The Anne Frank House is a museum with a history. It lies in the centre of Amsterdam and features the secret annex where Anne Frank wrote her famous diary during the Second World War.
- Visit the Anne Frank House and see in person what it was like to live in hiding.
- Learn more about the unique content and history of Anne Frank’s diaries.
- Discover the temporary exhibitions on fascism and persecution then and now.
The Anne Frank House is a museum with a story. It's situated in the center of Amsterdam and holds the hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her famous diary during World War II. Anne Frank was a normal girl in exceptional circumstances. For more than two years she described the events of her daily life in hiding in her diary.
The Diary of Anne Frank
Anne’s original diary along with some of her other notebooks are on display as part of the Anne Frank House's permanent exhibition. The collection and temporary exhibitions focus on the wartime persecution of Jews, contemporary fascism, racism and anti-Semitism.
From April through October, the museum is open from 09:00 to 22:00. From November through March, the museum is open until 19:00 and on Saturdays until 22:00. In June, July and August, the museum opens at 08:30.
See for yourself how Anne, her family and other people were living while hiding from the occupying Germans. Take into account, that visiting the Anne Frank House is a moving experience, which has already touched millions of people from all over the world.
The Anne Frank House can be accessed with a ticket bought online on the organization’s website. You can book a time slot for your visit online. Editor's pick
Complement your visit of the Anne Frank House with a walk beforehand. During an Amsterdam tour, a professional guide will show you WWII Amsterdam through the eyes of Anne Frank. Please note: This tour does not include a visit to the Anne Frank House itself.
Who was Anne Frank?
Read more about Anne Frank’s life and the time she spent in hiding.
Anne Frank’s diaries
Anne Frank became famous through the diaries that she kept during the occupation of Holland.
Anne Frank’s video diary
See Anne Frank’s story re-told as a video series, bringing the famous diary to a modern audience.