Gallery Moon organized guided tours: On appointment for a private group of family, friends, colleagues etc.
Tour 1 "Historical Islands tour Bickers- Prinsen- en Realeneiland Tour 2 "From old to new" from the Bickerseiland to the Silodam, Westerdok and IJdock Tour 3 "Amsterdam" 4 hours walk through Amsterdam, history and highligths, by appointment only
Tour 1 "Historical Islands tour, Bickerseiland, Prinseneiland, Realeneiland" In 1614-1615 these Western Islands were created, here came the shipyards and warehouses of the mighty West India Company. Of the 900 warehouses in Amsterdam, there were at that time more then 100 at the Prinsen Island. What was the meaning of the name Gallows street - Gallows Bridge? Where lived the famous photographer Jacob Olie and painter Breitner? What happened here in the turbulent '70’s? And what about a giant on the Bickers Island? This tour around these beautiful 3 western islands, where the skilled guide will let you hear and see many unknown facts and stories about this historic old neighbourhood, will last approximately 1½ hour.
Tour 2 "From old to new, Bickerseiland Westerdok and IJdock" This tour goes from the old Bickers Island to the new Westerdok. With special locations as Wood Harbour, Silodam, Stenen Hoofd en the very modern IJDock, will last approximately 1½ hour.
Price tour 1 or 2: €12.50 per person and €10.00 for 65+ or student (always with a coffee/tea) Price tour 3: €30.00 per person with a minimum of 2 persons
Registration: visit Gallery Moon during opening times, or by email email@example.com or telephone during opening times 06-22210481 or 06-40025386. Your guide: Willem van der Horst