Anne Frank Museum

Learn about the life of Anne Frank, and find out why she became such an icon for her famous diary

Travel back to the dark days of World War II on a walking tour of Amsterdam, as it would have been seen through the eyes of Anne Frank. Visit the Jewish neighborhood, home to a Portuguese synagogue and museum. Look for traces of war on characteristic Amsterdam buildings, and find out how a teenage girl in an attic became an icon.

Anne Frank was just 13 when she and her family were forced into hiding in the attic of an old canal house on Amsterdam’s Prinsengracht. Journey back to the horrors and hopes of World War II, and learn what life was like for the city’s Jewish residents during the German occupation from 1940 to 1945.

Your guide is an expert on all things Amsterdam. They’ll know just where to take you to point out the scars of war, and how to move you with tales of the Frank family.

Learn why and how the Dutch tried to co-exist with the occupying army. Find out how Anne Frank became a symbol of suppression, and discover secret hiding places used by the Dutch resistance!

Ideal for fans of European history, this tour is an educational and scenic tribute to Amsterdam’s rich past and thriving present.

This tour does not include access to the Anne Frank House.

Anne Frank Walking Tour

An insight into Anne Frank’s life, synagogues, and war history

Important information

Please note that this tour doesn’t include entrance to the Anne Frank House, next to where the tour will end

Comfortable shoes are recommended

Discover secret WWII hiding places, and visit the Jewish neighborhood with its synagogue and museum

Get a real insight into how the Jewish community lived, survived, and still thrives in Amsterdam

Instructions & information

Show your smartphone ticket to your guide at the meeting point, right in front of the Jewish Historical Museum

You must arrive 15 minutes before the tour starting time

Your guide will be holding an orange umbrella


Jewish Cultural Quarter
Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1, 1011 PL, Amsterdam

Opening hours
Monday: 9.00 – 17.00
Tuesday: 9.00 – 17.00
Wednesday: 9.00 – 17.00
Thursday: 9.00 – 17.00
Friday: 9.00 – 17.00
Saturday: 9.00 – 17.00
Sunday: 9.00 – 17.00