The entrance to the museum
The Amsterdam Museum is a museum in Amsterdam. Before 2011 it was called the Amsterdams Historisch Museum. It is in the old orphanage between Kalverstraat and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal.
Since 1975, the museum has been in a building that was first built in 1580 as Amsterdam's orphanage.
The museum has paintings and old photographs and a cafe.
Images for kids
Regents of the old city orphanage, painting by Abraham de Vries can still be seen in the wall of the regent's room where it was installed in 1633 CE.
One of the modern galleries in Amsterdam Museum.