Learn more about our Amsterdam school trips
Anne Frank House
One of the most poignant visits in Amsterdam; this unremarkable building is where Anne Frank and seven members of her… Read More
Amsterdam Canal Cruises
Almost certainly the best way to see Amsterdam’s photogenic streets is from its famous canals. There are many different routes… Read More
Van Gogh Museum
Holding the world's largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh, this museum charts the development of van Gogh's artistic… Read More
The Rembrandt House Museum owns an almost complete collection of Rembrandt’s world-famous etchings. A changing selection is on permanent display… Read More
Resistance Museum Amsterdam
The permanent, bilingual exhibition of the Resistance Museum contains artefacts that tell the story of the Dutch Resistance. False ID… Read More
With close to one million exhibits, Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum is the largest museum of art and history in the Netherlands. It… Read More
Frequently Asked Questions
In order to make the most of everything Amsterdam has to offer, we would strongly recommend planning to spend around four days in the city on your next school trip.
Groups can visit Amsterdam any time of year. Naturally, in winter, the weather is a factor to consider. Meanwhile, in summer, there are more crowds to contend with. But nonetheless, Amsterdam is a suitable destination all year round.
Amsterdam is reachable via coach with a ferry crossing over the English Channel. Most school groups can depart from their school in the morning and reach Amsterdam by the afternoon or early evening.
As you most likely will have travelled to Amsterdam by coach, you will be able to use your coach throughout your trip if required.
Whether you're visiting Amsterdam to learn more about the Nazis and the Holocaust or not, we would highly recommend a visit to the Anne Frank House. You should also endeavour to take a boat trip along the city's famous canals - we think it's the best way to see Amsterdam! And if your group is interested in art, we would highly recommend a visit to the Van Gogh Museum.
Yes, one of our favourite free things to do in Amsterdam is simply to explore the city centre. For lovely views across the eastern docklands area, you could head up to the rooftop terrace of the NEMO Science Museum. And the lovely Rijksmuseum Gardens are also free to the public.
Yes, Amsterdam is a fantastic destination for a number of subjects, including history, art, science, religious studies and music, making it a great choice for a cross-curricular school tour.
School trips designed by teachers for teachers
Originally founded by teachers in 1986, we understand the pressures on you as Group Leader and are here to make the process of running your school trip as easy as possible.
School trips tailored to your curriculum
We'll design your trip around your specific learning objectives and curriculum, to ensure your school trip is a truly educational experience.
Health & safety prioritised
As a proud Assured Member of the School Travel Forum, the health and safety of your group is always our priority.
Support every step of the way
We'll be with you every step of the way, from your very first enquiry until the moment you return home, including 24-hour support while you’re on your school trip.
Financially secure school trips
We're ABTA bonded and all our air tours are ATOL protected, so you can be sure that your school trip is financially secure.
Rewarding loyalty scheme
You'll earn loyalty points from your very first school trip with Halsbury. These can be used towards a discount on your school trip or a free gift for your school.