Top Museums in Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

  • Rijksmuseum

    The Rijksmuseum (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈrɛiksmyˌzeːjʏm]; English: National Museum) is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam. The museum is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and the Concertgebouw. The Rijksmuseum was founded in The Hague in 1800 and moved to Amsterdam in 1808, where it was first located in the Royal Palace and later in the Trippenhuis. The current main building was designed ...
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
  • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

    The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsteːdələk myˈzeːjɵm ˌɑmstərˈdɑm]; Municipal Museum Amsterdam), colloquially known as the Stedelijk, is a museum for modern art, contemporary art, and design located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The 19th century building was designed by Adriaan Willem Weissman and the 21st century wing with the current entrance was designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects. It is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, where it is close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the ...
Van Gogh Museum
  • Van Gogh Museum

    Museumplein 6 1071 DJ Amsterdam Netherlands
    Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam houses the world’s largest Van Gogh collection in the world. Open daily. All opening hours:
  • EYE

    IJpromenade 1 1031 KT Amsterdam Netherlands
    EYE Film Institute Netherlands, the Dutch centre for film culture and heritage, is dedicated to developing a vigorous film culture in the Netherlands. Through its activities and services, EYE aims to foster a viable film industry in the Netherlands and to promote Dutch film at home and abroad.
Anne Frank House
  • Anne Frank House

    Prinsengracht 267 1016 GV Amsterdam Netherlands
    The Anne Frank House - More than a Museum. Besides managing the museum, the Anne Frank House develops educational products and activities:
Stedelijk Museum
EYE Filmmuseum
  • EYE Filmmuseum

    IJpromenade 1 1031 KT Amsterdam Netherlands
    Do you love film? Then EYE is the place to be. You’ll find an exciting selection of film screenings and exhibitions. There are four cinemas, and as well as new releases, the archive has more than 37,000 titles. Browse in the shop for film-themed gifts (such as Francis Ford Coppola wine and David Lynch coffee) and finish your visit on the terrace while taking in the river views.
Hermitage Amsterdam
  • Hermitage Amsterdam

    Amstel 51 1018 DR Amsterdam Netherlands
    The Hermitage Amsterdam aims to use art and history to inspire, enrich and above all offer opportunity for reflection. With our diverse exhibition and supplementary programming, the Hermitage Amsterdam presents the world heritage of one of the greatest museums – the State Hermitage in St Petersburg – to Dutch and international visitors.
  • Stedelijk

    Museumplein 10 1071 DJ Amsterdam Netherlands
    The Stedelijk Museum enriches people’s lives with modern and contemporary art and design. A place where everyone can discover and experience modern and contemporary visual art and design. Our collection, exhibitions, publications, research and educational programmes offer unique and compelling insights into today’s world, reflecting on broader social issues, as well as those that influence our individual lives.
NEMO Science Museum
Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum
Moco Museum
  • Moco Museum

    Honthorststraat 20 1071 DE Amsterdam Netherlands
    The new museum for Modern and Contemporary art Moco, is located on the Museum Square in Amsterdam, right in between the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum. Moco kicks off with a special Banksy exhibition, curated by Lionel and Kim Logchies. During this exhibition, a monumental (3 x 4 meters!) painting called “Beanfield” will be on display. This work was showcased in 2009, and has never been on view since. "Laugh Now" will include many famous works, such as: Barcode, ...
  • Foam

    Keizersgracht 609 (Vijzelstraat) 1017 DS Amsterdam Netherlands
    Welcome to Foam Photography Museum! Check to see what's on show at the moment and try the excellend cakes and food in our Café.
Het Rembrandthuis
Het Scheepvaartmuseum
Museum Het Rembrandthuis
  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis

    Jodenbreestraat 4 1011 NK Amsterdam Netherlands
    Visit Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn’s home and workshop. For twenty years the Netherlands’ greatest artist lived and worked in this impressive building in the heart of Amsterdam, now a museum. The Rembrandt House Museum gives visitors a complete Rembrandt experience. With a seventeenth-century inventory as a guide, the house has been meticulously refurbished with furniture, art and objects from that time. The museum has an almost complete collection of Rembrandt etchings and stages inspiring exhibitions about Rembrandt, his predecessors, contemporaries ...
Body Worlds
Museum Vrolik
  • Museum Vrolik

    Meibergdreef 15 1105 AZ Amsterdam Netherlands
    Het Anatomisch Museum van het AMC in Amsterdam The Anatomical Museum of the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Tassenmuseum Hendrikje
Amsterdam. Vincent Van Gogh Museum
Rembrandt House Museum
  • Rembrandt House Museum

    The Rembrandt House Museum (Dutch: Museum Het Rembrandthuis) is a historic house and art museum in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Painter Rembrandt lived and worked in the house between 1639 and 1656. The 17th-century interior has been reconstructed. The collection contains Rembrandt's etchings and paintings of his contemporaries. The museum had 237,383 visitors in 2014.
Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum
  • Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum

    The National Maritime Museum (Dutch: Het Scheepvaartmuseum) is a maritime museum in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. The museum had 419,060 visitors in 2012. It ranked as 11th most visited museum in the Netherlands in 2013. The museum had 300,000 visitors in 2015. In 2017 the museum received 350.000 visitors.
Museum Het Schip
  • Museumplein

    The Museumplein (Dutch pronunciation: [myˌzeːjɵmˈplɛin]; English: Museum Square) is a public space in the Museumkwartier neighbourhood of the Amsterdam-Zuid borough in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Located at the Museumplein are three major museums – the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Stedelijk Museum – and the concert hall Concertgebouw. The area was originally a wax candle factory and marshy meadows. Construction began following the completion of the Rijksmuseum in 1885, with a street plan based on the design of Pierre Cuypers, the museum’s celebrated ...
NEMO (museum)
  • NEMO (museum)

    NEMO Science Museum (from latin Nobody) is a science center in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is located in the Oosterdokseiland neighborhood in the Amsterdam-Centrum borough, situated between the Oosterdokseiland and the Kattenburg. The museum has its origins in 1923, and is housed in a building designed by Renzo Piano since 1997. It contains five floors of hands-on science exhibitions and is the largest science center in the Netherlands. It attracts annually over 500,000 visitors, which makes it the fifth most visited ...
Amsterdam Museum
  • Amsterdam Museum

    The Amsterdam Museum, until 2011 called the Amsterdams Historisch Museum, is a museum about the history of Amsterdam. Since 1975, it is located in the old city orphanage between Kalverstraat and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal.
Electrische Museumtramlijn Amsterdam
Pianola Museum
  • Pianola Museum

    Westerstraat 106 1015MN Amsterdam Netherlands
    The museum shows automatic pianos from the first decades of the 20th century and many thousands of music rolls. The instruments will be played during each tour.
Tot Zover
Museum Geelvinck-Hinlopen
  • Museum Geelvinck-Hinlopen

    Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis was situated from its opening 1991 till the end of 2015 in a canal-side mansion, the Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This patrician mansion, close to the Rembrandtplein, was built for Albert Geelvinck (1647-1693) and Sara Hinlopen (1660-1749), then in an attractive and new laid-out section of the city towards the Amstel. In the year 1687 the couple moved into this double wide house, with storage rooms in the cellar, under the attic and ...
My Galleries
  • My Galleries

    1077ZW Amsterdam Netherlands
    The Best New Artists + The Best New Styles = A Beautiful Interior. My Galleries is an instore Gallery that has collaborated with Morres Wonen Hulst, het Arsenaal Terneuzen, Boutique hotel Banks Mansion Amsterdam, Henri - Antwerp, Dymphy Fashion, Concept By V and Hemelrijk Restaurant. The gallery is an initiative of Michiel Verstraten that scouts for the best new artists and already established artists in the contemporary art world. Are you looking for the best new styles and the hippest contemporary art? ...
Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam
  • Foam Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam

    Foam or Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam is a photography museum located at the Keizersgracht in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The museum has four different exhibitions at any given time in which different photographic genres are shown, such as documentary, art and fashion. Two notable shows were Henri Cartier-Bresson - A Retrospective, work by Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Richard Avedon - Photographs 1946 -2004, a major retrospective of Richard Avedon. In summer 2016 Foam will present a major Helmut Newton retrospective exhibition. Next to large ...
Paleis van Mieris
Allard Pierson Museum
  • Allard Pierson Museum

    The Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam. It is situated at the Oude Turfmarkt 127 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Artifacts from the ancient civilizations of ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria, and the Roman Empire are curated and exhibited in this museum.
Joods Historisch Museum
  • Joods Historisch Museum

    The Joods Historisch Museum (Dutch pronunciation: [joːts ɦɪsˈtoːris myˈzeːjɵm]; English: Jewish Historical Museum), part of the Jewish Cultural Quarter, is a museum in Amsterdam dedicated to Jewish history, culture and religion, in the Netherlands and worldwide. It is the only museum in the Netherlands dedicated to Jewish history. A seven-year renovation of the museum was recently completed (2007). The museum was recognized in 1989 when it received the Council of Europe Museum Prize, awarded for a combination of the presentation of ...
Amsterdam Pipe Museum
  • Amsterdam Pipe Museum

    The Amsterdam Pipe Museum (formerly Dutch: Pijpenkabinet, "pipe cabinet") is a museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, dedicated to smoking pipes, tobacco, and related paraphernalia. It holds the national reference collection (nl) in these areas. The permanent exhibition of the Amsterdam Pipe Museum displays over 2,000 items representing the variety of smoking pipes and utensils that have been used in all parts of the world over the past 25 centuries.
Museum of Bags and Purses
  • Museum of Bags and Purses

    The Museum of Bags and Purses (Dutch: Tassenmuseum Hendrikje), located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is a museum devoted to historic handbags, purses and suitcases. The museum's collection includes 4,000 items dating back to the 16th century. One of only three museums across the globe specializing in the field, and its collection is the world's largest. While the majority of visitors to the museum are women, the most valuable item on exhibit is a sixteenth-century men's goat-skin belt pouch with iron clasps.
Yab Yum
Ethnographic Museum Artis
  • Ethnographic Museum Artis

    Ethnographic Museum Artis (Dutch: Ethnographisch Museum Artis) was an ethnographic museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It was situated at the Artis zoo.
Multatuli Museum
  • Multatuli Museum

    The Multatuli Museum (also Multatuli House/Huis) is a 17th-century canal house in the Jordaan neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is dedicated to Eduard Douwes Dekker (1820-1887), whose pen name was Multatuli. Multatuli is best known for his 1860 novel Max Havelaar, inspired by time spent in Indonesia while serving in the Dutch civil service. Eduard Douwes Dekker was born in the Multatuli House and he died 67 years later in Ingelheim am Rhein, Germany on a red sofa that can ...
Press Museum
  • Press Museum

    The Press Museum (Dutch: Persmuseum) is a museum of journalistic heritage in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The museum has existed since 1902. In 2001 an exhibition space was opened. The Press Museum had 7,831 visitors in 2014.