5 X The Finest Museums of Amsterdam
There is so much to see in Amsterdam, especially when it comes to the museums. This is why we have made a selection of the 10 finest museums that Amsterdam has to offer. So before you even arrive in the Netherlands, you can already find out all there is to know and pick your favourite.
The Rijksmuseum is the largest museum of The Netherlands. It has a wide variety of artworks including impressive pieces from painters such as Rembrandt, Vermeer and many more Dutch masters. These paintings, along with other objects, bring the story of The Netherlands alive.
Van Gogh Museum
Step into the world of Van Gogh. Vincent van Gogh is one of the most impressive Dutch painters of all time. The Van Gogh Museum offers the largest collection of Van Gogh’s artworks in the world and guides you through his life with his drawings, paintings, letters and self-portraits.
The FOtografiemuseum AMsterdam (FOAM) inspires people all over the world by displaying the magical features of photography. Yearly, it hosts several exhibitions on actual topics presenting unknown artists, yet also artists who have already left their mark in the world. Besides exhibitions, they also organize activities such as tours, debates and educational projects.
Anne Frank House
Het Achterhuis (annex) where Anne Frank and her family hid for years during World War 2, is located on the Prinsengracht and was turned into a museum after it was threatened to be demolished. Het Achterhuis was left in its original state as much as possible to create a realistic picture of their time in hiding.
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
The collection of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam comprises modern and contemporary artworks. During the last century, the Stedelijk Museum was internationally seen as one of the most influential museums of the 20th century. The artists featured include among others Vincent van Gogh, Karel Appel and Andy Warhol.