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Admission prices 2017
Adult € 16,50
Children under 13 years old € 9,50
Opening hours
Summer (March 25 till Oct 29)
Daily open from 10:00 - 21:00. The last experience starts at 20:00.
Winter (Oct 29 till March 25)
Daily open from 10:00 - 20:00. The last experience starts at 19:00.
A visit to THIS IS HOLLAND lasts 1 hour on average.

Adjusted opening hours
Event, 19 Apr. 2018 closed all day
Christmas Eve, 24 Dec. 2018 from 10:00 to 18:00
Christmas Day, 25 Dec. 2018 from 10:00 to 18:00
Boxing Day, 26 Dec. 2018 from 10:00 to 18:00
New Year’s Eve, 31 Dec. 2018 from 10:00 to 18:00
New Year’s Day, 1 Jan. 2019 from 11:00 to 20:00
THIS IS HOLLAND is accessible for wheelchair and wheeled walker users. People with disabilities are given priority entry and can make use of the lift near the entrance. Visitors who cannot get out of their wheelchairs unaided can nevertheless enjoy THIS IS HOLLAND from a dedicated motionless platform in the Flying Theatre, from which they can experience the flight while remaining in their wheelchair. During the 8-minute flight, they will be accompanied by our staff. Their own accompanying persons are not permitted to remain with them during this part of the flight, for safety reasons. There is a dedicated waiting area where accompanying persons may wait. Persons accompanying wheelchair-dependent visitors are admitted free of charge. No more than one person is allowed to accompany a wheelchair-dependent person.

Pets are not permitted in THIS IS HOLLAND.

Assistance dogs
Assistance dogs that have completed their training are admitted. They can be registered at the ticket desk on the day. Our staff may request to see a medical certificate.

Payment options
At THIS IS HOLLAND we prefer payment by debit or credit card. We accept Visa Card, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro and debit cards from all Dutch banks.

Bags and luggage
Large backpacks and bags should be stored in the lockers near the entrance. We do not have facilities to store luggage such as suitcases and trolley bags or large items such as prams, strollers and folding bicycles. Small handbags no larger than A3 size (297 mm x 420 mm) may be taken into the attraction and must be placed under your chair in the Flying Theatre. If your bag exceeds A3 size, you may be refused entry to the Flying Theatre.

Photos & videos
You are not allowed to take photos and videos while in the Flight Experience.
Address and route

Address, route and public transport
THIS IS HOLLAND is the iconic circular building between A’DAM Lookout and the EYE Film Museum opposite Central Station, on the north bank of the river IJ. Take the free shuttle ferry to Buiksloterweg, which departs from outside Central Station every three minutes. Enjoy the view during the crossing!

On arrival at Amsterdam Central Station, follow the signs to the IJ side (IJ-zijde). When you reach the river, turn left and walk to the free ferry (to Buiksloterweg), which will take you across the IJ. On disembarking, turn left and walk (two minutes!) to THIS IS HOLLAND.

A free shuttle ferry to Buiksloterweg runs 24/7 from Amsterdam Central Station to the north shore of the river IJ. Journey time is three minutes). Embark via the two middle pontoons. On disembarking, turn left. It’s two minutes’ walk to THIS IS HOLLAND.

Car route and parking
Drive to Van der Pekstraat and then follow the temporary signs to EYE/LOOKOUT/THIS IS HOLLAND.

THIS IS HOLLAND is reachable via the IJ tunnel and A10 circular road (Ringweg A10). From either of these you continue as follows:
  • on the S116 take the exit to S118 over Johan van Hasseltweg;
  • at the traffic lights turn left into Mosplein;
  • at the roundabout take the third exit: Hagendoornweg;
  • on Hagendoornweg take the fourth exit right (just before the church on the left), signposted bootdienst (ferry service). You are now on Meidoornweg;
  • at the end of Meidoornweg turn left and then first right, towards Van der Pekbrug;
  • this road brings you to the parking garage between THIS IS HOLLAND and EYE.
Note that the parking garage may be temporarily difficult to access due to construction works in the area. Take care to follow the signs, to avoid unnecessary detours or getting lost.

Coaches are not permitted to park at THIS IS HOLLAND, but may drop off and pick up passengers. Coach parking is available at P7: Mt. Ordinaweg (NDSM)
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