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The Hortus is open

The Hortus is open

The Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is open to visitors every day. The Hortus is largely an outdoor location, so there is plenty of space to enjoy your visit safely. This page keeps you informed about the current corona measures in the Hortus.

Book a time slot online

When visiting the Hortus, you can either buy a ticket at the entrance upon arriving, or you can maken an online booking in advance.  If you want to be sure of a visit, please reserve the ticket of your choice in our webshop.




Click here to reserve a start time

The Orangery is open

Our cafe and terrace are open every day. From the terrace, you have a view of the beautiful greenery of the Hortus with all its different types of trees and plants. The Hortus café serves hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, soup and cakes.

It is only possible to make reservations for groups larger than 6. For reservations please call 020 7025 405.



Please note that you also need to have an entrance ticket to visit our cafe and terrace.

a safe visit

Visitors who are ill and/or have complaints such as a nose cold, runny nose, sore throat, light cough or tightness and/or fever (up to 38 degrees Celsius) are requested to stay at home.  You can change your entrance ticket to another day free of charge. Please contact us at

Please take part in making a visit to the Hortus as safe and pleasurable for everyone. Therefore, give each other space during a visit and show understanding for our staff. In order to carry out their work safely, you may have to make a detour or wait a while. Follow the instructions of our staff.

frequently asked questions

Do you have any more questions about your visit? Take a look at the frequently asked questions here.

If your question is not listed, please e-mail to Unfortunately we cannot be reached by telephone due to limited office occupancy.

Questions? Let us know

You can reach us on our general number: +31 20 625 9021