Museum of the Canals (Het Grachtenhuis)

The story of our canals

The Museum of the Canals takes you on a whirlwind tour through 400 years of history. Situated in a beautifully restored canal house, this museum shows why the creation of the Amsterdam canals was so special and why it’s still special today. The Museum of Canals is for everyone who loves or is just about to fall in love with the city of Amsterdam.

A free audio guide is available in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Chinese (Mandarin).

Herengracht 386, 1016 CJ Amsterdam

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