What's happening in Amsterdam, Netherlands for visitors, locals and expats during February 2023.
Museums and Exhibitions in Amsterdam (February 2023)
surprise amsterdam– A new immersive audio-visual experience with 7 stages ranging from intense, interactive to relaxing.Excellent for a group activity.Located in a former industrial nightclub in the West Port district of Amsterdam. Excellent for a group activity.Book tickets for Amaze Amsterdam here
our home- A newmuseum of electronic music culturein the center of Amsterdam. Take a 75-minute digital storytelling journey and explore the evolution of dance music through interactive installations. HimDefining Moments of the Exhibitioncovers 4 decades of electronic music from Kraftwerk to superstar DJs.Book your tickets for Nossa Casa here
CALLE- A unique experience. the biggest in the worldmuseum of street art and graffitiin an 8,000 m² shed on the NDSM quay and displaying around 150 works of art, all made on site.Book your STRAAT tickets here
next museum– The first “new media art” museum in the Netherlands to have large-scale multi-sensory immersive exhibitions.UFO – Unidentified Fluid Other, an exhibition that examines the boundaries of the physical and virtual worlds. From June 11, 2022 to April 30, 2023. Located in the north district of Amsterdam, open every day.Book Nxt Museum tickets here
Museum Rijks– The Rijksmuseum’s rich collection (including Rembrandt’s Night Watch) is a must-see in Amsterdam.Vermeer, the largest exhibition of paintings by Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675). The Delft-based artist is famous for his tranquil interior scenes and his use of bright colors and lights. From February 10th to June 4th, 2023.Book tickets for the Vermeer exhibition here
Museum Van Gogh– Popular museum with the world's largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh.Choosing Vincent: From Family Heirlooms to World-Famous Collection, how Van Gogh's family helped establish his legacy. From February 10th to April 10th, 2023.Book Van Gogh Museum tickets here
House of Anne Frank– The Prinsengracht canal house in Amsterdam, where Anne Frank wrote her famous wartime teenage diary while hiding from the German occupation.
[For further understanding,Book an Anne Frank walking tour herewhich lasts 2 hours and explores the Jewish quarter of Amsterdam]
amsterdam– Social media experience with 30 eye-catching installs to create content for Instagram and TikTok.Good for individual visitors and groups.Located near Amstel station.Book Youseum Amsterdam tickets here
Urban– Amsterdam's leading modern and contemporary art museum.BASE URBANAit is a permanent installation with around 400 pieces.Book your Stedelijk tickets here
the new church–The century of Juliana, a queen and her ideals, a large exhibition about the former Dutch queen who reigned between 1948 and 1980, with more than 100 art objects from the Royal Collections. From October 15, 2022 to April 9, 2023.
MOCO museum– The popular museum of modern and contemporary art on Museumplein.Banksy: laugh nowIt has a varied selection of works by the anonymous British street artist. Additionally, MOCO Masters features the likes of Warhol, Basquiat and Koons.Book tickets for the MOCO Museum here
Tropical Museum– Ethnographic Museum with fascinating exhibits on non-Western cultures.Book Tropenmuseum tickets here
The Maritime Museum– National Maritime Museum presentshumans not sea, a photographic exhibition of how venturing into the sea can transform a life. From October 7, 2022 to May 28, 2023.Book Scheepvaartmuseum tickets here
fashion museum for good– Know where your clothes come from and discover the innovations that are shaping the future of fashion.Book Fashion For Good tickets here
royal palace– Visit the grand Royal Palace on Dam Square, including the impressive Citizens' Hall.Book tickets for the Royal Palace here
Hermitage–Rembrandt and His Contemporaries, Historical Paintings from the Leiden Collection, an exhibition of 35 paintings from one of the most important private collections of 17th-century Dutch painting. From February 4th to August 27th, 2023.
Amsterdam Museum @Hermitage–The Maasdamme Collection, an exhibition of dioramas depicting scenes from Dutch colonial history. From October 16, 2022 to March 12, 2023.Book Amsterdam Museum tickets here
Museum of the Mind (Art from Outside)– This museum at the Hermitage showcases extraordinary art by unconventional artists who received no formal training.31553580 (Obsession) with Numbers and Schemes, an exhibition about the world of logic, art and structure. From September 22, 2022 to August 27, 2023.
city archives– The City Archive of Amsterdam presentsAll those people from Amsterdam… Photos 1935-1975, an exhibition of animated photographs from the 20th century. From October 27, 2022 to February 12, 2023.
Great ARTIS Museum– Opening in late spring 2022, the exciting new Groote Museum lets you explore your place in the world of the living with beautifully presented installations and exhibits.Book your Groote Museum tickets here
old church–Ibrahim Mahama: Garden of Scars, Ghanaian artist's installation exhibition featuring over 800 memorial stones. From November 5, 2022 to March 19, 2023.
FOAM Museum of Photography–Paul Kooiker, MODA, a wide range of images from the leading Dutch photographer of his fashion commissions, all taken on an iPhone. From December 9, 2022 to February 12, 2023.Book FOAM tickets here
marseille house–Samuel Fosso, a major retrospective exhibition by the Cameroonian-French photographer with more than 200 works. From December 10, 2022 to March 12, 2023.
EYE Film Museum–Saodat Ismailova: 18,000 words, a retrospective show by the artist and filmmaker focused on the hidden world of myths and rituals in Central Asia. From January 21st to June 4th, 2023.Book tickets for the EYE Film Museum here
SORA- Kinetic light installation with amazing surround sound.Sora(which means 'sky' in Japanese) was specially choreographed by creative studio NONOTAK. The exhibition has a limited run at Gashouder in Amsterdam from January 6th to February 5th, 2023 only.
corporeal worlds– Display of plastinated specimens from human bodies at the permanent site on Damrak. The exhibition focuses on happiness.Book Body Worlds tickets here
Museum of Hashish, Marijuana and Hemp–Get High: Insanity, Weed, and Tattoos, long-term exhibition from June 18, 2022 to February 23, 2023.Book tickets here
Micropia– The only museum in the world dedicated to microbes and microorganisms.Book Micropia tickets here
Rijks de Schiphol Museum– Amsterdam Airport is home to a small selection of works from the Rijksmuseum collection. The museum is located on Holland Boulevard (between lounges 2 and 3 on non-Schengen departures) and is open 24 hours for passengers.Free entry
Amsterdam city passes
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Sport in Amsterdam and the Netherlands (February 2023)
Ajax home games at Johan Cruijff Arena Amsterdam:
Ajax x RKC WaalwijkFebruary 12, 2023 (1645)
Ajax x FC Union BerlinFebruary 16, 2023 (1845) – Europa League
Ajax vs SpartaFebruary 19, 2023 (1645)
ABN Amro Tournament– The ATP Tennis Tour event will take place at Ahoy in Rotterdam from February 11th to 19th, 2023. Big turnout of the top 20 players in the 50th edition.
UCI Cyclocross World Championships– The 2023 world championships will take place in Hoogerheide, the Netherlands from February 4-5, 2023.
Apollo Amsterdam (BNXT League) home game at Apollohal in Amsterdam:
Apollo Amsterdam x Den Helder SunsFebruary 18, 2023 (2030)
Partidos em casa de los Amsterdam Tigers (IJHL Eredivisie) e el Jaap Eden Hal Amsterdam:
Amsterdam Tigers x Red Eagles's-HertogenboschFebruary 4, 2023 (1745)
Tigres de Amsterdam x Eindhoven KemphanenFebruary 18, 2023 (1745)
Amsterdam Tigers x Tilburg TrappersFebruary 25, 2023 (1745)
See the full yearbookamsterdam sports schedule
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Festivals in Amsterdam (February 2023)
IMPRO Amsterdam– Festival of improvised theater that attracts high-level international improvisers. From February 25 to March 4, 2023 (27th edition) at the Zonnehuis Theater in Amsterdam.
See our completeAmsterdam Festival Calendar
Comedy and shows in Amsterdam (February 2023)
Magic show in Amsterdam– Monthly magic and comedy show with international artists. At Boom Chicago's Rozentheater, Rozengracht in Amsterdam, on Thursday, February 2, 2023 (2000).Book Amsterdam Magic Show tickets here
boom de chicago– Comedy and improvisation shows in English at the Rozentheater on Rozengracht.Reserve Boom Chicago aqui
ricky gervais– The English comedian interprets hisarmageddonconcert at AFAS Live in Amsterdam on February 9/10, 2023.
Classical Music and Theater Concerts in Amsterdam (February 2023)
Amsterdam International Theater (ITA)– Amsterdam's renowned theater company presents shows in Dutch with English subtitles live on stage for Thursday night shows at the Stadsschouwburg theatre.
Concert in the Old Church– Silence concert series with solo pianistDjuwa Mroiviliand Oude Kerk Amsterdam on February 3, 2023 (0800-0900).
Other events in Amsterdam
Amsterdam dinner cruise– 120-minute night cruise along the canals of Amsterdam with 3-course meal and drinks. Open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday (1930) in February.Check dinner cruise availability here
Ice*Amsterdam– Put your skates on and hit the spectacular Museumplein ice rink in the shadow of the Rijksmuseum. Valid from November 12, 2022 to February 5, 2023.
the accountant– The multimedia venue near Leidseplein in Amsterdam hosts regular events on current affairs, politics and culture.
Amsterdam market events
sunday market– Sunday market in Westergas with a mix of fashion, design, arts, food and stuff for kids. February 5, 2023 (1200-1800).Free entry
Museum Market– Museumplein hosts this Sunday market with crafts, food and music. February 19, 2023 (1000-1800).Free entry
IJ Halls– Large weekend flea market event held at NDSM Pier in North Amsterdam with 500 indoor stalls. February 18 to 19, 2023 (0900-1630).
Rock & Pop Concerts in Amsterdam (February 2023)
Robbie Williams– February 13, Ziggo Dome
Eros Ramazzotti– February 16, Ziggo Dome
Dropkick Murphy– February 17, Ziggo Dome
The crazy ones– February 17, AFAS live
Amsterdam travel/transport resources
Prepare your trip to Amsterdam in advance.
Unlimited single-day/multi-day GVB tickets– Entry from 1 to 7 days (9€ a 41€). Valid on all GVB transport (trams/metro/buses) in Amsterdam 24 hours a day.Book 1 to 7 day GVB tickets online hereand pick up in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam travel ticket– 1/2/3 day card (18€/24€/30€) combine airport train/bus travel with unlimited GVB transport in Amsterdam. Valid per day (not 24 hours).book online hereand pick up in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam and region travel ticket– 1/2/3 day card (21€/31,50€/40,50€) for unlimited travel throughout the Amsterdam region. Valid per day (not 24 hours) on NS trains (in the region), regional buses and Amsterdam GVB transport.book online hereand pick up in Amsterdam.
hotels– Book your hotel in Amsterdam hereacrossBooking.com, which offers a wide selection of hotels and free cancellation if plans change. also has arange of hostels in amsterdamfor those on a budget.
Taxi–snow taxiis a reliable taxi company that offers trips to anywhere in the Netherlands, including Amsterdam and to/from the airports. Offers competitive fixed rates. You maybook with Sneleentaxi here
International Trains– You can check timetables, prices and make reservations for all international train services to/from Hollandon the NS International website
Disclaimer: While we do our best to keep this list up to date, events can always be canceled or rescheduled at short notice. Check with event organizers.