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Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the capital of Netherlands and is the biggest city in the country. A part form being the cultural and financial capital, it is also a well-known tourist destination. The city boasts of a number of renowned tourist spots. The Anne Frank House is one of the most popular and much visited places by the tourists.

Anne Frank House is museum established in remembrance to Anne Frank, the Jewish wartime diarist. In order to escape from the Nazi prosecution, Anne Frank with her family and 4 other person hid in the back portion of the building. To portrays the times and life of Anne Frank, the building was transformed into an exhibition place and it portrays all types of discrimination and prosecution.

A visitor visiting the museum will learn the following story about Anne Frank

In 1940, Anne Frank’s father Otto Frank, a Jewish by birth, moved his office into the present day museum building. The first floor of the building housed the offices of the employees of Frank, Bep Voskuijl, Miep Gies, and Johannes Kleiman. The office of Otto Frank was on top of the warehouse .The floors below the ware house served as the hiding place for Otto Frank and his family, when the Nazis were searching for them. He along with his wife Edith and 2 daughters, (among them Anne Frank was the youngest daughter aged 15 years) and four other Jews were in hiding for a period of two years in that place. However, they were betrayed by their own trusted people, who showed them to the Nazis. The family was sent to the concentration camps, where they were put to death. Only Otto Frank was the lone surviving family member.

Anne Frank recorded her hiding experiences in her book, The Diary of Anne Frank. A visitor visiting the museum can see the secret rooms used by the Anne Frank and her family.

Though you would have seen her in book and watch her in movies, a visit to the museum will give a clear picture of how she faced life and endured the troubles during hiding.


The museum is located at Prinsengracht 263-267 in the hub of Amsterdam. From the Central station, it only takes a 20 minutes journey to the museum. You can also take buses 170, 172 and 174 and trams 13, 14 and 17 and get down at the Westermarkt’, which is the nearest stop to the museum.

Opening hours

The museum is normally opened form 9am to 7 pm daily

Admission fees

For Adults it is euro 9

For kids in the age group of Age 10-17, it is euro 4.50

For kids in between the age of 0 to 9 years, the admission is free


Anne Frank House
Prinsengracht 267 1016 GV Amsterdam, Netherlands
020 5567105

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