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 "Art on the Islands" only the 2e Sunday of the month, tour en entrees at different gallerie and artists. Tour 4 "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. Every Sunday afternoon start at 15.00 hour at Gallery Moon, by returning at Gallery Moon you will be served a free coffee or tea.
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. Every Saterday afternoon startat 15.00 hour at Gallery Moon, by returning at Gallery Moon you will be served a free coffee or tea.
Tour 3 "Art on the Islands" During this walk over the three Western Islands you will visit galleries and you can personally meet with the artists and their art. Along the way you will hear about the interesting history of the Western Isles. Pre-registration is required, duration 2 hours, only for min. 4 people, price € 15 pp. Afterwards coffee / tea in the gallery. Start every 2nd Sunday of the month at 12 am at Galerie Moon. Or register in advance via firstname.lastname@example.org
Price: €12.50 per person and €10.00 for 65+ or student (always with a coffee/tea) Registration: visit Gallery Moon during opening times, or by email email@example.com or telephone during opening times 06-22210481. Your guide: Willem van der Horst
New: a delicious High Tea is now possible before or after the guided tour in cooperation with Restaurant Bickers aan de Werf (just 1 minutes from the Gallery). The price for a guided tour included the High Tea is € 27,-- pp. On demand this guided tour is possible for a (private) group of family, friends, colleagues etc. on another desired day or time. On request the High Tea can be included, the group must be minimum 4 persons, the High Tea at Bickers a/d Werf is only possible from wednesday till sunday. See also http://www.bickersaandewerf.nl If you want this combination we suggest that you first contact Bickers a/d Werf, to see if they have place, then they will contact Moon to organise the walking tour before or after.