For this special event, the Maritime Museum will open its doors after hours. During a special guided tour you will learn all about the art of navigation and the use of light in shipping. Following this, a boat takes you along the impressive Light Festival Water Colours.
The end of the summer has arrived. Time for a new edition of Special!
Once again, we have put together a varied programme of special events. These events are just a little different to others and each of them has something extra. There is sure to be something enticing for you among them. Think, for example, of an exclusive maritime evening full of light, a gastronomic train journey or a peek into the world of the iconic Louis Vuitton brand.
Is there an event which appeals to you? Then book tickets ahead of time!
Complete Dudok experience in Hilversum
Pale yellow bricks, sleek lines, geometrical shapes. Dudok´s constructions are exceptionally characteristic. As the city’s master builder, he designed 75 buildings for Hilversum and thus gave the city a recognisable appearance. During an architectural walking tour through the city, you will here all about his work. This is followed by a visit to the masterpiece of his oeuvre: the Raadhuis. A masterpiece, inside and out.
A huge voice in a small church
A magnificent voice deserves to be heard in a splendid location. Trijntje Oosterhuis has just such a magnificent voice. A voice which is completely at home in an idyllic church such as the Buiksloterkerk. This church with its splendid light interior only has room for 220 guests. You have the exclusive opportunity to join Trijntje when she sings the most beautiful songs from her repertoire, accompanied by an orchestra.
A football experience in the Amsterdam ArenA
Have you always wanted to attend an Ajax football match? Then, this is your chance. We have been able to get tickets for 4 sporting matches: Ajax vs. Willem II, Heerenveen, Roda JC and AZ. An Ajax icon will talk you through the match beforehand so that the game is even more exciting.
Valuable treasures from an illustrious past
After years of having sailed the world’s seas, the ss (Steam Ship) Rotterdam is now permanently moored at the Katendrecht Dock. The legendary flagship of the Holland America Line exudes history. Together with our experts, you will discover the rich past of this special ship and its authentic interior, which contains an array of works of art. Includes a stylish high tea.
Five generations of Louis Vuitton
The unequalled craftsmanship and the innovative designs of the bag and suitcase brand Louis Vuitton Malletier has attracted clients from all around the world for five generations already, including many stars. Step into the exuberant and rich history of this legendary brand during an exposition in the Beurs van Berlage.
See how flavourings grow
Have you ever wondered what a lime leaf or a tamarind looks like? Asian flavourings which transform meals into something delicious. In the tropical greenhouses of the Hortus Botanicus Leiden, you can not only see these top flavourings grow but also smell and taste them.
Nature in the city
This autumn sees the release of the nature film "De Wilde Stad" (The Wild City). The film throws a different light on the city, with its many unnoticed wild animals and plants. Enjoy this special film during an exclusive film evening in the Paviljoen Circle in Amsterdam. Forest warden, Arjan Postma, known from TV and a master storyteller, shares his personal vision beforehand.
Grand hotel Amrâth Amsterdam
Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam is located in the Scheepvaarthuis, a prime example of and monument to the Amsterdam School. The hotel opened in 2007. Prior to opening, the Scheepvaarthuis underwent significant renovation to restore it to its former glory. Enjoy the luxury, art and history of the place during an exclusive presentation and tour of this splendid hotel.
Travelling with astronaut André Kuipers
André Kuipers has seen Earth in a way only a few people have: from space. He flew two missions for in total 204 days. To celebrate “60 years of space travel”, he shares his experiences during SpaceExperience-Live. A spectacular live show in which André takes you through the universe full of stars, planets and flying objects.
An afternoon in luxury
The world famous Amstel Hotel is already renowned for its High Tea, and now the hotel is proud to present a new concept: the Late Tea! This is a dinner with specially prepared dishes served, not with tea, but with refreshing cocktails based on tea. And before you take your place at one of the beautifully decorated tables, you will also be taken on an exclusive tour around the luxury hotel itself.