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Address and opening hours

The Plancius building is situated in the Plantage district, a developing ‘museum district’ near the Jewish Historical Museum, the Maritime Museum, the Netherlands’ largest science center Nemo and the ethnographic Tropenmuseum.



Plantage Kerklaan 61
1018 CX Amsterdam
020-620 25 35  



Opening hours

View the current opening hours and see on which holidays the museum is closed. 


Monday - Friday: 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday:
11 am - 5 pm


Public Holiday

1st January - New Year: closed
10th April - Second Easter Day: 11 am - 5 pm
27th April - Kingsday: closed
18th May - Ascension Day: 11 am - 5 pm
29th May - Whit Monday: 11 am - 5 pm
25th December - Christmas Day: closed
26th December - Boxing Day: 11 am - 5 pm


How to get there

The Resistance Museum is located at Plantage Kerklaan 61, diagonally across the main entrance to Artis Zoo. The museum is easily accessible by public transport.

Road closure from 12 June to 23 July 2023

Usually the museum is also easliy accessible by car, but from 12 June to 23 July, several roads around the museum will be closed to car traffic during the day. During these six weeks, the Municipality of Amsterdam will examine the effects on traffic, safety and liveability in the area. The roads are always open for emergency services and public transport. Nothing will change for cyclists and pedestrians. Between 11pm and 6am, the roads will be open to everyone. 

  • Tram
    The museum is only a short tram ride away from Amsterdam Central Station. Take Tram 14 to stop at “Artis” and then walk here, see map >

    The museum is reachable through metro lines 51, 53 and 54. Stop at “Waterlooplein”, take the exit “Artis” and from there it is only a short walking distance, see map >

    Or rather take bus line 43 or 22 to stop at “Kadijksplein” and walk here, see map >

    Hop on-Hop off Amsterdam

    • 16 languages available on the bus
    • Ticket valid for 24 or 48 hours
    • Panoramic roof
    • Combine sightseeing and getting around
    • Many discounts for museums and attractions
      Stop 4 is near The Resistance Museum. See the website.
  • 1.7 km from de Dam (Dam Square), see map >. From Central Station 2 km, see map >

    32 minutes walk
    Anne Frank House - Dutch Resistance Museum,  see map >

  • The Artis parking lot is accessible to coaches with a waiver. This dispensation includes primary school pupils, the elderly and people with disabilities.

    Groups not eligible for an exemption can stop at the Scheepvaartmuseum (Kattenburgerstraat 1) and the Portuguese Synagogue (Weesperstraat 63).