Amsterdam museums
of Art

Amsterdam museums
of Art

Top Museums
in Amsterdam

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!


Straat Museum

The Straat Museum at the NDSM shipyard is a museum about the Graffiti and Street-Art movement. A unique place to visit.

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Amsterdam Museum

At the Amsterdam Museum, works of art transport you back in time so you can explore the city through the ages.

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Rembrandt House

Welcome to Rembrandt’s house! All of the furniture dates back to the 17th century, but the artwork steals the show.

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Nieuwe Kerk

A church? Well, yes... But it doubles up as the venue for regular photography and contemporary art exhibitions.

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Another chance to admire photography in all its glory! This time in the setting of a traditional Amsterdam house.

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Stedelijk Museum

Modern and contemporary art in an architectural landmark! Are you ready to be wowed by the greats?

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Hermitage Amsterdam

Another art museum in Amsterdam! This time, the exhibitions tend to have a historical focus.

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Moco Museum

A real revelation, this relatively new museum is sure to bring a smile to your face.

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Learn about the history of the Netherlands and admire paintings by Rembrandt and Vermeer.

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Van Gogh Museum

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Tip 1

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.

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Tip 2
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.

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