What's worth seeing at Open Monumentendag?
August 31, 2009 12:59 PM   Subscribe

Is there anything worth going out of my way to see at Open Monumentendag in the Netherlands?

So it turns out I'm going to be in Amsterdam the weekend of September 12-13th, which coincides with Open Monumentendag:
European Heritage Days in the Netherlands
. It looks like the Doors Open events here in Canada, where you get to tour cool buildings that are usually not open to the public.

It seems like a great opportunity to see something unique, but not knowing the country very well, nor being able to read or speak Dutch, I'm not sure what is worth going to. Any Dutch folks see anything on this list that is unmissable? (Linking to the list of Amsterdam locations, but if there's anything a short train ride out of the city I'd be open to that too).
posted by Gortuk to Travel & Transportation around The Netherlands (1 answer total)
Most of those places are open to the public normally, you just don't have to pay an entrance fee during Open Monumentendag. The Nieuwe Kerk and Oude Kerk are quite nice, as are the Bible Museum (Bijbels Museum) and the Jewish Historical Museum (Joods Historisch Museum). I haven't been to Artis (the zoo) but I've heard it's cool, so the Artis Groote Museum might be worth a visit.
posted by transporter accident amy at 2:22 AM on September 1, 2009

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