The Amsterdam ArenA is the largest sporting stadium in all of Holland and is located at the south-eastern part of Amsterdam. It is the current home of AFC Ajax, probably the most famous Dutch football team.
A guided tour through the stadium with an experienced guide is available, which includes a visit to the Ajax Museum. The tour is about an hour in length and then you’ll spend about 30 minutes in the museum. Tours are run daily between 11am and 5pm* except on event days. If you are a wheelchair user, you need to make a reservation in advance for the tour.
Prices for 2010
- Adults € 12.00 per person
- Children 5 – 12 years € 10.00 per person
To get to the Stadium take Metro lines 50 and 54 stop at Strandvliet of at station Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA.
The Amsterdam ArenA was completed in 1996 and was used for the UEFA Champions League final in 1998 and the Euro 2000 semi-final, it has a retractable roof which can be closed during bad weather. Total capacity is 51,715 seats during sports matches and 68,000 during concerts if a center-stage setup is used. The arena has featured some of music’s biggest stars including U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna and Robbie Williams.
*Opening hours and tour departure times are subject to change on and around event days.