Notes. AMSTERDAM, 43. Route. 367
Arti et Amicitiae (P1. D, 4), in the Spui, a society of painters founded
in 1839. Exhibitions of works of art by the members; adm. 25-50 c.
Botanical Garden (p. 376), daily, 10-5; admission 26 c.
Exchange (p. 871), daily, 1-8. 30; admission 25 c. (during the business-
hour, 1.45-2.80, 50 c.). a
Municipal Museum (p. 402), daily except Tues. ; week-days 10-5 (1st Sept.-
porn April, 10-4), Sun. & holidays 12.30-5 (12.30-4 in winter). Adm. to the
Sophia Augus ta Bequest, 1 fl., to the other departments free.
Museum Fodor (p. 318), daily, except Tues., from 10 (Sun. and holi-
days from 11) to 4 (Nov.-Feb. 44-8); admission on Sun. and holidays 25 c.,
on other days 50 c.
Orphanage, Municipal (p. 378), daily, except Sun., 10-2 and 2-4; vis-
itors are expected to place a ened oe in the contribution-box.
Palace, Royal (p. 372), daily, 9-4 .30 in winter), Sun. 9-2.30; adm.
50 c. (visitors are conducted pa ae y through the Palace, and most of
the furniture and other objects are covered), and 25 c. more for the ascent
of the toy (not always perme Gratuities forbidden.
Panorama (P1.G,3; Brouwe struction of Jerusalem’), daily until
dusk; adm. 50 c.
_Ryks Museum (p. 379), on week-days, in summer (May-Sept.) 10-5, in
I autumn (Feb. 46th- -April 3C 4st-Noy. 15th) 10-4, in winter
(Nov. 16th-Feb. 15th) 10-3; on Sun. and holidays (very crowded), 12.30 to
5, 4, or 3, according to the Closed on Mon. in winter. Admission
The library and the students’ room of the Cabinet of Engravings are
n at the » hours; and the Drawing School mentioned at p. 402 is
open on week-days 2-5 (from Boke fo April 2-4),
School of Navigation (p. 370), <-days (closed on Wed. and in Aug.);
adm. on application to the C ant.
Siz Collection (p. 377), vi
from a consul) are admitted on w
during the absence of the family, 4.3 5 :
Town Archives (p. 374), week-days, except Sat., 10-4.
Lown Hall (p. 316), daily, before or after office-hours (9-5); fee 50c.
Iniversity Library (p. 313), week-days 9.30-5.
Holthuysen Museum ‘(p. 377 -days 10-4 (closed on Frid.),
adm. 25c., Sun. 10 c.
Zoological Garden (p. 376), daily in summer, from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., but
the larger animals aoe visible after 7 p.m. The museums at
Admission 50 c. 3 on concert-days (p. 365) 1 fl. Aquarium, see p. J
Principal Attractions Gd days). 4st Day. The Dam (p. 371), and Ryks
Museum (groundfloor, ; Harbour (p. 370), with ferry to the Tolhuis
(p. 405). Evening: Kalver-Straat (p. 873). — 2nd Day. *Ryks Museum (first
floor, v Zoological Garden (p. 876), returning via the Jewish Quarter
(p. 87 5). — 8rd D ‘Municipal Museum (p. 402). Afternoon: excursion
to Zaandam (p
Amsterdam, the commercial capital of Holland, lies at the in-
flux of the Amstel into the Y or Jj (pronounced as 1 long), an arm
f the Zuiderzee which has been formed into an excellent harbour.
The town, which is believed to have originated about 1204, when
Gysbrecht IJ., Lord of Amstel, built a castle here, was originally
situated on an inland lake, put in the course of the 13th cent.
became connected with the sea by the breaking through of the
Zuiderzee (p. 409). Count Floris V. of Holland (d. 1297) granted
the town exemption from the imposts of Holland and Zeeland, and
mrced it to acknowledge his suzerainty. In 1368 Amsterdam was a
foember of the Hanseatic League. One-third of the town was
destroyed by a conflagration in 1421, but its prosperity was only tem-
porarily checked. In 1490 the Emp. Maximilian I. granted the city
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