Amsterdam is home to some exceptional museums you’re bound to have heard of like the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. But we don’t want you to miss out on all the smaller establishments with less famous collections and exhibitions.
This little list is your ticket to Amsterdam’s incredible art scene!
Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh Museum comes in at number one on this list! How come?
Van Gogh is one of the most famous artists of all time and this museum is home to the best collection of his work in the world. Even the building is interesting and the information about Van Gogh’s life and work is engaging and accessible.
The Straat Museum at the NDSM shipyard is a museum about the Graffiti and Street-Art movement. A unique place to visit.find out more
At the Amsterdam Museum, works of art transport you back in time so you can explore the city through the ages.Translation in Progress
Welcome to Rembrandt’s house! All of the furniture dates back to the 17th century, but the artwork steals the show.find out more
A church? Well, yes... But it doubles up as the venue for regular photography and contemporary art exhibitions.find out more
Another chance to admire photography in all its glory! This time in the setting of a traditional Amsterdam house.find out more
Another art museum in Amsterdam! This time, the exhibitions tend to have a historical focus.find out more
Modern and contemporary art in an architectural landmark! Are you ready to be wowed by the greats?find out more
A real revelation, this relatively new museum is sure to bring a smile to your face.find out more
Learn about the history of the Netherlands and admire paintings by Rembrandt and Vermeer.find out more
Keen to find out which exhibitions are going to be running at the museums in Amsterdam while you’re there? We’ve got you covered! Use our list of exhibitions and events to find out what’s going on each month.find out more
I Amsterdam Card
The I Amsterdam Card is a worthwhile investment if you’re staying in the city for more than 48 hours. You can save money with free entry to lots of museums and access to public transport.Buy I Amsterdam Card