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What’s On in Amsterdam (June 2024)

Check our guide to what’s on in and around Amsterdam, Holland during June 2024.

The early summer is a fantastic time to visit the city with good weather, long summer evenings and many things going on.

Museums, Exhibitions & Attractions in Amsterdam (June 2024)

Amaze Amsterdam – An immersive audio-visual experience with 7 stages which varies from intense, interactive to relaxing. Located in an old industrial nightclub in Amsterdam’s West Port district. Book Amaze Amsterdam tickets here

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AMAZE Amsterdam

Fabrique des Lumières – Immersive exhibitions of classical, modern and contemporary artists using cutting-edge technology with light projections and music. New exhibition is Dutch Masters, From Vermeer to Van Gogh with works from renowned Dutch artists. Alongside there is a short program Mondriaan, An Abundance of Colour. Runs 22 Mar to 5 Jul 2024. Book Fabrique des Lumières tickets here

fabrique des lumieres amsterdam - dutch masters
Fabrique des Lumières – Dutch Masters

STRAAT – A unique experience. The world’s biggest street art and graffiti museum in a 8,000 square metres warehouse at NDSM wharf and showcasing some 180 artworks, all made on-site. Book STRAAT tickets here

straat museum amsterdam
STRAAT Museum Amsterdam

Our House – A new museum of electronic music culture in the centre of Amsterdam. Take a 75 minute digital storytelling journey and explore the evolution of dance music via interactive installations. The Defining Moments Exhibit covers 4 decades of electronic music from Kraftwerk to superstar DJ’s. Book Our House tickets here

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Our House Amsterdam

Da Vinci Genius – A new immersive art experience showcasing the works of Leonardo Da Vinci including the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Uses interactive technology and floor-to-ceiling projections. Runs 30 Nov 2023 to 30 Aug 2024. Book Da Vinci Genius tickets here

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Da Vinci Genius in Amsterdam

Nxt Museum – The first “new media art” museum in the Netherlands which has large-scale, multi-sensory immersive exhibitions. Located in the Amsterdam North district, open daily. Book Nxt Museum tickets here

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam – Get your celebrity fill by visiting the ever-popular wax work museum on Dam Square. Book Madame Tussauds Amsterdam tickets here

Amsterdam Dungeon – Interactive show featuring excellent actors and audience participation. Takes you through dark dungeon-themed rooms from Amsterdam’s murky past – scary but with a comic element. Book Amsterdam Dungeon tickets here

amsterdam dungeon
Amsterdam Dungeon

Rijksmuseum – The Rijksmuseum’s rich collection (including Rembrandt’s Night Watch) is a must-see in Amsterdam. Frans Hals, major retrospective exhibition of the renowned 17th century painter featuring some 50 of his finest works. Runs 16 Feb to 9 Jun 2024. Book Rijksmuseum tickets here

Van Gogh Museum – Popular museum with the world’s largest collection of Vincent van Gogh paintings. Matthew Wong / Vincent van Gogh: Painting as a Last Resort, exhibition of the late Chinese-Canadian artist who had much in common with Van Gogh. Runs 1 Mar to 1 Sep 2024. Book Van Gogh Museum tickets here

Anne Frank House – The canal house on Amsterdam’s Prinsengracht canal where Anne Frank wrote her famous teenage wartime diary whilst hiding from German occupation.

[For further insight, book an Anne Frank walking tour here which lasts 2 hours and explores Amsterdam’s Jewish quarter]

WONDR Experience – A fun and immersive pop-up experience in Amsterdam for both adults and children alike. Book WONDR tickets here

The Upside Down Museum Amsterdam – Large interactive museum and Instagram experience which includes 25 mind-bending rooms. Located near RAI Amsterdam. Book Upside Down Museum tickets here

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Upside Down Amsterdam

Stedelijk – Amsterdam’s main modern and contemporary art museum. Marina Abramović, first major solo exhibition in the Netherlands of the internationally acclaimed artist. Runs 16 Mar to 14 Jul 2024. Book your Stedelijk tickets here

MOCO Museum – The popular modern and contemporary art museum on Museumplein with many works by Banksy. Robbie Williams: Pride and Self-Prejudice, exhibition from the UK singer-songwriter of artworks on mental health. Runs 8 Mar to 8 Jul 2024. Book MOCO Museum tickets here

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MOCO Museum – Studio Irma

Rembrandt House – Visit the house where Rembrandt lived and worked. Book Rembrandt House tickets here

Rembrandt’s Amsterdam Experience – A video art experience about the life of the famous painter and reconstruction of Rembrandt’s studio on Rozengracht. Book Rembrandt’s Amsterdam Experience tickets here 

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Rembrandt’s Amsterdam

Wereldmuseum Amsterdam – Ethnographic museum (formerly Tropenmuseum) featuring fascinating exhibitions on non-Western cultures. Book Wereldmuseum Amsterdam tickets here

Museum of the Mind (Outsider Art)Who Cares? A tribute to victims and care heroes during WWII – in the fields of psychiatry and mental health care. Exhibition on view within the H’ART Museum, runs until 1 Dec 2024.

Museum of the Mind (Outsider Art) - Who Cares exhibition
Museum of the Mind (Outsider Art) – Who Cares exhibition

De Nieuwe KerkWorld Press Photo Exhibition 2024, annual exhibition of the current affairs photography contest inside Amsterdam’s New Church. Runs 19 Apr to 14 Jul 2024.

Oude Kerk – Amsterdam’s Old Church presents Ana Navas: A veil as a glaze, exhibition of glass works reminiscent of stained glass from the Middle Ages. Runs 25 May to 25 Aug 2024. Book Oude Kerk tickets

Royal Palace – Visit the grand Royal Palace on Dam Square including the impressive Citizen’s Hall. Book Royal Palace tickets here

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Royal Palace Amsterdam

Huis MarseilleLisa Oppenheim Spolia, solo presentation from the American artist; Deborah Turbeville Photocollage, major retrospective of the late American artist. Both running 16 Mar to 16 Jun 2024.

Body Worlds – Display of human body plastinate specimens at the permanent venue on Damrak. The exhibition focuses on happiness. Book Body Worlds tickets here

House of Bols – The Cocktail & Genever Experience about the Lucas Bols brand, which has been making liqueurs in Amsterdam since 1575. Book House of Bols tickets here

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House of Bols Amsterdam

ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo – One of the city’s premier visitor attractions – a magnificent zoo set in a large park in the picturesque Plantage area of the city. Book Artis Zoo tickets here

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ARTIS Groote Museum – The fascinating new Groote Museum allows you to explore your place in the living world with beautifully presented installations and exhibits. Book Groote Museum tickets here

ARTIS Micropia – The world’s only museum dedicated to microbes and micro-organisms. Book Micropia tickets here

Rijksmuseum Schiphol – Amsterdam airport hosts a small selection of works from the Rijksmuseum collection. The museum is located on Holland Boulevard (between Lounges 2 and 3 in non-Schengen departures) and is open 24 hours a day to passengers. Free entry

Amsterdam City Passes

These all inclusive passes may save you money on a well planned Amsterdam itinerary.

Most museums + city transport
Includes attractions + tours
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calendar day basis
70 museums + transport + canal cruise + bike rentalOver 25 attractions/tours + canal cruise + bike rental
excludes Anne Frank House / Van Gogh Museum / tours
excludes Anne Frank House / Van Gogh Museum / transport
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Sport in Amsterdam and Netherlands (June 2024)

It is possible to take a classic stadium tour of the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam. Book Johan Cruijff ArenA Tour tickets here

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Johan Cruyff ArenA Amsterdam

Libéma Open
– International grass court tournament (men’s ATP and women’s WTA) at the Autotron Rosmalen near Den Bosch, 1 hour south of Amsterdam. Used as a warm-up to Wimbledon for some players. Event runs 8-16 Jun 2024.

KLM Open – European Tour event due at The International in Amsterdam, runs 20-23 Jun 2024.

Gaasperplasrun – 1km, 2km, 5km and 10km runs around the Gaasperplaas, a lake in south-east Amsterdam. The next edition is expected 23 Jun 2024.

Dutch Athletics Championships (NK) – Annual Dutch Championships outdoor meet takes place each summer. Expected 28-30 Jun 2024 at FBK Stadion in Hengelo.

Tri Amsterdam – International triathlon event which offers half-distance and full Olympic distance courses around Bella Vista Park. Expected 9 Jun 2024.

Amsterdam Sevens – Annual international rugby sevens tournament with over 120 teams to be played at the National Rugby Centre (Sportpark de Eendracht) in Amsterdam. 51st edition expected 1-2 Jun 2024.

Dutch Moto GP – Popular motorcycle racing event held at the Assen TT circuit over the weekend, expected 28-30 Jun 2024.

Inline Skating:
Friday Night Skate – 20km organised skate around the streets of Amsterdam held every Friday night (2030, weather permitting) from Vondelpark Pavilion.

See the full annual sport calendar for Amsterdam

Festivals in Amsterdam and Netherlands (June 2024)

Holland Festival – The country’s biggest performing arts festival running most of June every year. The event features scores of performances including theatre, visual arts, classical, dance, opera and film. It normally attracts a high calibre of local and international performers. 77th edition will run 6-29 Jun 2024 at multiple locations in Amsterdam.

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Holland Festival 2023

Amsterdam Art Week – This event features various art exhibitions, performances, screenings, debates and gallery tours. 12th edition is expected 29 May to 2 Jun 2024 at various galleries and project spaces around Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Open Air – Outdoor music festival with camping area held over a weekend. Scheduled for 1-2 Jun 2024 at Gaasperpark, south-east Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Roots Festival – Well-established international performance art festival featuring music, dance, circus, theater, talks, spoken word and more. 42nd edition expected on June 2024 at Oosterpark.

Pinkpop – Large annual music festival running since 1970 which features major artists playing on 4 stages. Expected 21-23 Jun 2024, Megaland, Landgraaf in Limburg, south Netherlands.

See our complete festival calendar for Amsterdam

Fairs & Expos in Amsterdam (June 2024)

Evolution Fair – Dutch design & trade fair event for surface and pattern design in The Netherlands with international exhibitors. Runs 4-5 Jun 2024 at Transformatorhuis in Amsterdam.

Comedy & Shows in Amsterdam (June 2024)

Boom Chicago – Comedy and improv shows in English playing regularly at Rozentheater on Rozengracht. Book a Boom Chicago show

Amsterdam Magic Show – Monthly magic and comedy show with international performers. At Boom Chicago’s Rozentheater, Rozengracht in Amsterdam. 6 Jun 2024 (1930). Book the Amsterdam Magic Show here

Drew Lynch – The American stand-up comedian performs at Boom Chicago on 11 Jun 2024.

Classical Concerts & Theatre in Amsterdam (June 2024)

Internationaal Theater Amsterdam (ITA) – Amsterdam’s renowned theatre company performs shows in Dutch which have live English surtitles above the stage – for Thursday night shows at the Stadsschouwburg theatre.

The Man Who Fell From The Sky – Dance, aerial and floor acrobatics show intertwined with live music creating a compelling and poetic visual sequence. Runs 1 Jun 2024 at Meervaart Theater in Amsterdam.

Other Events in Amsterdam

Open Garden Days – Some 30 private gardens in Amsterdam open their doors to the public – runs 14-16 Jun 2024.

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Van Loon Museum gardens in Amsterdam

De Balie – The multimedia venue near Leidseplein in Amsterdam hosts regular events about current affairs, politics and culture.

Market Events in Amsterdam

Pure Markt – Regular market event with high quality produce, music, food stalls and other activities. 9 Jun 2024 (1100-1800) at Amstelpark, 23 Jun 2024 (1100-1800) at Amsterdamse Bos and 30 Jun 2024 (1100-1800) at Park Frankendael. Free entry

Sunday Market – Market events with a mix of fashion, design, arts, food and kids stuff. 2 Jun 2024 (1200-1800) at Westergas and 9 Jun 2024 (1100-1700) at De Hallen. Free entry

Museum Market – Museumplein hosts this Sunday market with arts and crafts, food and music. 16 Jun 2024 (1000-1800). Free entry

IJ-Hallen – Large weekend flea market event held at NDSM-wharf in north Amsterdam with 750 stands. 1-2 Jun 2024 (0900-1630) and 29-30 Jun 2024 (0900-1630).

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IJ-Hallen market at NDSM Amsterdam

The Maker Market – Weekend market features creative handmade products including jewelry, art and live music. Runs in the covered passage of De Hallen Amsterdam on 29 Jun 2024 (1100-1700) and 30 Jun 2024 (1200-1700). Free entry

Rock & Pop Concerts in Amsterdam & Netherlands (June 2024)

Anouk – 1 Jun, Ziggo Dome
Kane – 4/5/7/8/9 Jun, Ziggo Dome
Burna Boy – 9 Jun, Johan Cruijff ArenA
Jonas Brothers – 10 Jun, Ziggo Dome
Judas Priest – 10 Jun, AFAS Live
Scorpions – 11 Jun, Ziggo Dome
Rod Stewart – 12 Jun, Ziggo Dome
Eagles – 13 Jun, GelreDome Arnhem
IVE – 13 Jun, Ziggo Dome
Karol G – 14 Jun, Ziggo Dome
Green Day – 19 Jun, GelreDome Arnhem
Gladys Knight – 20 Jun, Carré
Pet Shop Boys – 26 Jun, AFAS Live
Bruce Springsteen – 27 Jun, Goffertpark Nijmegen

Amsterdam Transport Passes

The following multi-day transport tickets can help you get to the various events in and around Amsterdam:

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The AmsterdamTips.com What’s On in Amsterdam has been running monthly since 2008. Disclaimer: While we make every effort to keep this listing up-to-date, events can always be cancelled or re-scheduled at short notice. Please double-check with the event organisers.

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