Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam has re-opened after years of renovation and refurbishment. With a brand new wing, the Stedelijk now has more space than ever to show its famous collection and put on renowned and influential exhibitions.
Museum Het Schip is located in the world famous workers palace designed by the architect Michel de Klerk. Now it is a unique museum about the the Amsterdam School movement.
A Literary and Cultural Walking Tour This unique tour will take you off the beaten track and past some noteworthy spots in Amsterdam’s literary and cultural life, from mainstream to alternative. Heading into the heart of the historical Jordaan, your friendly local guide will provide insights into the fascinating history of this beautiful city and its inhabitants, as seen through the eyes of writers, poets and thinkers who have made their homes here. . Anyone who loves the printed word and wants to know more about the fascinating literary and cultural history of Amsterdam will be entertained and informed in equal measure.
The tour starts and ends at the intimate English Bookshop on the Lauriergracht (Lauren canal), the port of call for the English-language reading and writing community of Amsterdam.
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