe, with approximately 28,000 Msq in size. This is a unique place, with extraordinary architecture. On the top floor, the library has a café, where you can enjoy a coffee, sitting on the balcony, and looking at a gorgeous view.

6.  Free Ferry to Amsterdam North – Things to do in Amsterdam

All public transport costs money, except the ferry to  Amsterdam North. The ferry is free to take to visit the north side of Amsterdam. You can find the ferry behind central station; the ferries run every 5-10 minutes. Taking the ferry is one of the coolest free things to do in Amsterdam.

7. Civic Guards Gallery – Things to do in Amsterdam

Most people don’t know about this free exhibition in Amsterdam. But in the Kalverstraat gate that goes to the Amsterdam Historical Museum you can find 15 huge paintings that show the Civic Guards of Amsterdam who served in the 1600s. These artistic works are placed in a walkway with a glass roof  and its worth including on your shopping tour through the Kalverstraat.

8. Rijksmuseum Gardens – Things to do in Amsterdam

Free things to do in Amsterdam Rijksmuseum-Garden-Koepel

The Rijksmuseum Gardens are free, although a lot of people don’t know  the Renaissance and Baroque Gardens are open to the public. Additionally, you get a free printed guide that explains the history of the fountains, ponds, statues, and architectural pieces. Don’t miss out on this opportunity for a free thing to do in Amsterdam!

9. City Archives Amsterdam – Things to do in Amsterdam

My favourite free thing to do in Amsterdam is visiting the City archive. You can dive into the rich history of Amsterdam without paying anything. Every month they show a different movie about Amsterdam. There are also tons of pictures to see in a slideshow about the history of Amsterdam. It is one of the great things to do in Amsterdam.

10. Information Centre of the ‘North South metro line’ of Amsterdam – Things to in Amsterdam

The last free thing to do in Amsterdam is to visit the information centre of the North/South metro line of Amsterdam. This big project started in 2003 and is hoped to be finished in 2017. The North/South metro line project cost  just over 3 billion euro’s already. For more information, please contact them at +31 (0) 203445070 or visit them directly.  This is one of the most interesting free things to do in Amsterdam.

I hope all of our favorite things to do in Amsterdam will soon be your favorite things to do here too!

 

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