Phone numbers: code for the Netherlands 31
Tourist Information offices:
To book a hotel or get information about transports, museums, excursions etc:
Telephone: 020-201 8800
Monday – Friday: 8 am – 6 pm
Or you can visit one of the offices in the city.
The main office is opposite Central Station and is open daily from 9 am until 7 pm.
Another office is located inside the station, on platform 2b.
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday and Saturday, from 8 am until 8 pm; Friday: 8 am until 9 pm and from 9 am until 5 pm on Sunday.
There is also an office at the airport:
Holland Tourist Information,
Arrivals 2, at Schiphol Plaza.
Monday – Sunday: 7 am – 10 pm.
You can pick up an I Amsterdam Card at any of the tourist information offices. It offers unlimited travel on public transport, a free canal cruise and discounts at museums. Cost: around 35 euros for one day (around 55 euros for 3)
Police Lost property: Stephensonstraat 18, 1097 BB, Amsterdam
Schiphol airport's lost property office:
Tel: 020/601 2325
Health and safety:
Police, Ambulances & Fire Services: 112.
Address: Elandsgracht 117 (Jordaan)
Tel: +31 (0) 900 8844.
ATAS (Amsterdam Tourist Assistance Service):
Tel: 625 3246
Emergency medical services:
Amsterdam Central Doctor’s Service (Centrale Doktersdienst):
Tel: 020 592 3434. The help line is open evenings, weekends and bank holidays.
Tel: 020 592 3434 / 070 346 9669
Tel: 0900 321 2230 / 0900 821 2230
Pharmacy/Chemist On Duty
Most chemists open Monday to Friday, from 8.30 am until 5.30 pm and some are open on Saturday morning. A list of duty chemists is displayed in the window and in free local newspapers under Medical Assistance (Medische Diensten)
To find a duty chemist:
Tel: 020 694 8709
Tel: 112 / 020 592 3434
Hospitals with Accidents and Emergency departments:
Academisch Medisch Centrum (AMC)
Address: Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam Zuidoost
Emergency Tel: 020 566 3333
Het UV Medisch Centrum
Address: De Boelelaan 1117, 1081 HV Amsterdam
Emergency Tel: 020 444 3636
Cardiology Emergency Tel: 020 444 4800
Address: Louwesweg 6, 1066 EC Amsterdam
Emergency Tel: 020 512 4113
Sint Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis
Address: Jan Toorostraat 164, 1061 AE Amsterdam
Tel: 020 510 8911
Information centre for visitors with a disability;
Tel: +31 (0) 88 2692222
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