Anne Frank’s House
Discover the place where Anne Frank hid from Nazi persecutors during the Second World War with a visit to the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. Hidden away at Prinsengracht 263, a 17th century house alongside the canal, the Franks spent more than two years in their Secret Annex here until their arrest in 1944.
The museum was set up by Anne’s father Otto Frank, who survived the war. You’ll find out more about the family’s poignant story as you walk through the fascinating exhibits and displays. Stepping inside, you’ll discover the life of a young girl whose writing continues to captivate the world.
Walking through the rooms of the historic building, you’re told the story of Anne Frank through artefacts, photos and memoirs. In the diary room, you can see Anne’s original writings including her famous diary. You can even go through the original moveable bookcase door into the Secret Annex and walk around the empty rooms, which are exactly how they appeared after the authorities removed all furniture. Try to imagine what it was like to be hidden here for such a long time as you make your way around.
During your visit, you’ll not only find out more about Anne Frank, including accounts from those who knew her personally, but you’ll also discover more about the history of persecution across the world.
Before going to the museum, make sure you buy your ticket online if you’re planning to visit between 9am and 3.30pm. Tickets aren’t sold on the door during this time, but you’ll be allocated a time slot when you book via the website.