The Amsterdam School, Het Schip Museum & Guided Buildngs Tour, Amsterdam

The School’s Museum ‘het Schip’ provides guided tours around the building and exhibits art of the Amsterdam School movement.
 
The world famous Arbeiderspaleis Het Schip, was built in 1919 by architect Michel de Klerk. The building earned its nickname 'Het Schip' (The Ship) because of its expressive masonry and wavy shapes. 
 
Museum Het Schip explores the Amsterdam School style of architecture in its social, political and artistic context.  The museum has a variety of interesting permanent displays about the School movement, including its background and sociological contributions to the city. You can also see a restored working-class flat and a collection of “street furniture” done in Amsterdam School style, including lamps, benches, trash bins and more. 
 
Museum Het Schip provide English guided walking tours past the most prominent buildings done in the Amsterdam School style, as well as tours of the interior of the Scheepvaarthuis. Explore the complexity and the craft work of the architecture of the Amsterdam School, and discover the undulating facades, the expressive brickwork, and the humorous details hidden within these Amsterdam monuments.  
 

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Portuguese Synagogue

The beautiful Portuguese Synagogue, is one of the most important legacies of the vibrant Jewish community in Amsterdam.  The architecture shows the self-confidence and wealth of the Jewish community in Amsterdam at the time it was built. It was the largest synagogue of its time and one of the biggest buildings of Amsterdam.  Contact our Amsterdam student trips experts at FHT Group Tours today and we will arrange this visit as par read more ...

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Without doubt he best way to explore Amsterdam is from the water, so this is a great adjunct for any student trips or study tours to Amsterdam for groups of all subject disciplines Take a tour on the Amstel which last an hour and discover the city's beautiful canals, lined with impressive canal houses and decorative facades. On the trip your group will get a chance to sail through the historic city centre, the IJ, see th read more ...

Anne Frank House

Located on the Prinsengracht canal, the Anne Frank House is dedicated to the young Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank, who hid from Nazi persecution with her family and four other people in hidden rooms at the rear of the building. After her capture in 1944 she was transferred to the death camp at Bergen Belsen and died from Typhus at the age of just 15. Her diary has become a symbol of the struggle against oppression and has been read more ...

Heineken Experience

Housed in one of the most impressive industrial heritage sites in Holland, the brewery where Heineken’s premium quality beer was brewed for a hundred years has been transformed into a sensational interactive tour through the  world of Heineken. Its buildings span two centuries, the main parts dating from 1867 (the original building) and 1930 (a working brewery until 1988). Contact our Amsterdam student group trips team at FHT Gr read more ...

World of Ajax

The Ajax Arena is a superb sporting venue to the south east of the city and home to the Iconic Dutch Football team. Stadium tours can be arranged on a daily basis through the Arena. During the 1-hour guided tour, student groups will learn all about the facilities of our stadium and the legendary AFC Ajax. You will be able to see the dug-out, pitch and also press area. Public Transport is by Metro 50 and&n read more ...

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