The Nazis & The Holocaust
Students will learn about life under Nazi rule, the devastation of the Holocaust, and WW2 combat.
Inspire your art students with the works of Rembrandt, Van Gogh, and more in Amsterdam's museums.
Art Day Trip
Spend an inspiring day in Amsterdam exploring the city's many incredible art galleries and museums.
Bring science to life with a visit to Space Expo, the visitor centre of the European Space Agency.
Discover the tragic consequences of religious hatred during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
Learn more about our Amsterdam school trips
Frequently Asked Questions
In order to make the most of everything Amsterdam has to offer, we would strongly recommend planning to spend around 4 days in Amsterdam on your 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 trip.
Why choose Halsbury?
Here are just a few reasons why teachers choose Halsbury for educational school trips that inspire.
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.