Visitor information

The Oude Kerk is open daily. Check our opening hours and plan your visit.

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Oude Kerk Amsterdam
Oudekerksplein 23
1012 GX Amsterdam
T 020 625 8284

The Oude Kerk is a place for contemporary art located in Amsterdam's oldest building. The church is located in the middle of Amsterdam's historic city centre between the Warmoesstraat and the Oudezijds Voorburgwal, a few minutes' walk from Central Station. Every year, the Oude Kerk presents two major commissions and an extensive in-depth public programme. Special historical period rooms with objects from our archive surround the church space. In addition, the Oude Kerk has a museum shop with an extensive range of (art) books and design articles. Netsled in a historical annexe of the Oude Kerk, the Koffischenkerij offers a serene retreat in the bustling city centre. Here you can enjoy delicious coffee, teas, lemonade and cake  its beautiful courtyard garden is open daily from 09:00 - 18:00. The tastiest coffee, tea, lemonade and cake are served here.

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Open hours
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday: 13:00 - 17:30

Adjusted opening hours October 2023 due to the install of the new exhibition
The Oude Kerk will be closed on October 2 and 3 and from October 17 to 20 in connection with the construction of the new exhibition Calling by artist Meredith Monk. From October 9 to 16, the Oude Kerk has limited access. During that period, you can visit one of the side chapels for free and get a behind-the-scenes look at the construction. Read more about the exhibition here.

Closed on
April 27 (King's Day), December 25 (Christmas Day) and during the build-up and breakdown of a new exhibition (check the homepage for current opening hours). The Oude Kerk is open on all other holidays.

Admission prices
Adult: € 13.50
Student or 13-17 years: € 7
Child 6-12: € 3.50
Child 1-5: Free
CJP-kaart: € 7
Dutch Museum Card, I Amsterdam City Card, ICOM, Vriendenloterij VIP-kaart, Stadspas, Vriendenpas Oude Kerk: Free

Tickets are available both online and at the entrance. An admission ticket gives you access to both the exhibition in the church hall and the historical side rooms with the permanent collection. Our free audio tour (available in Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian) takes you through the history and highlights of the Oude Kerk.

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The Oude Kerk is an eight-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station. The old city centre is difficult to access by car. We recommend you come by public transport.

Plan your route to the Oude Kerk with Google Maps or 9292 OV.


The Q-Park parking garage entrance is at Beursplein 15, next to the Bijenkorf department store. Paid parking applies throughout the city centre.


We want everyone to be able to visit the Oude Kerk comfortably. We regret that not all of our historic building is fully wheelchair accessible. People with disabilities may bring an accompanying person free of charge.


We have an accessible toilet.

Nappy changing facilities

There is a changing table for babies and small children in the accessible toilet.

Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome. Please keep dogs on a leash.


If you need assistance in the Oude Kerk, please call +31 (0)20 625 82 84. We shall come and help you as soon as possible.