This is Holland is not just any ride but an experience that overwhelms all your senses. This 9-minute simulated flight experience takes you on an unforgettable journey over the Netherlands and showcases its unique features. It is one of the most popular attractions in Amsterdam and offers an amazing insight into the culture, beauty and diversity of this beautiful country.
The entire This is Holland experience lasts for about 60 minutes and it has 4 different shows - The Netherlands in the past; The Netherlands of today; The 5D Flight Experience; Holland Lounge. The highlight of the entire attraction is the 5D Flight experience. What makes this flight experience a truly memorable affair is the spellbinding special effects used. The wind, the mist, the thunderstorms, the scents and the sensation of flying is unbelievably real.
Besides the ride and shows, there is a coffee corner within the premises where you can indulge in some refreshments after your visit.
** Location**Located on the northern bank of river IJ, This is Holland is a circular building that is standing by the Eye Film Museum, opposite to Central Station, and A’DAM Lookout, in Amsterdam.
Opening HoursThis is Holland is open everyday from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
By TrainArrive at Amsterdam Central Station and follow the signs that lead to IJ Side (IJ Zijde). Turn left when you reach the river, towards the free Ferry and board the F3 line to Buiksloterweg. Once across, alight and turn left. This is Holland is just 2 minutes away.
By FerryThere is a free shuttle ferry to Buiksloterweg available that runs 24/7. You can board this from Amsterdam Central Station and disembark at the north shore of the IJ. The ride is only for 3 minutes and once you disembark turn left. This is Holland is a couple of minutes away.
From S116 take the exit to S118 going towards Johan van Hasseltweg.
Turn left towards Mosplein when you reach the traffic signal.
When you reach the roundabout take the third exit at Hagedoornweg.
You will need to take right from the fourth exit and continue to follow the sign posted ferry service till you reach Meidoornweg.
Once here, first turn left and then right towards the Van der Pek Rug which will take you directly to the parking lot of This is Holland.
Average duration of a visit to ‘This is Holland' lasts for about an hour which is enough to experience the 5D flight experience, along with all the other attractions.
This is Holland premises has facilities for wheelchairs, prams, etc. There are lifts at the entrance for the use of disabled guests. Visitors have access to lockers which are at the entrance, where you can keep your baggage and other things that you do not need during the program. However, the lockers do not have space for large luggage such as suitcases, big duffel bags, folding bikes, prams or strollers. Although pets are not allowed, well trained service dogs are allowed within the premises with the guests. Business parties, children's parties and all kinds of get togethers can be organized at the premises of This is Holland.
What is unique about This is Holland?
The cutting edge Virtual Reality and augmented technologies at the 5D flying experience makes ‘This is Holland’ a unique place to visit. You can experience mist, wind, scents, thunderstorms and the amazing sensation of flying in the air as if they were real. There are altogether 4 different shows that are truly unique. These are The Netherlands in the past; The Netherlands of today; and The 5D Flight Experience; Holland Lounge
Is, This is Holland an outdoor or indoor park?
This is Holland is an indoor park, which has 4 unique shows, including the famous 5D Flight Experience that gives you a bird's eye view of the Netherlands.
How long does a visit to This is Holland last?
One visit to This is Holland lasts for one hour on average, in which you can enjoy 4 different shows that are spread across the area, including the fantastic 5D simulated flight which is a 9-minute long experience.
Is This is Holland suitable for physically challenged persons?
Yes, This is Holland is suitable for physically challenged persons as it is accessible for wheelchairs and wheeled walkers. There are lifts at the entrance for disabled guests to use.
Are strollers and wheelchairs available inside This is Holland?
No, strollers and wheelchairs are not available inside This is Holland. You will need to bring your own if there is a need for one.
Are lockers available inside This is Holland?
Yes, there are lockers available at the entrance of This is Holland where you can store your handbags, coats, etc. However they do not keep large luggage such as suitcases, trolley bags, foldable prams, etc.
What is the best time to visit This is Holland?
The best time to visit This is Holland is during early morning hours of weekdays between 10am to 11 am. The attraction has more visitors on weekends as compared to weekdays, so it is advisable to visit the place from Monday to Friday.