Gallery Moon organizes guided tours in English all only 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: €15.00 per person (always with a coffee/tea afterwards), minimum of 2 persons, max. is about 20 persons Price tour 1 or 2: €20.00 per person (this includes afterwards a typical Dutch drink and bite afterwards in the library, min. 2 persons Price tour 3: €35.00 per person, minimum of 2 persons
Contact for appointment for a tour: visit Gallery Moon during opening times (friday-sunday 13-18 h) , mail to email@example.com or telephone during opening times 06-22210481 or 06-40025386 for an appointment for a tour. Address: Bickersgracht 54 Your guide: Willem van der Horst