Museums in Amsterdam

Museums in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the place to be if you love museums. From world-renowned big museums to the smaller lesser known art galleries, Amsterdam is a true art lovers paradise. Let’s start off with the well-known museums in Amsterdam. The most famous being the Rijksmuseum. The Rijksmuseum is the largest museum in the Netherlands and it is filled with a very impressive collection of world-famous works. Masters like Vincent van Gogh, Johannes Vermeer, and Frans Hals have work hanging on the walls in the museum. The most notable piece of art from the collection is, of course, The Night Watch by Rembrandt. The Rijksmuseum is a must see when you are visiting museums in Amsterdam. Another must-see is the Van Gogh museum. This museum has the largest Van Gogh collection in the world and tells the story of the man himself. The Van Gogh museum is the second most visited museum in the Netherlands only preceded by the Rijksmuseum.

Lesser known museums

If you have already visited the two biggest museums in Holland, but you are ready for some more there are a lot of options for you depending on your interest. If you loved the Van Gogh Museum go visit the Stedelijk Museum. This is one of the museums in Amsterdam that focusses on modern and contemporary art and design. The museum has work from Karel Appel, Henri Matisse, Jackson Pollock, and Willem de Kooning. If you are visiting Amsterdam with kids and you want to show them museums in Amsterdam take them to the National Maritime Museum. The museum is dedicated to the Netherlands legendary naval history. The biggest attraction is the full-size replica of the Amsterdam, an 18th-century cargo ship.

Enjoy with Holland Pass

With the Holland Pass, you can visit all the museums mentioned above and many more! There are many fantastic museums in Amsterdam and Holland that you don’t want to miss on your visit. With the silver and golden credits (depending on the museum which credits you’ll have to use) you’ll get entrance to the museums in Holland and if you’ve already used them you’ll get a nice discount. Surround yourself with the best art in the world with the Holland Pass!