Welcome to De Nieuwe Kerk, the most well known church in the Netherlands. Here, kings are inaugurated, national heroes are buried and our current royal couple was married. For centuries, it was the place where all the people of Amsterdam could come together to celebrate life’s milestones or simply to meet each other. De Nieuwe Kerk – History & Royalty takes you on a journey through six hundred years of history that took place in this church. A fascinating journey that includes medieval secrets, royal traditions and free-spirit city-dwellers.
De Nieuwe Kerk
De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam is a museum that offers exhibitions about art, photography, and inspiring individuals and cultures. The church dates back to the Middle Ages; it was consecrated in 1409 and is also in use for national and royal events. It is located in the heart of Amsterdam, with the visitor entrance on Dam square.
For decades, De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam has been known for its high-profile exhibitions and events. With an average of 250,000 visitors a year, the church is one of the most popular exhibition venues in the Netherlands. It also plays a role of national significance, hosting royal ceremonies, official gatherings, and cultural events.
One of Amsterdam’s oldest and most impressive historical monuments, De Nieuwe Kerk is a place of inspiration, commemoration, and celebration in Dam Square, the heart of Amsterdam.