MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM TO VISIT: MY ADVICE ON WHICH ONES YOU SHOULD VISIT
Which are the museums in Amsterdam to visit if you visit the city for the first time?
And which ones you should visit if you come back to the capital of the Netherlands?
In this post you’ll find all the ideas to arrange your trip to Amsterdam and especially a list of the museums in Amsterdam to visit.
Museums in Amsterdam to visit
MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM TO VISIT IF YOU VISIT THE CITY FOR THE FIRST TIME
One of the greatest masterpieces of the Rijksmuseum is “The Night Watch” by Rembrandt, but walking along its rooms you can admire also the most important collection of Flemish art in the world.
The museum houses more than 8,000 works and art objects and before entering you’d better book your ticket.
Have a look at my advice on how to plan your visit and which works to see at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.
Van Gogh Museum
You can’t visit Amsterdam without entering the Van Gogh Museum.
A must-visit place for anyone who wants to really know the Dutch artist who did the most loved and reproduced paintings in the world.
The Van Gogh Museum houses Van Gogh’s most important works in the world.
Anne Frank House
One of Amsterdam’s most visited museums is Anne Frank House, that is to say the hiding place where Anne and her family lived during the Nazi occupation.
Here she wrote her famous Diary and, despite the small size of the museum, the emotions this museum arouse are intense.
To visit the museums in Amsterdam you should book your ticket in advance in order to avoid the queue at the entrance, or buy I Amsterdam City Card which offers free entry to more than 70 museums and attractions and also the use of public transport.
MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM TO VISIT IF YOU COME BACK TO THE CITY AND YOU’RE LOOKING FOR NEW IDEAS
To know the history of Amsterdam you need to enter this museum, because it illustrates the history of the city from the Middle Ages up to the present day.
You can immerse in the stories of the city, its illustrious personalities and discover its traditions.
Rembrandt House Museum
The great master of the art of the Dutch Golden Age is Rembrandt van Rijn, who moved to Amsterdam, and his house, which was also his studio is now a museum dedicated to his life and works. It houses furniture, paintings, objects and Rembrandt’s complete collection of etchings.
NEMO, the Science Museum of Amsterdam
It’s the largest science centre of the Netherlands and it proves that science can be fun.
The museum is visited by any kind of visitor, from science lovers to children, and is located in a ship-shaped building.
The 5-storey building houses scientific and technological devices to discover the world, and understand, for example, how you can purify water, what happens when you give a kiss and much more.