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  • Experience what it was like for the common people who worked aboard the ships during the era of naval superiority in the past

  • See a recreation of an Inquisition Court to witness its terrifying influence over the populace

  • Watch a member of your group getting turned into a "prisoner" in a historical Dutch torture chamber at The Amsterdam Dungeon

  • Take a tour to The Amsterdam Dungeon to see the life and dark history of 500 years in the European City of Sin

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Must Know Before You Go
  • Re-entry is not allowed after you leave the venue.
  • The Amsterdam Dungeon is really dark and may cause difficulty in navigating the attraction for people who are visually impaired.
  • For security reasons, bringing large bags into The Amsterdam Dungeon is prohibited. Large bags and other luggage can be safely stored at Amsterdam's Central Station.
  • The Amsterdam Dungeon uses a variety of sound and light effects. If you are sensitive to this, please note that participation in the tour is at your own risk.
  • The tour is available in Dutch and English.
  • Outside food and drinks are not allowed inside the venue.
  • Carry your printed/mobile voucher. Enter the venue directly with your voucher.
  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details at the time of arrival.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of arrival.
  • Pregnant women or participants with neck or back conditions must notify a staff member at their entry with Amsterdam Dungeon tickets. Staff will brief you on information you must be aware of during the experience.
  • Amsterdam Dungeon tickets are not recommended for people who suffer from claustrophobia.
  • Fixed day ticket implies that this Amsterdam Dungeon ticket can only be redeemed on the date that you've booked the ticket, it won't be carried forward to next or any other day.
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Amsterdam Dungeons Overview

Step into the 500 years’ worth of the Dutch dark history at Amsterdam Dungeons, a famous attraction in the city. Characterised as a horror theatrical show, Amsterdam Dungeons have real dungeons, where you can indulge in a walking tour, and get to see a wide array of short horror-based shows, complete with special effects like light, sound as well as smell. A majority of the shows at dungeon Amsterdam take place in almost complete darkness, where the experienced actors are barely visible to the guests, which makes these shows even more thrilling, terrifying and almost spine-chilling.

Some of the most popular dungeons and dragons Amsterdam shows here also include scenes and events from history, such as the great Plague, torture systems in the Medieval eras, as well as a journey on a 17th century Dutch Far East Company ship. Opened to the public in 2006, Amsterdam Dungeons has been built inside an ancient church, which is still owned by the Dutch Reformed Church. Due to this, you can also find a myriad of neo-gothic elements from the church’s original structure, some of which date back to 1912. For someone who wishes to test their fears, and are brave enough to face the unknown, dungeon Amsterdam is the best place to be.

Attractions in Amsterdam Dungeons

Torture Chamber
Torture Chamber

One of the most infamous attractions in the dungeons and dragons Amsterdam shows is the Torture Chamber, the very first place that you visit in the dungeons. It is also one of the most graphic exhibits in the entire attraction, where actors dressed as prisoners and the Spanish are shown lined up against the wall before being tortured using different weapons and instruments, like the appendage cutter. The show also includes scenes where the torture devices are demonstrated in details. It is definitely not for the faint-hearted.


The next attraction included in the Amsterdam Dungeons is the VOC. This is a bar that dates back to the 18th century and gives the guests an insight into how the locals were forced to join the VOC. This was the nautical trading firm of the Dutch East India Company. The show also contains scenes where you can witness how these locals were ambushed and then forced to get on a replica ship, which is where they were then forced to work for Captain Piet Heyn and also fight the Spanish.

Ship's Doctor
Ship's Doctor

Next show in dungeons and dragons Amsterdam is that of the Ship’s Doctor. The setting here is that of a surgery room, where you can see how the ship’s doctors used to perform brutal and painful surgeries in the sea during the 18th century. This is another one of the more graphic shows, which can baffle even the doctors of today.

Council of Blood
Council of Blood

The shows at the dungeons and dragons Amsterdam also have the popular Council of Blood, which is a short film show about the terror and fear which the Spanish Inquisition created in the Netherlands in the 16th century. The show also has an inquisition court held in a similar manner to the way it was held in those times, which is sure to keep your breath stuck for a while.


When visiting the Amsterdam Dungeons, a show that you must definitely watch is that of Ghosts. Complete with realistic special effects like light, sounds, ambience and even smell, this show follows the ghost story of a woman who was convicted as a witch in the 16th century. This is when witch trials were quickly gaining popularity, and just like those times, the show displays the brutal torture of the woman before she is burned at Dam Square.

Labyrinth of Lost Amsterdam
Labyrinth of Lost Amsterdam

The Amsterdam Dungeon also has the Labyrinth of Lost Amsterdam as one of their attractions, which is available towards the end of the dungeons. This show represents a maze of mirrors, complete with immense eeriness, terror, fear and the unknown, as you explore and try to find your way in the disorienting streets of Amsterdam. It is one show that is sure to send chills down your spine.

The Great Plague
The Great Plague

At dungeon Amsterdam, you can get a chance to glimpse at the terrifying and devastating plague that killed millions of people in the year 1664. The Great Plague recreates the scenes that were witnessed in the streets of Amsterdam, where this killer disease affected and took the lives of those who lived here. The show is also a perfect way to gain an insight as to how, and why there were not so many people living on the streets after that year.


The e-Motion roller coaster ride of the Grim Reaper is amongst the most popular attractions at dungeon Amsterdam. Focussed on the legend of the Grim Reaper, this roller coaster winds around a real church from the 13th century, and is the perfect finale to your experience in the Dungeons. However, even though it was the perfect end to the Dungeon experience, the roller coaster has been officially closed since May 1st, 2014, and will not re-open.

History of The Amsterdam Dungeons

• Amsterdam Dungeons were built in 2006 and It is located inside a historical church owned by the Dutch Reformed Church, which dates back to the 1900s.

• The church boasts of a wide array of neo-gothic elements and features, some of which are still visible in the scenes of the dungeons and dragons Amsterdam shows.

• The church is built on the same spot where the Vatican Eucharistic Miracle of Amsterdam took place in the year 1345.

• The original structure of the chapel of the Amsterdam Dungeons dated back to the 14th century, and stood until 1908.

• During the construction of the Dungeons, the workers discovered a wide array of archaeological artefacts, including the graves of around 200 people, which were found under the floor of the church.

• A much bigger church was built in its place in 1912.

• Today, Amsterdam Dungeons boasts of a wide array of new technologies and special effects, which together offer guests a chance to get an in-depth understanding of some of the bleakest times in the history of the country through various shows.

• Some of these unique shows include scenes from the 17th century Dutch lifestyle, such as the Plague, the Rembrandt Workshop, and the Medieval torture, among others.

Know Before You Go Amsterdam Dungeons

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Opening Hours:

The Amsterdam Dungeons remain open from 11:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m. on all days of the week. You can reach the Dungeons by availing different modes of public transport in Amsterdam.

How to Reach:

  • By Foot: You can take a short 15-minutes’ walk to the Amsterdam Dungeon from the Amsterdam Central Station, or a 5-minutes’ walk from the Dam Square
  • By Tram: You can also avail tram 4, 14 or 24 from the Central Station to Rokin Station, which is located a few minutes away from the Dungeons
  • By Bus: You can avail buses from lines 170 and 172, to get to the Amsterdam Dungeons

Things to Do Near Amsterdam Dungeons

Amsterdam Museum
Amsterdam Museum

One of the best things to do near dungeon Amsterdam is to visit the Amsterdam Museum. Formerly known as the Amsterdams Historisch Museum, this is one place where you can learn about the history of the city. The museum has a wide range of items and exhibits related to the city’s history, ranging from the Middle Ages to the modern times. In addition to the original furnishings of the city orphanage, you can also witness numerous artefacts related to the Rasp House, where prisoners were forced to rasp wood to make sawdust. The museum has over 70,000 objects, including paintings, models, archaeological discoveries, photos and more.

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam

Witnessing the wax figures of famous personalities at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is another one of the top things to do near Amsterdam Dungeons. Just like the other Madame Tussauds in other parts of the world, this one is also home to numerous wax figurines of celebrities from different parts of the world, making it a popular attraction of the city. From sharing the stage with Lady Gaga to attending an awards ceremony with Doutzen Kroes, or even taking photographs with some of your favourite actors and actresses, you can do it all here.

Royal Palace Amsterdam
Royal Palace Amsterdam

Said to be home to hidden gems, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam is one of the best places to visit near dungeon Amsterdam. It is here where you can learn a lot about Great European history, in addition to admiring the many artefacts, paintings and sculptures that are present in the palace even today. Throughout the years in history, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam has also been used as a town hall for the magistrates, in addition to being ranked as the biggest governmental and secular building in all of Europe during the 17th century.

FAQ's of Amsterdam Dungeons

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    The tour of the Amsterdam Dungeons is available in two major languages, namely English and Dutch. The language for the tour is generally decided based on the total number of visitors attending the same.

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