Are you planning to visit the Anne Frank House, and do you want to prepare for your visit? Here, you will find practical information about our facilities, special facilities for visitors with disabilities, and our Terms and Conditions for Visitors.
The following rules apply to all museum visits:
- In accordance to guidelines made by the Dutch government it is no longer mandatory to wear a face mask or keep your distance at 1.5 meters inside the museum. A COVID certificate is not required for entrance to the museum.
- Visitors aged 13 and over are required to show a COVID certificate for the introductory program prior to the museum visit. Our staff will ask for the QR code accompanied with identification at our entrance. EU travellers can show their European Digital COVID Certificate (EU DCC) on their own COVID app. Visitors from outside the EU must take a Dutch COVID test and upload this proof in the CoronaCheck app. They can make an appointment via www.testenvoortoegang.org.
- Are you visiting our museum café? We kindly ask visitors aged 13 and over to show their COVID certificate accompanied with identification.
- Always observe the hygiene measures;
- Always follow the instructions of the museum staff;
- Don't leave home in case of health problems. Visitors are welcome, provided that they and their family members have been free of complaints for at least 24 hours (If you have health issues related to Corona we are able to reschedule your booking. Please send an email to email@example.com);
- Pay by bank card or credit card.
The Anne Frank House is located in the city centre of Amsterdam, at Prinsengracht 263-267. The entrance to the museum is around the corner, at Westermarkt 20. It is a 20-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station. Alternatively, take tram 13 or 17 and get off at the Westermarkt stop. You can take all the time you need for your visit. On average, a visit takes an hour.
There are many stairs in the Anne Frank House. If you have difficulty walking, you may have trouble climbing the steep stairs.
In order to protect the original items in the museum and to avoid causing nuisance to other visitors, photography is not allowed in the museum.
Our cloakroom is currently closed, do not bring large bags!
The museum has a cloakroom where you can leave your coat, bag, umbrella, or buggy. Only bags that are smaller than an A4 sheet of paper can be carried inside. We do not have room to store large bags and backpacks, suitcases, or other large items. Please leave your luggage at your hotel or deposit it at Amsterdam Central Station, otherwise, you may not be able to visit the museum.
Free audio tour
The audio tour is key to your visit to the museum. It provides you with more information about the persecution of the Jews, the Second World War, the people in hiding, and their helpers. The audio tour is an essential addition to the stories told inside the museum and to the documents and objects you will see there.
The free audio tour is available in nine languages:
The museum cafe
After your visit, you can sit down and talk in the museum café, enjoying a beautiful view of the Prinsengracht. We offer a wide range of hot and cold drinks as well as various snacks and lunch dishes. The cafe can only be accessed through the museum. Payment is by bank or credit card only.
Are you visiting our museum café? We kindly ask visitors aged 13 and over to show their COVID certificate accompanied with identification from September 25, 2021.
Here, you can buy The Diary of Anne Frank, the museum catalogue, postcards, or one of our many other publications. Your purchase helps the Anne Frank House conserve the museum and contributes to our (educational) activities.
The museum shop keeps the same opening hours as the museum and can only be accessed through the museum. Payment is by bank or credit card only. The range of items sold in our shop is also available online.
Terms and conditions for visitors
We want everyone to have a pleasant visit. Our Terms and Conditions for Visitors are part of our efforts. These Terms and Conditions cover access to the museum, the code of conduct for visitors, and our complaints procedure, among other things.
Online Dispute Resolution
Our Terms and Conditions for Visiting and the agreement between the visitor and the Anne Frank House are subject to Dutch law. Any disputes arising between the visitor and the Anne Frank House as a result of this agreement shall be decided upon only by a judge having jurisdiction in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
If you have a problem with an online purchase and cannot resolve it with the Anne Frank House, you can use the Online Dispute Resolution-platform to send your complaint to an approved dispute resolution body. To submit a complaint on this site, you must be a resident of a country that's part of the EU.
Inside the museum
Frequently Asked Questions