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Monday, 25 September 2017

Museums in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has over 50 of excellent museums. The Van Gogh Museum is a must for anyone interested in the artist’s work. On the same square is the 250-room Rijksmuseum, which contains among its treasures a handful of exquisite Vermeers and one of the best Rembrandt collections in the world. If you are in to history you will find there are a lot of interesting Museums to visit.
The former hiding place, where Anne Frank wrote her diary, is now a well-known museum you should not forget to visit when you are staying in Amsterdam. The are many old historic buildings in Amsterdam like the Oude Kerk (old Church) and the Nieuwe kerk (New Church) which have a rich history and there are many, many grachten panden (channel buildings) which date from the 18 th century you can visit. The list below contains our Museums selection, and we have provided a brief description of each museum.

Free or Discounted:

If you love museums and plan to visit at least 4 or 5 of them during your stay in Amsterdam, you have three options to save money on entrance fees.
Museum Year Pass: Best option if you want to visit many museums — for free
Museum Boat: Provides up to 50% discount on entrance to museums along its route
I Amsterdam Card: Comes with other benefits, such as discounts at attractions and restaurants, and
free use of the public transport system.

Most Museums Don’t Do Mondays:  With the exception of the Rijksmuseum (the Netherlands’ National Museum, which carries nearly 1 million works of art - including Rembrandt’s famous Nightwatch), the Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum (literally, Municipal Museum, but in fact the National Museum of Modern Art) most museums are closed on mondays.

Houseboat Museum

Houseboat Museum

The Houseboat Museum is situated on the "Hendrika Maria", a former freighter, built in 1914. Up and till the 1960s ...

Anne Frank house

Anne Frank house

Near the Westerkerk (Westerchurch), in the center of Amsterdam you can find the hiding place where Anne ...

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

 Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

It is the city’s most modern and contemporary art museum containing works by ...

Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam

You will find the Van Gogh Museum just behind the Rijksmuseum. The museum contains the largest collection of van ...

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

The Rijksmuseum is located just behind the Leidseplein. It is the largest museum in the Netherlands , with more than ...

Scheepvaart Museum

Scheepvaart Museum

Near the Central Station you will find the Dutch Maritime Museum . The museum is housed in the National Naval Depot ...

Allard Pierson Museum

Allard Pierson Museum

The Allard Pierson Museum is the archeological museum of the University of Amsterdam. Egyptology, Greek Mythology, ...

Amstelkring Museum

Amstelkring Museum

During the 17th century, the catholic religion was officially forbidden to practice the Catholic religion. Dutch ...

Bijbels Museum

Bijbels Museum

Bible, art and culture meet in this is historic and inspiring museum situated in two canal houses dating from 1662. ...

Madame Tussauds Museum Amsterdam

Madame Tussauds Museum Amsterdam

At the Dam you will find the Amsterdam ...

Heineken Experience

Heineken Experience

The Heineken Experience is located at only a 5 minutes walk from the Leidseplein. Experience the history of Heineken ...

Amsterdam ArenA Ajax Museum

Amsterdam ArenA Ajax Museum

Over four years in construction at a cost of over 202 million Dutch Guilders the Amsterdam Arena is more than just a ...

Tropen Museum Amsterdam

Tropen Museum Amsterdam

Located in a beautiful static building in the East part of Amsterdam you will find the Tropenmuseum. It is the largest ...

Nemo Museum Amsterdam

Nemo Museum Amsterdam

Science and technology buffs will find NEMO (The National Center for Science and Technology) to be one of the most ...

Jewish Historical Museum

Jewish Historical Museum

The Jewish historical Museum is located near the Waterlooplein. Opened as a museum in 1987, this four building ...

The Resistance Museum

The Resistance Museum

This museum is centrally located in the East part of Amsterdam . The exhibition describes Dutch resistance in every ...

Amsterdam Museum

Amsterdam Museum

The story of Amsterdam – your entry to the city!
Amsterdam, a metropolis? Yes, and also ...