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  • Amsterdam Museum

    Amsterdam Museum

    Learn all you need to know about the Dutch capital at Amsterdam Museum. The several exhibition halls have displays on varied topics and help you get acquainted with the history, culture and life of Amsterdam. Begin your tour of the museum with a visit to Amsterdam DNA which gives you ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis

    Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis

    Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis is a reflection of the wealth and power of its owners Albert Geelvinck and Sara Hinlopen. The museum is an erstwhile palace and the displays inside shed light on the life and times in Amsterdam in the 18th and 19th centuries. The coach house entrance of ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Hollandsche Schouwburg

    Hollandsche Schouwburg

    Hollandsche Schouwburg was originally the Artis Theatre. However, during the Second World War, the Germans converted it into a theatre only for Jews and then into a deportation place for them from where they were taken to the concentration camps. Most of the Jews (men, women and children) had to ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Het Grachtenhuis

    Het Grachtenhuis

    Het Grachtenhuis, better known as the Canal House, is located in a charming canalside house in the Dutch capital. A visit to this museum is a great way to start your sightseeing tour of the city and to get acquainted with the 17th century canal ring system of Amsterdam. The ...

  • The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum)

    The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum)

    Easily accessible, the Resistance Museum is also known as Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum. It records the history of Amsterdam and how the life of the locals was affected during the German occupation at the time of the Second World War. It reconstructs the neighbourhoods and streets of Amsterdam as they were during ...

  • Rembrandt All His Paintings

    Rembrandt All His Paintings

    Rembrandt All His Paintings is the place to view all works of art by him. The permanent exhibition offers an overview of the artist’s works and life with his entire collection of 325 paintings on display. What’s more, the paintings are displayed in chronological order and are in full size. ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Amsterdam Pipe Museum

    Amsterdam Pipe Museum

    A visit to Amsterdam Pipe Museum is a must for pipe addicts and history buffs. The Pipe Museum, or Pijpenkabinet, was started by Don Duco with his personal collection of pipes. However, the museum grew to become one of the most significant museums of its kind over the years. The ...

  • Van Gogh Museum

    Van Gogh Museum

    Van Gogh Museum is housed within two buildings: Main Building (opened in 1973) and Exhibition Wing (opened in 1999). As the name suggests, this museum has the largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings in the world. Learn about his life, works, letters and ideas and other 19th century artists ...

    Museum Cultural
  • EYE Film Institute Netherlands

    EYE Film Institute Netherlands

    Movie buffs are in for a treat at EYE Film Institute. Established in 1952, it houses a remarkable collection of films from across the world, covering the entire history of cinema. Expect no less than 46,000 movie titles, 35,000 posters and 45,000 stills from films at this archival gallery. What’s ...

  • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis)

    Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis)

    Whether you are a history buff or a bibliophile, there are reasons enough for you to visit this specialty museum and a major landmark in the Dutch capital. History lovers come here to witness displays on the life, times and suffering of the Jews during the Second World War. The ...

    Museum Landmark
  • Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

    Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

    Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder is also known as Amstelkring Museum Our Lord in the Attic Chapel. A visit to Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, meaning Our Dear Lord in the Attic, cannot be missed on your trip to Amsterdam. It is a secret church situated inside the ...

  • Het Scheepvaartmuseum National Maritime Museum

    Het Scheepvaartmuseum National Maritime Museum

    Situated near the city old harbor, Het Scheepvaartmuseum National Maritime Museum is the place to know about the maritime history of the region. The building of the museum was recently renovated but dates back to 1656 and is built on an artificial island in the Amsterdam harbour. Life-size and miniature ...

  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)

    Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)

    On your trip to Amsterdam, you must not miss a visit to the famous artist Rembrandt’s home. Situated right behind Red Light District is the house that Rembrandt owned and lived in. The rooms in the house have the antique furniture and other belongings carefully placed and preserved for visitors ...

  • The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)

    The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)

    Rijksmuseum is a Dutch National Museum with an enticing collection dedicated to arts and history. Like many other important museums of the city, this one is also situated in the Museum Square. The grandeur of the museum is reflected in the huge museum building, elegant interiors and the treasure trove ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Jewish Historical Museum

    Jewish Historical Museum

    Jewish Historical Museum or Joods Historisch Museum is dedicated to the Jews, their history, culture and religion. Housed in the Jewish Cultural Quarter, it is the only museum in country that is entirely dedicated to Jewish history. There are permanent as we well as temporary exhibitions that are held here. ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Museum Willet-Holthuysen

    Museum Willet-Holthuysen

    Want to know how life was like in a stylish canal house? Head to Museum Willet-Holthuysen and be prepared to be charmed by the antique displays here. Abraham Willet and Louisa Holthuysen along with the Society Lady, Cook, Servant, Maidservant and Coachmen lived in this house in the 19th century. ...

  • Foam Photography Museum

    Foam Photography Museum

    Like many other attractions in the Dutch capital, Foam Photography Museum is also situated within a quaint canal house. The museum displays photographs by renowned as well as upcoming artists on a rotational basis. This rotation of display takes place every 2-4 months. Apart from this, there are exhibits on ...

  • Museum Van Loon

    Museum Van Loon

    Museum Van Loon is a private residence owned by the Van Loon family. Built in 1672, it enjoys a prime location in Amsterdam canal district. Be prepared to be charmed by the splendours of this magnificent home. Everything from the interiors to the furniture and ornaments will fascinate you. The ...

  • The Stedelijk Museum

    The Stedelijk Museum

    The Stedelijk Museum is a great place to visit for art lovers. It is world renowned for its collection of modern art. The innovative and interesting paintings in this museum make it one of the richest art museums in the world. The collection includes artwork by famous artists like Casimir ...

  • Science Center NEMO

    Science Center NEMO

    The state-of-the-art green copper building of Science Center NEMO is a reflection of what it has in store for you inside. Educational exhibits, interesting interactive displays and computer simulations are spread across the 4 floors of this building. Learning for all ages and in a fun environment is all that ...

    Museum For Kids
  • Tropenmuseum


    The arts and artefacts at Tropenmuseum have very deep meanings and tell tales of different cultures, places and people. The permanent exhibitions here document how art and culture have developed over the years in various regions across the world. While Africa south of the Sahara exhibition paints a ...

  • Hermitage Amsterdam

    Hermitage Amsterdam

    Hermitage Amsterdam is a branch of the world famous Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg. Located in Amstelhof, an old monumental building, the museum has stunning art collections on display in rotational basis. These collections are imported from Saint Petersburg for the duration of the respective exhibitions. ...

    Museum For Kids
  • Electric Ladyland - The First Museum of Fluorescent Art

    Electric Ladyland - The First Museum of Fluorescent Art

    Electric Ladyland is the first and only museum of fluorescent art in the world. This one-of-a-kind attraction is an absolute must on your trip to Amsterdam. Started by an American artist Nick Padalino and christened after Jimmy Hendrix’s album from 1968, this museum has a rare collection of everything that’s ...

  • Museum Het Schip

    Museum Het Schip

    Museum Het Schip is the museum of a style of architecture called Amsterdam School. The exhibitions here feature various displays on the history and progression of this unique style of architecture. There are a number of permanent exhibitions which highlight various aspects of the same. The exhibition on Expositie Expressive ...

  • Madam Tussauds Amsterdam

    Madam Tussauds Amsterdam

    Strike a pose next to your favourite sports heroes, celebrities, musicians, political leaders and more as you visit Madam Tussauds Wax Museum in Amsterdam. The museum is divided into various sections which have wax statues of people from different walks of life. It is a very popular attraction for both ...

    Museum For Kids
  • Museum of Bags and Purses (Tassenmuseum Hendrikje)

    Museum of Bags and Purses (Tassenmuseum Hendrikje)

    Trunks, carrybags, puches, cases, suitcases and everything else that falls into the category of bags and purses can be found at the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam. The collection here dates back to the 16ht century. The largest museum of its kind in the world, it features over ...