Places in Amsterdam

Famous landmarks and highlights

Restaurant tips by local experts

All restaurants

Bars and nightlife

All bars and pubs

Attractions, museums and things to do

All attractions

Centuries of creativity

Described by many as a village, Amsterdam packs the cultural punch of a city many times its size. While still retaining a bit of a ‘sex, drugs and rock 'n’ roll' reputation, Amsterdam is now more about being a ‘creative city’ where the high standards set by such Golden Age painters as Rembrandt are maintained. The city has become a global hub for art, design, architecture and advertising, but one where all its attractions are just a short and scenic bike ride away.

Glazen Huis

Glazen Huis

A glass house for exhibiting artwork in Amstelpark

A glass house for exhibiting artwork in Amstelpark Editors' Note

Glazen Huis or the Glass House was erected in 1972 as a show house for the work of local graphic artists. This showcase structure is in the middle of a park in Zuideramstel, a suburban district. The exhibits in this see-through building are updated frequently.

Glazen Huis with its art exhibitions is just one of the attractions at Amstelpark. There are playgrounds, miniature golf, and pony rides. Also there is a rose garden, a model plant nursery, and, at the far end of the park is the Rieker windmill. In the summer, guests can tour the park aboard a miniature train.

Glazen Huis
Amstelpark, Amsterdam
Tue to Sun 11:00 - 17:00