Editor:  De Redactie • Publication:  05 June 2020

Best of Amsterdam

Best of Amsterdam

Best Museums in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has museums for every interest. From master painters to an amazing collection of handbags, photography from the world’s best photographers, everything about the Golden Age of Amsterdam and archaeology.

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Amsterdam is famous for many things – its canals, its gabled houses, its cafes, but also very much for its art. Our city is home to renowned museums and showcasing some of the very best art and artefacts. The Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum are among the best museums in the world, showcasing amazing art and exhibitions from world known painters, photographers and designers.

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Discover the highlights of the Golden Age in the Rijksmuseum

Admire 8.000 works of art from masters such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals en Steen

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The Rijksmuseum is one of Amsterdam’s grandest and most popular museums. Its vast collection showcases iconic art and a wide variety of artifacts that reflect more than 800 years of Dutch and global history, including jaw dropping paintings by the likes of Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals and countless more Dutch greats.

Museumstraat 1, Amsterdam

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The Maritime Museum brings the maritime history to our time

Discover one of the biggest and most famous maritime collections in the world

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The Netherlands has a rich naval history. The National Maritime Museum Amsterdam is dedicated to this time. This museum has an impressive collection of historical objects including weapons, paintings, world maps and scale models. Come and learn about one of the most fascinating pieces of Dutch history at the museum.

Kattenburgerplein 1, Amsterdam

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MOCO Museum: Modern, Contemporary & Street Art Museum

See iconic art exhibitions of Banksy and many Other rockstars of art

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The MOCO Museum is the place in Amsterdam where you can experience a wide range of modern, inspiring and contemporary art. The museum is an ode to the “rock stars of art.” On the walls and in the garden of the museum you will find artworks from artists such as Banksy, Kaws, Dali, Haring, Koons, Arsham, Kusama, Warhol and Basquiat.  

Honthorststraat 20, Amsterdam

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The Tropenmuseum is a museum about world cultures

The museum is housed in one of the most impressive museum buildings iof the city


Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum (Museum of the Tropics) is a museum about people, housed in an impressive listed building overlooking Amsterdam’s Oosterpark.

Linnaeusstraat 2, Amsterdam

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EYE Film: Discover the word of cinema

Step into the world of cinematography. From films tot exhibitions and festivals

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EYE Film is the only museum in the Netherlands that focuses exclusively on film and moving image. The institute shows film in all its facets: as art, cultural heritage, as a source of information and of course, enjoyment.

IJpromenade 1, Amsterdam

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