The Ajax Museum in the Amsterdam Arena literally pictures the story and shows both the first scrimmages on a little pitch on the outskirts of Amsterdam around 1900 and the now legendary European Cup matches that kept millions of television viewers world wide glued to their screens.
The history of Ajax is rich and tumultuous, exciting as a young boy’s book full of emotion and heroics. More than a hundred years ago the club was founded. Back then, no-one could suspect that this typical Amsterdam sports club would gather so much international fame.
The visitor is shown a great collection of artefacts from the club’s reach past: forgotten old photographs, historical documents, fiercely coveted cups and other hard-fought trophies. Personal belongings of legendary Ajax players are also shown. In short, a visit to the museum is an unforgettable journey through the past century.