The Amsterdam Time Machine is a digital commons for the history of Amsterdam.

[website under construction]

Born in 2017, the ATM brings together efforts in the fields of academia, cultural heritage and computer science to digitally unlock Amsterdam’s past. Read more

We invite others to join, by connecting their own data and by using the data for research, storytelling, or other purposes.

Events & news

23 January 2019: ATM’s Julia Noordegraaf at Maptime University

End of January: mini ATM datasprint, more info and invites will follow

Do you speak “Amsterdam”? Be sure to check out this quiz on Amsterdam slang on the Quest website developed by our ATM – Meertens colleagues Nicoline van der Sijs en Kristel Dorelijers, with Marieke van Erp of the HuC Digital Humanities Lab. Also listen to Nicoline van der Sijs talking about 19th century Amsterdam dialects on the Dutch radio.