English version: Visitors from abroad

Opening times

The historic Coopmanshuys is open every Saturday and Sunday between 12:30 and 16:30

In line with the Corona virus measures, every visitor is required to reserve a ticket for a specific date and time. Futher, the number of visitors is strictly limited due to the restricted space in the museum .

According to the requirements of the RIVM we request the following information when you make a reservation:

  1. Your name
  2. Your telephone number and postcode (Track and Track obligations)
  3. The number of visitors and households in the group
  4. Which date and time you wish to visit

To book a ticket send an email at least one day before your visit to edamsmuseum1895@gmail.com

The time slots begin on the half hour:

De tijdsloten beginnen op elke 30 minuten:

  • 12.30,
  • 13.00, 13.30,
  • 14.00, 14.30
  • 15.00, 15.30
  • 16.00

To reserve tickets please send an email, at least one day before your planned visit to edamsmuseum1895@gmail.com

* Our organisation is entirely run by our volunteers

Please note:

  • The reservation is secured once you receive an confirmation email from us
  • Only visitors free of Coronavirus symptoms may vist
  • For the safety of visitors and our volunteers we have implemented a number of additional measures in the museum. Please follow these during your visit

Our organisation is run entirely by volunteers


  • Stone-built merchant’s house
    • Damplein 8, 1135 BK, Edam
      • The oldest stone-built house in Edam, with a unique floating cellar
  • Town hall and exhibition space
    • Damplein 1, 1135 BK, Edam
      • Including a life sized painting and the shoes of the tallest woman who has ever lived
      • Click here for more information about exhibitions held here

Planning your visit

rolstoel symbool The Museum and Town Hall are not accessible for wheelchair users.

By bus, including numbers 110, 118, 312, 314, 316.

By train: There is no direct train to Edam but all the trains which stop at Amsterdam Central station connect to the buses listed above at the bus station on the IJ side of the station.

Use the journeyplanner to plan your trip using public transport.

By car

There is plenty of free car parking next to the bus station on the south side of Edam and a smaller area near the Grote Kerk on the north side. It is a 10 minute walk to the centre, along the beautiful streets old town. A fee is charged for the carpark in the centre of the old town which is 2 minutes walk from the museum

From Amsterdam, Utrecht, Den Haag, Amersfoort, Almere or other areas to the south of Edam: Take the Amsterdam Ring A10 > exit Volendam (S116) > N247 towards Edam/ Volendam. Turn right on to Singelweg (by the bus station) Follow the signs to the car park.

Amsterdam Ring A10 > A7 towards Purmerend > exit Purmerend Noord/ Volendam > N 244 towards Edam

From Hoorn, Alkmaar, Den Helder, Den Oever, Afsluitdijk or other areas to the North of Edam: Take the A7 towards Amsterdam > Exit 7 (Avenhorn/Oosthuizen) > N247 towards Edam. At the north side of the town go straight ahead at the roundabout. Turn left onto Singelweg (by the bus station) on the south side of the town. Follow the signs to the car park.

Entry prices per person

Adults, 18+€ 5.00
Seniors, 65+€ 4.00
Adults, groups of 10 or more people€ 3.00
Children from 13 to 17 inclusive€ 3.00
Children up to and including 12 years old (must be accompanied)Free
Dutch museumkaartFree
Membership of the Rembrandt AssociationFree
Pass “Friends of the Museum”Free

Terms and conditions (currently only available in Dutch)