Telefooncel postkantoor, Museum Het Schip

An exceptional postoffice

From 8 September 2020 Museum Het Schip will highlight the treasure of his collection: the formal postoffice by Michel de Klerk.

Private tour Bruno Taut: beyond fantasy

Visit the exhibition Bruno Taut: beyond fantasy through an exclusive private tour by Whatsapp, Skype or Facetime!

Campagnebeeld Bruno Taut

Bruno Taut: Beyond Fantasy

From 6 March 2020 to 17 January 2021, Museum Het Schip presents ‘Bruno Taut: Beyond Fantasy’.

The Island

June 23 - September 20 2020

“The Island” is an architectural and urban development project based on imagination.


Photo exhibition 'Stadjerspaleizen'

9 January - 26 February 2020

Exhibition with photographies from the book ‘Stadjerspaleizen’ by Norma van der Horst.

Bruno Taut - Schillerpark

Conference | Cooperative Housing - Lessons from the past, solutions for the future

Starting location: Museum Het Schip

How new forms of cooperative housing can tackle urgent housing challenges in Europe and the Netherlands.

Please download here the program of the symposium.



Annosh Urbanke takes photos of everyday scenes. This could be how the light illuminates a shopping arcade, the bite out of an apple, or the pattern of beer mats in a pub.

100 jaar Amsterdamse School

Hundred years of Amsterdam School

1 January - 31 December 2016

In 2016 we celebrate a hundred years of Amsterdam School!

Public Works and the Amsterdam School

16 February - 1 September 2018

The Public Works Department was the municipal service that, between 1856 and 1980, determined the appearance of Amsterdam to a great extent.

International Social Housing Festival 2017

13 June - 21 June 2017

A global celebration of the long tradition of decent, affordable housing for all aiming to generate convincing responses to current and future challenges.


Zonnestraal, Ship on the heath

9 May 2019 - 12 January 2020

The former Zonnestraal sanatorium, located on the Hilversum heath, is a unique example of modernist architecture.

Luxemburgbrug, ©Marcel Westhoff

Discover Plan South

"Plan Zuid" (urban planning of the South of Amsterdam by architect Berlage) has become world famous because of its special street plan and versatile housing.

De Dageraad, Burgemeester Tellegenstraat, ©Marcel Westhoff

100 years The Dageraad

6 December 2018 - 4 September 2019

In 2018 we celebrate the 100th birthday of the Dageraad! Visit the exhibition and find out more about this extraordinary housing complex.

Scheepvaarthuis, Prins Hendrikkade, ©Marcel Westhoff

Guided tour Shipping House

The Shipping House (or 'Scheepvaarthuis' in Dutch), is known as one of the first examples of Amsterdam School architecture. Museum Het Schip organizes guided tours on request.

Michel de Klerk

In this extended tour, the guide will focus on the extraordinary visual language of Michel de Klerk.

Zaanhof, ©Marcel Westhoff

Treasures of Social Housing

Treasures of Social Housing is an 1,5 hour extended guided tour given for groups on request.

Gaudí and the Amsterdam School

2 October 2018 - 31 March 2019

Museum Het Schip houses the beautiful exhibition Gaudí and the Amsterdam School. 

Vooraanzicht Dageraad, Burg. Tellegenstraat, © Marcel Westhoff

Daily tour The Dageraad

Discover this beautiful social housing block designed by Michel de Klerk and Piet Kramer.

Het Schip, Architectenzaal, ©Léontine Geffen-Lamers

Amsterdam School: constructed ideals

Admire our permanent exhibition about the Amsterdam School on the first floor of the museum!

Daily tour The Ship

One of our professional guides will tell you everything about the Amsterdam School and the history of social housing.