Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum Ticket
- Duration: 1.5 hours
- Optional audio guide
Formerly known as the Amsterdam History Museum, this cultural treasure trove is a must-do for anyone eager to learn about the city's rich history. Here are five reasons you can't miss it!
Not only is it easily reached in central Amsterdam, the museum is housed in an old orphanage, developed over time by the city's leading architects!
The collection of Dutch paintings is one of Amsterdam's more modest, but lesser known works from famous names like Rembrandt provide a charming alternative to the larger galleries.
Among the curios illustrating the city's past is the barrel organ damaged when hidden Nazi soldiers emerged to kill 22 in an ambush on liberation celebrations in 1945.
The former Amsterdam History Museum outgrew its old name as it began to shed more light into the city's modern culture, from cycling and prostitution to Ajax soccer fandom!
Despite being spread chronologically across three floors, a lot of knowledge can be gleaned in a short space of time due to its efficient layouts and interactive exhibits.
The Amsterdam Museum is open daily 10:00AM to 5:00PM, though closed on April 27th (King's Day) and December 25th (Christmas). It doesn't open until noon on January 1st and closes an hour early on December 5th, 24th, and 31st. Some generous concessions are offered on ticket prices and entry is free with the I Amsterdam City Card or the Museumkaart.
The Amsterdam Museum is inaccessible by car but is just a short walk from Dam Square. The closest tram stops are Spui (lines 1, 2, and 5) and Rokin (4, 9, 14, 16, 24 and 25).
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The museum is amazing and provides a great overview of Van Gogh’s life and work as he slowly drifted to insanity. The way that other artists inspired his work is also explained elaborately by displaying his work alongside theirs. All tickets provided by the museum were sold out. Getyourguide saved the day!
Wonderful. However, I didnt know this but they didt have starry night on display. Cost €5 for an audio guide which is a bit dear considering tickets are already expensive. Lively learning about his life though
Very interesting to learn about the history of prostitution in Amsterdam’s red light district and there’s a little photo booth at the end to take a free picture in the S&M costume accessories of your choice.
Látogatóbarát körülmények, nincs zsúfoltság, kulturált kiállítótermek, remekművek nem csak a mestertől (barátaitól is szerepeltek festmények). A szuvenírbolt árfekvése túlárazott (de a városé is az).
Good experience. The guide was very good and prepared. In a short time it is possible to have a general overview of historical facts.